Orange bank robbery suspect in custody in Louisiana

Orange bank robbery suspect in custody in Louisiana

Police report that a woman suspected of robbing Capital One Bank in Orange on May 20, 2016, is in custody after allegedly robbing another bank in Louisiana, according to a news release from the Orange Police Department. 

Captain Robery Enmon reports that a lone white female suspect robbed the Orange bank, located at 3738 N. 16th St., in 2016. OPD and the FBI conducted an investigation, but no suspect was identified at that time.

On March 18, a woman robbed the Whitney Bank in Lake Charles, Louisiana. SHe was arrested and identified as Eva Renee Powell, 50, of Vidor. 

On March 21, OPD detectives met with Powell, who reportedly confessed to the May 20, 2016, robbery of Capital One Bank.  

At the time of the release, Powell remained in custody at the Calcasieu Parish Jail.