At approximately 2:30 on Friday September 14, 2012 the Ville Platte Police Department received a call of a possible armed robbery in progress at a local bank. Officers and Detectives responded to the scene and were assisted by Deputies from the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office.
Derrick Shane Miller 37, of 3291 Tiger Lane, Ville Platte was arrested and charged with attempted simple robbery and terrorizing. Miller was booked into the Ville Platte City Jail without incident. No bond information was available at press time.
This incident is still under investigation. If you have any information about this or any other crimes please contact the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313.