Sheriff Craig Webre announced Eldon Ordoyne (age 36) of Breaux Bridge has been charged in a July armed robbery in Cut Off. Phillip Jelks Jr. was previously arrested last month for his involvement in the crime which took place during the early morning hours of Monday, July 27 on East 72nd Street in Cut Off. Through investigation, detectives learned three male suspects held two men at gunpoint outside a residence, taking items from one of the men. The victims were then forced inside the residence where the suspects encountered a third victim. The subjects searched the residence for valuables and eventually fled the scene with clothing, a cell phone, a wallet and a set of keys. Detectives obtained warrants for Jelks and Ordoyne which included the following charges for each: one count of Armed Robbery; two counts of Attempted Armed Robbery; and one count of Aggravated Burglary. Jelks was arrested July 31, 2015, and remains in jail in lieu of $175,000 bond. Ordoyne was arrested in St. James Parish on Tuesday, August 25 and was transported to Lafourche where he was booked per the warrants on Wednesday. He is being held in lieu of $270,000 bond. Detectives have not yet identified the third suspect in the crime and are asking for the public’s help on this case. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.
UPDATE: Second Suspect Charged in Cut Off Armed Robbery