On Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 9:37 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the Dugood Federal Credit Union located at 7505 Eastex, in reference to a Bank Robbery. When Officers arrived, they were able to quickly obtain descriptions of the suspect & vehicle involved. This information was disseminated to Beaumont Patrol Officers and Detectives. A short time after the Robbery, two Beaumont Detectives located the suspect vehicle in the area of Magnolia and East Lucas. When the Detectives approached the vehicle, one suspect fled on foot, while the other suspect remained inside the vehicle. That suspect, identified as Gregory White, a 48 year old Beaumont Man, was detained. White was also found to be in possession of crack cocaine. Officers established a perimeter around the wooded area North of East Lucas and Magnolia and attempted to use Police K-9 and other resources to track the second suspect. While tracks were being made, Beaumont Detectives were canvassing the area of East Lucas and Helbig and located the second suspect. The second suspect, identified as Joseph Carter, a 38 year old Beaumont Man, was taken into custody. Beaumont Detectives are investigating this case in conjunction with the FBI. Carter was transported to the LaSalle Correctional Facility, where he was booked in on a Federal Bank Robbery charge. White was transported to the Jefferson County Jail, where he was booked in on Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Carter                                                        White