The suspect from the Third Coast Bank Robbery has been located and is in custody in Vinton, La. The suspect, w/m James Richard Newton, 46 from Beaumont was taken into custody at the Best Western Casino in Vinton, Louisiana after deputies located his vehicle in the parking lot of the casino.
Earlier this afternoon an Aggravated Robbery warrant was issued for his arrest. Beaumont Detectives and the FBI are on location continuing the investigation.
At this time, Newton is in custody at a local hospital for injuries sustained prior to being arrested. Once Newton is cleared from the hospital, he will be transported back to Jefferson County.