At approximately 7:30 AM on Thursday, Sylvester LeBlanc was arrested in Lincoln, NE by the Metro Fugitive Task Force. He is being held at the Lancaster County jail on a warrant for Robbery and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony issued by the Lincoln County Court. The warrant was related to this case and bond was set at 10% of $500,000.
It is unknown if additional charges are pending in Lancaster County, however, LeBlanc will eventually be transported back to Lincoln County if he doesn’t post bond.
According to a North Platte Police Department news release, Sylvester LeBlanc is in police custody.
Police have been searching for LeBlanc since his alleged participation in an armed robbery on February 11.
At 10:30pm on Februay 11, Officers responded to Kings Trailer Park in the 2400 block of West 9th on the report of an armed robbery. Through their investigation, officers learned that LeBlanc and Jeffery Denson had fled the scene. The victim, a 20-year-old female, alleged that Denson and LeBlanc had asked to use their bathroom. Shortly after they entered the trailer, police say LeBlanc brandished a gun and demanded money. The suspects also took a cellular phone.
Officers were able to locate Denson a short time later, however, they were unable to locate LeBlanc and he has been at-large since.
LeBlanc faces charges of Robbery, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony and Terroristic Threats.
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