Teen arrested after alleged armed robbery in Amite

The Amite City Police Department arrested an 18-year-old man accused of robbing a 15-year-old.

Law enforcement arrested Jamarcus Cyprian on multiple charges, which include armed robbery stemming from an incident that occurred on Nov. 13 in the 800 block of South Second Street.

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Officials say the juvenile victim identified one of the suspects. After executing a search warrant at a home on Gullet Street, officers confiscated three handguns that were reported stolen, an AR rifle, two Draco-style firearms, 55 grams of marijuana and firearm magazines and ammo.

Cyprian charges:

  • Armed Robbery
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon
  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile
  • Three counts of Possession of Stolen Firearm
  • Possession of Stolen Things
  • Possession of Dangerous Weapon while in Possession of CDS

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