On Thursday August 4, 2022, Deputies with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office responded to a park on 5550 Church Rd, near Saxapahaw, N.C. in reference to a vehicle break in. On arrival, the victim, stated that the window had been broken out on his 2017 Kia Soul.
The victim reported that his friend’s purse had been taken which included a driver license and multiple credit/debit cards. While deputies were on scene taking the report, the owner of the purse received a notification that one of her cards was currently being used at Walmart in Mebane.
As the investigation continued, Detectives were able to collect photographs of a suspect and a receipt from Walmart. Detectives tracked gift cards bought by the suspect and discovered they were used in Raleigh to purchase money orders. Detectives then tracked the money orders to Fritz St. Louis Jr. Mr. St. Louis was identified from photographs at Walmart and Food Lion where another fraudulent purchase was made.
The whereabouts of Mr. St. Louis were unknown until Detectives recently received a phone call from the St. Charles County Missouri Sheriff’s Office. Detectives in Missouri reported that they had chased B&E suspects from a local park. After catching the suspects, they identified Mr. St Louis as one of the offenders and Torian Fields as the other.
Using forensic technology authorized by a search warrant, Detectives found evidence leading back to the Alamance County incident from August 4, 2022. Mr. St. Louis was later arrested in Wake County and is currently incarcerated there. Mr. Fields has not yet been arrested.
Name: Fritz St. Louis, Jr. B/M/34
Address: 3932 Hylton Drive, Raleigh, N.C.
Charges: 1ct: Felony Break or Enter a Motor Vehicle
4cts: Felony Financial Card Theft
1ct: Felony Identity Theft
1ct: Felony Obtain Property by False Pretense
1ct: Misdemeanor Injury to Personal Property
Bond: $30,000.00 secured (Wake County)
Mr. St Louis’ co-conspirator, Torian Fields, also from Raleigh, N.C., has not yet been arrested.
These individuals are most likely associated with the Felony Lane Gang which has been targeting vehicles in parks across the country.