Three arrested, one wanted in Slidell for brutal attack of taxi driver

SLIDELL, La. (WGNO) – Three people were arrested and a fourth is wanted in connection with the brutal attack and armed robbery of a taxi driver in Slidell.

According to Slidell Police, the four suspects – Cordarrell Lamar Rudolph, Clarence Ray Paige Odom Jr., Cordell Martinez, and Courtney Jervontae Kirsh – conspired at a local restaurant late Monday night and planned to rob a taxi driver.

The four suspects reportedly hailed a taxi and had the driver bring them to a hotel before they attacked the 49-year-old cab driver and tried to rob him. They fled the scene on foot after the attempted robbery.

Three of the suspects were arrested. Courtney Kirsh is still wanted in connection with the attack.

Photo courtesy Slidell Police

Photo courtesy Slidell Police