61°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
84°
66°
10%
Thu
85°
68°
40%
Fri
87°
58°
10%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Homeless man arrested for car burglary

4 years ago Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:45:00 AM CDT March 17, 2011 Thursday, March 17 2011 Mar 17, 2011 in News
Source: EBRP Sheriff's Office

Baton Rouge - A homeless teenager is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after admitting to a string a car burglaries near Central.

James Roberts, 19, confessed to seven burglaries on Frenchtown Road.

Deputies say he admitted to breaking into a vehicle every other night between February 22, 2011 and March 5, 2011.

Deputies were able to track a stolen credit card back to Roberts.

Investigators say Roberts told them he would take the stolen items and sell them to strangers for cash.

He's charged with 7 counts of Simple Burglary, 7 counts of Theft and 1 count of Access Device Fraud.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
83°
61°
Wed
84°
66°
Thu
85°
68°
Fri
87°
58°
Sat
76°
53°