Deputy spots suspected burglar in traffic, makes arrest
ST. MARTINVILLE - Deputies have arrested a man wanted in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries after he was spotted in public.
According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Mark Journet of Arnaudville is suspected of committing several vehicle burglaries in the Celica area.
A deputy reportedly arrested Journet after he was spotted in the passenger's seat of another vehicle Saturday. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and arrested Journet without incident.
Journet was transported to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center where he was booked on several burglary charges.
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