Two juveniles among suspects arrested in rash of vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish
ASCENSION PARISH - Deputies have arrested four people, including two juveniles, following multiple vehicle burglaries reported in Ascension Parish.
According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, authorities arrested 17-year-old Demeco Curry and two 16-year-old juveniles. They were charged with two counts of felony theft, three counts of attempted vehicle burglary, seven counts of misdemeanor theft, 18 counts of vehicle burglary, and 19 counts of criminal trespassing.
Deputies say the last suspect, Chris Nicholas, turned himself in Tuesday evening. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and charged accordingly.
Authorities began investigating on February 7 after several unlocked vehicles were burglarized. The subdivisions affected were White Road, Fox Ridge, Jamestowne, Silver Oaks, Shadow Creek, and Ascension Trace.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes Unit took over the investigation and was able to obtain a vehicle description and license plate number from surveillance video.
As the investigation continued, detectives were able to identify the suspects.