Car burglar gets 40 year sentence

AMITE, LA (WAFB) - An Independence man will spend 40 years in prison for breaking into cars less than two weeks after being given probation for breaking into cars.

On May 25th, Brandon Day, 22, was given a suspended sentence of 36 years after he was found guilty on 15 counts of simple burglary.  He was placed on five years of probation.

Eleven days later, on June 6th, Day and an accomplice were arrested for breaking into cars at an apartment complex in Hammond.

Day was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years behind bars.

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