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Two arrested for stealing items from cars

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Jeremy Carter (Source: Ascension Sheriff's Office) Jeremy Carter (Source: Ascension Sheriff's Office)
Tomas Jones Tomas Jones
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Two men have been arrested for burglarizing cars in Ascension Parish.

Investigators say Jeremy Carter and Tomas Jones, both 19, traveled along Highway 943 burglarizing vehicles and stealing items, including a handgun.

According to reports, when deputies approached the suspects, they threw the gun into a ditch.

Carter and Jones have both allegedly admitted to the thefts.

All items were returned to their owners.

Jones has been charged with illegal carrying a weapon, possession of stolen property and burglary of a vehicle.  His bond was set at $20,292.50.

Carter was charged with possession of stolen property and burglary of a vehicle.  His bond was set at $15,292.50.

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