Alleged burglar arrested in St. Mary Parish

BAYOU VISTA, LA (WAFB) - A Bayou L'Ourse man was arrested on burglary charges Wednesday evening after being seen allegedly leaving a home in a suspicious way.

The incident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Delmar Road in Bayou Vista.

According to spokesperson Traci Landry of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, after receiving a call of a burglary, a deputy reported watching 24-year-old Jamie Scarbrough, Jr. leave the home through a window. Scarbrough then allegedly fled on foot.

Detectives were able to find Scarbrough and arrest him. He was transported to the parish jail and then booked.