Home invasion suspect arrested after car chase

Home invasion suspect arrested after car chase

WHITE CASTLE, LA (WAFB) - Two home invasion suspects lead Iberville Parish Sheriff's Officers on a car chase.

In White Castle at about 8:25 a.m., two homes were broken into. As the getaway car was leaving a victim's house, one of the homeowners gave chase and was able to give a description of the vehicle to nearby deputies, who proceeded to chase the car.

According to reports, the car chase lasted about 10 minutes, with the suspects fleeing on foot afterwards.

Johntrell Lumar, 31, was captured by deputies after the chase. He was charged with Home Invasion, Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Criminal Trespassing.

According to the IPSO, Merchandise from the homes was found in the abandoned getaway car.

Iberville detectives are still looking for the second suspect. If anyone knows his or her whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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