Man arrested on multiple theft, burglary charges

Man arrested on multiple theft, burglary charges

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Port Allen man was charged in connection with several burglaries in Ascension Parish.

Terrance Richard, 25, was arrested after he was found driving a vehicle stolen during an early-August residential burglary in Donaldsonville.

During the burglary investigation, it was found that burglars were able to get into the victim's home by forcing a window open. Richard admitted to breaking into several homes over the last few weeks.

Richard was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, criminal damage to property, six counts of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, seven counts of theft, and unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.

Richard's bond was set at $84,178.

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