Walker PD busts 3 men during home burglary in progress

Walker PD busts 3 men during home burglary in progress

WALKER, LA (WAFB) - Three men were arrested in Walker Wednesday when officers were able to stop a home burglary in progress.

On Wednesday, January 31 around 10:20 a.m., the Walker Police Department responded to a call about a burglary in progress after a house-sitter watching over the home while the owners were out of town called about suspicious activity.

"The residence where the burglary occurred is equipped with video surveillance cameras which were being remotely monitored. While viewing a live feed from the surveillance cameras, the caretaker saw a vehicle and trailer pull up to the property and three men enter a shed on the premises. When the men began removing items from the shed and loading them onto the trailer, the caretaker called our department," said Captain John Sharp.

Officers arrived on scene and ordered the men to stop. One man surrendered while the other two tried to flee. Officers were able to located the two men a short time later under a nearby mobile home.

The three men were arrested and taken to the Walker Police Department for processing.

"The suspects were identified as Amos Joseph Lebert, 35, of Prairieville, Jacob Denson Fisher, 45, of Boyce, and Wade Thomas Bauer, 45, of Denham Springs. The three men will each be charged with burglary, resisting arrest, and criminal damage to property. Following their processing, the suspects were transported to the Livingston Parish Detention Center for booking," said Sharp.

Bond has not been set at this time.

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