LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Officials in Livingston Parish have arrested three men who they believe are tied to 23 vehicle burglaries.
Reports of the break-ins began in October in the Woodland Crossing subdivision in Livingston Parish.
Parish Sheriff Jason Ard says several burglaries and one auto theft were reported.
The stolen vehicle was recovered on Oct. 18 in Baton Rouge.
During the investigation that followed, detectives were able to identify three suspects; Tyelin Gray, 18, Termaine Nelson, 19, and Deshawn Stewart, 22, all of Baton Rouge.
With assistance from BRPD, a search warrant was obtained. Numerous stolen items were recovered, including key fobs, clothing, and identification cards, Ard says. All stolen items were returned, officials say.
All three were arrested and booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center.
Officials also warned people to follow proper safety measures to protect your stuff:
- Lock your vehicles
- Remove all valuables or place them out of sight
- If your home is equipped with motion detecting lights, make sure they are in working order and pointed in the direction of your vehicles
- If you have surveillance video equipment, make sure it’s set to record movement and that it’s pointed in the direction of your vehicles
- Report any suspicious activity to LPSO at 225-686-2241