Gonzales man arrested for home invasion, burglary

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - A Gonzales man has been arrested and charged with home invasion, simple burgary, trespassing, simple battery of the elderly, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The man is Damon Delmore, 36 of 1200 Penn Street. Police say they were called on May 20 in reference to a burglary in progress in the Bayou Grand South subdivision. The suspect fled on foot and made his way into more residences in the subdivision.

Deputies also learned he had entered several other homes while they were occupied. He also committed battery on two elderly residents, but there were no serious injuries. When Delmore was arrested, deputies say he had a glass pipe.

He was booked in the Ascension Parish jail. Bond was set at $130, 639.

Copyright 2014 WAFB. All rights reserved.