BELLE ROSE --- Sheriff Mike Waguespack
reports that on Monday, May 12, 2014 at approximately 3:20pm, the Assumption
Office received a 911 call in reference to a residential burglary. Numerous items, including a handgun, were
taken from the interior of the residence.
During the course of the investigation, the stolen handgun was recovered
on Friday, May 30. Our press release
from June 3rd detailed the recovery of the handgun. The investigation uncovered that a Quention
Steward, B/M, age 26 of 135 Grisaffe Lane, Belle Rose was a suspect in the
case. After questioning by detectives,
Quention admitted to committing the burglary.
Quention Steward was booked in the Assumption Parish
Detention Center on June 2, 2014 for LA RS 14:62.2 Simple Burglary of an
Inhabited Dwelling. His bond has been set
at $30,000 and he is still in custody as of the time of this release.
Detective Sergeant Simmons is the lead investigator on this
case. If you have any information
concerning this case or others, please contact the Criminal Investigative
Division at 985-526-1627 or Communications Division at 985-369-2912.