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Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office


Residential Burglary Arrest - Friday, August 4, 2017

DATE:            FRIDAY, AUGUST 04, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS


PLATTENVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Kentrell Sanders, 36, of 5768 Highway 308 Plattenville, LA, in connection with a residential burglary on April 27, 2017 near Plattenville, LA.

On that date, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the burglary complaint.  Investigators noted forced entry had been made into the home and numerous firearms and other items had been stolen from the interior of the residence.  An all-terrain vehicle was stolen from the property as well.

Through investigation, Kentrell Sanders was identified as a suspect in the burglary.

Detectives recovered some of the stolen items including the ATV.

Sanders, already in jail on an unrelated burglary count, was charged on Thursday with the April 27th incident.  The more recent charges include:

            *Simple Burglary of An Inhabited Dwelling

            *Theft of a Motor Vehicle

            *Misdemeanor Theft

During the burglary investigation, detectives discovered that Sanders exchanged multiple messages of sexual contact with a 15-year-old via social media in May of this year.  The messages were retrieved and as a result, Sanders was charged with computer aided solicitation of a minor.  Sanders was additionally charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Sanders remains in the Assumption Parish Detention Center. Awaiting a bond hearing.


For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.