ARREST OF JUVENILE – 14 YEARS OF AGE – FINANCIAL CRIMES
BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that a verified complaint was filed on Wednesday against a 14-year-old juvenile in connection with a financial crimes investigation which marks the third arrest in this case. The latest occurred on Wednesday.
The arrests results from an investigation that began on February 3, 2021 when deputies responded to a complaint from an infirmed victim who indicated at the time that a monetary instrument had been stolen from him and used without his authorization.
The case was assigned to detectives who quickly identified the 14-year-old, a 17-year-old and a third suspect, Connor Christopher Gray, 21, of 224 Highway 998, Belle Rose, LA.
The 17-year-old was charged by verified complaint on March 9, 2021 and processed accordingly.
Connor Christopher Gray was arrested on March 12, 2021 after engaging deputies in a high-speed pursuit that began in Belle Rose, progressed to Donaldsonville and ended when Gray crashed his vehicle back in Belle Rose. At that time, deputies pursued Gray on foot until he was arrested.
The 14-year-old was released to his guardian.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.