AUTO THEFT INVESTIGATIONS – JUVENILES CHARGES BY VERIFIED COMPLAINT
LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports verified complaints have been filed against three juveniles in connection with two auto theft cases which occurred on May 15, 2021.
On May 15, 2021 Sheriff’s deputies responded to an auto theft complaint in Labadieville. The vehicle was later recovered and returned to the victim. During the investigation, deputies learned that a monetary instrument belonging to the victim had been used to conduct a transaction that was not authorized by the victim.
On June 6, 2021, deputies responded to a location on LA 308 near Napoleonville in reference to an auto theft. That vehicle was recovered and returned to the victim.
During the ensuing investigation, three male juveniles were identified as suspects in the first case. A 16-year-old from Thibodaux, a 14-year-old from Gray and a 14-year-old from Thibodaux were charged by verified complaint. The 14-year-old from Gray was also charged with felony identify theft. They were arrested on June 16, 2021 and released to their guardians.
As a result of the investigation into the June auto theft, the 14-year-old juvenile from Thibodaux was charged by verified complaint with one count of Felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle on June 15, 2021. The juvenile was released to a guardian.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.