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Burglary suspect arrested

Thursday, March 9, 2006

Thursday March 9, 2006

Lafayette Sheriff's Office Detectives, the Broussard Police Dept. and the Lafayette City Police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Tony Trahan of Church Point on (4) counts of Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property and several drug related charges.

Over the last several months all three agencies have experienced burglaries involving stolen tools from building contractors trailers. The Broussard Police Dept. first came into contact with Trahan on drug related charges, and began connecting him to the burglaries. Later in the investigation Sheriff's Office Detectives recovered 32 pieces of stolen property from Trahan's possession they were able to identify and return 15 items to victims. Trahan's girlfriend, 32 year-old Stacie Sanchez from Church Point has been charged with Possession of Stolen Property.

Detectives are asking that if anyone has any information about Trahan or tools he may have had in his possession, please call the Lafayette Sheriff's Office at 232-9211 or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.