Two male juveniles, ages 15 and 16, from LaPlace have been arrested for a residential burglary in LaPlace last month.
On January 28, 2020, about 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Fairway Drive in LaPlace in reference to a burglary of a residence. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the male victim who reported that several electronic items as well as an undisclosed amount of cash were stolen from his residence. Officers observed the residence to be completely ransacked. Officers observed a rear door forced open and a window forced open with the window screen on the ground outside the residence.
Through investigation and video surveillance in the neighborhood, officers developed the two juveniles as suspects. Based on investigation, judicial warrants were obtained and the 16-year-old was arrested February 28, 2020 and transferred to the Terrebonne Juvenile Center; and the 15-year-old was arrested February 29, 2020 and released to the custody of his mother.