Prairieville woman arrested on burglary counts

Staff reports
Sara Espinoza

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of Sara Espinoza, 21, 43276 Moody Dixon Rd., Prairieville, on multiple counts of burglary and attempted burglary.

Lt. Col. Paul Robert reports in the early morning hours of June 23, several vehicles in the Northeast area of Ascension Parish were burglarized.

The targets of the burglaries were unlocked vehicles located in the driveways of homes in local subdivisions. 

After receiving a call from a citizen reporting suspicious activity, Espinoza was located and arrested by Uniform Patrol Deputies.

As Detectives conducted a follow-up investigation, Espinoza was subsequently charged with ten counts of simple burglary and four counts of attempted simple burglary.

Most of the property stolen in the burglaries has been recovered and released back to the victims.