APSO seeking whereabouts of car burglary suspect
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office received several vehicle burglary reports located in Cypress Ridge subdivision and other nearby neighborhoods, located in Geismar between Feb. 8 and Feb. 9.
During the course of the investigation, surveillance video revealed that a male suspect, armed with a weapon, which appears to be a shotgun, is seen pulling on vehicle door handles attempting to burglarize several vehicles.
In one of the vehicle burglaries, a Smith and Wesson M4 high power rifle was taken from the vehicle.
It was learned that the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office had similar burglaries in January 2016 with a similar suspect carrying a shotgun type weapon in a subdivision in East Baton Rouge that boarders Ascension Parish.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-4636 or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line from any cellular device, or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP. To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.