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Arnaudville Man Arrested In Connection With Several Cecilia Vehicle Burglaries - 7/1/2017 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

July 1, 2017

3:46 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Arnaudville Man Arrested And Charged In Connection With Several Cecilia Vehicle Burglaries

(St. Martinville,La.)This week, Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation following reports of vehicle burglaries that occurred in the Cecilia area last week. During the course of their investigation they were able to identify a suspect, and a warrant of arrest was obtained for Mark Journet, 48, Arnaudville, LA.

This morning, a St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputy observed the suspect in the passenger side of a vehicle in the Cecilia area and initiated a traffic stop. Following the traffic stop, Mark Journet was subsequently arrested without incident. He was transported to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center where he was booked on the following charges:

5 counts-LA. R.S.-14:27.62-Attempted Burglary

1 count-LA. R.S.-14:62 Burglary

4 counts-LA. R.S.-14:62 Burglary (Probation and Parole Warrant)

At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

Please remember to always "Look Before You Lock” and remove any valuables from your vehicle and always lock your door upon exiting your vehicle to prevent vehicle burglaries.

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