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Two burglaries solved by DeQuincy policemen



The DeQuincy Police Dept. reports two recent burglaries that have been solved:

On Sunday, Aug. 10, DeQuincy Police responded to a burglary call on Banneker Street. The victim related that while she was sleeping, person(s) unknown entered her residence and once inside stole several items to include a Sony Playstation 3, two controllers and four games, valued over $500.

Cpl. Doug Phillips did the initial report and identified a juvenile involved in the burglary. The case was turned over to Detectives Jerry Bell and Tom Threet who identified an additional juvenile subject involved in the burglary.

Warrants were obtained on both juveniles. They were arrested and transferred to the juvenile authorities whereby they are pending juvenile hearings on Burglary and Theft.

On Monday, Aug. 11, De Quincy Police received a report of a burglary on Jefferson St. Detectives Jerry Bell, Tom Threet and Officer Landon Barks responded to the scene and conducted the crime scene investigation which revealed that person(s) unknown broke out a back window of the residence, went inside and stole numerous items to include a computer, cell phone, watch, and other items.

An investigation conducted by Bell and Threet revealed that four persons were involved. Juvenile warrants were obtained on two male subjects. They were arrested and transferred to the juvenile authorities in Lake Charles pending their juvenile hearing.

Two adult males were also arrested. Decavius D. Walker of DeQuincy was arrested and charged with Simple Burglary, Theft (over $1500), Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, and Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles, (2 counts). Walker’s bond was set at $100,000.

A warrant was also obtained on Julious D. Cole of DeQuincy for Illegal Possession of Stolen Things and Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles (2 counts) His bond was set at $40,000.

Investigation revealed that Walker sent the two juveniles over to the victim’s residence to break the window and see if the alarm went off. When the alarm did not go off, they all three returned to the victim’s residence, two of them went inside while one remained on look-out.

After committing the burglary and theft, they all then went to Cole’s house with the stolen property. Much of the property was subsequently recovered at Cole’s house.

Walker and Cole were transported to the Calcasieu Parish jail.

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