Iberia vehicle burglaries suspect apprehended

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Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that an arrest was made on August 16, 2014 involving multiple vehicle burglaries that were reported near the Providence Street Area, New Iberia.

Jeremy Cross (DOB 04/27/1987 of 610 ½ Ambassador West Lemelle, New Iberia) was arrested by deputies on August 16, 2014 as deputies attempted to stop and question Cross in reference to his involvement in vehicle burglaries within the city of New Iberia.

Deputies advised as they approached Cross he fled on foot and was captured after a brief foot pursuit. Deputies located a stolen handgun that Cross had discarded when he had initially fled from the area.

Cross was then charged with felony possession of a firearm, resisting an officer, illegal carrying of weapons and obstruction of justice. Cross was then booked into the Iberia Parish Jail. Detectives believe Cross is responsible for other vehicle burglaries and will face further charges. 

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