Authorities on the look out for a wanted suspect in Acadia Parish

Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating Stephen Paul Fontenot who is wanted in connection with a July 2013 burglary.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, his office received a report of a residential burglary that occurred on July 30, 2013 in the 1200 block of Link Road near Branch. Evidence collected at the scene was submitted for analysis and possible suspect identification.

The Acadiana Crime Lab found a positive DNA match and a warrant has been issued for Stephen Paul Fontenot. The 25-year-old’s last known address was Eunice.

Investigators believe that Fontenot may be living in the Ville Platte area. They are asking for anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 788-8700.

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