3 teens arrested in connection to Youngsville vehicle thefts

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Youngsville Police have made three arrests, including two juveniles, after investigating a string of vehicle burglaries in the Sugar Ridge Subdivision.

Javontra Richard, 17-years old of Jeanerette, was taken into custody in Alexandria, according to Youngsville Chief of Police Rickey Boudreaux.

Two other male juveniles, 16 and 15-years old from the Lafayette and Carencro areas respectively, were also apprehended last week and placed in the Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center.

Detectives began an investigation on November 23, 2015 after a vehicle was reported stolen and several vehicle burglaries happened in the area.

The stolen vehicle was found and returned to it’s rightful owner.

Other pieces of stolen property were also recovered and are in the process of being returned to their owners.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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