According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, with these three arrests eight burglaries that occurred in the rural parts of Rayne westward to the Jefferson Davis parish line have been solved.
Andrew J Aguilar, 30, Nemento Avenue, Lake Charles, one count of simple burglary, bond $150,000.
Justin L. Dupont, age 22, Ben Monic Drive, Evangeline, three counts of simple burglary, bond $450,000.
James Curtis Dietz, age 24 of Flaxen Lane, Evangeline, two counts of simple burglary, Bond $300,000
Melancon stated that through the investigation, detectives learned that most of the items that were taken during the burglaries were traded for narcotics in the Jennings area. Detectives were able to recover one television set, two weapons and one camera, which have been returned to the owner.
Investigators believe that the trio is also responsible for a burglary in the neighboring Jennings and Lafayette.
Sheriff Melancon is asking anyone with information on any of the incidents to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 788-8700 or 9-1-1.