On January 20, 2014 the Ville Platte Police Department received a report of a break in at a local business on West LaSalle Street in Ville Platte. Upon arrival the officers discovered that while the suspect was in the store attempting to steal items, he was interrupted by the store owner and fled on foot. Detective Deville began his investigation and arrested Finally Had Fruge, 17 of 1202 Rev. E.D. Alfred St., Ville Platte. Fruge was charged with burglary and was booked into the Ville Platte City Jail on a $15,000.00 bond. Fruge was transported to the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Jail.
On February 10, 2014 the Ville Platte Police Department received a report of a break in of a local business on West LaSalle. Upon arrival officers learned that alcohol and cigarettes were among items stolen from the business. Detective Hall was assigned to the case and began his investigation. Evidence along with video surveillance was collected from the scene and Detectives were able to identify and arrest the suspects on February 12, 2014.
Arrested were Brandon Leday 29, no address available, Ville Platte. Leday was charged with Simple Burglary and Criminal Damage to Property. Leday’s was booked into the Ville Platte City Jail on a $15,000.00 bond set by Judge Thomas Fuselier.
Wallace V. Lafleur 29, of 718 Harold Bordelon Circle Apt. 183, Ville Platte was arrested and charged with simple burglary. Lafleur was booked into the Ville Platte City Jail on a $15,000.00 bond set by Judge Thomas Fuselier.
Chief Neal Lartigue reminds citizens to report suspicious activity to the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313. Your tip could help solve a crime and remove a criminal from our streets. Your call will remain anonymous.