Burglaries committed by teen lands Baker family behind bars
BAKER, LA (NBC33) — A family is now behind bars after a teen was connected to four residential burglaries.
The Baker Police Department reports that a 16-year-old was connected to the crimes after he was spotted wearing clothing that was stolen from one of those burglaries. Officers search the juvenile’s home and found a large assortment of stolen electronics and jewelry, which were linked to three other burglaries within the area. The investigation revealed that the teen’s mother, Deborah Walker, 37, and his sister Dominik Walker, 19, had knowledge of the burglaries. They are accused of being in possession of stolen items as well.
The teen was arrested and charged with four counts of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling, two counts of Simple Criminal Damage to Property, and Illegal Possession of Stolen Things.
Deborah and Dominik Walker were both booked on charges of Illegal Possession of Stolen Things and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile. However, Dominik faces new charges today after she allegedly making threatening comments on Facebook.
Reports indicate that one of the burglary victims contacted authorities about the comments. She allegedly posted the comments on her own Facebook page. Today she was re-arrested and booked for Obstruction of Justice.