French Settlement woman steals TV, 2 electric guitars

French Settlement woman steals TV, 2 electric guitars

POSTED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 2:42pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 3:37pm

Amanda Villar, 23, of French Settlement, LA, was arrested on May 15 for a robbery that happened on May 12.

According to a police report, Villar broke into a home in the 12000 block of Laurel Ridge Road in St. Amant. Villar allegedly stole a television and two electric guitars valued at about $1,300.

Investigators checked pawnshops in the area and learned that Villar had pawned the stolen items in the days following the robbery.

Employees identified Villar, through her state ID photo, as the person who pawned the items.

Villar was arrested and charged with possession of stolen things and theft. She was also charged on a 2013 warrant for possession of meth.

Villar was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. She later posted bond of $10,419.50 on Tuesday, May 20. 

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