Gonzales man arrested on home invasion, burglary charges

Gonzales man arrested on home invasion, burglary charges

POSTED: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 5:29pm

UPDATED: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

Damon Delmore, 36, of Gonzales is in jail on charges of home invasion, simple burglary, trespassing, simple battery, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a burglary in progress in the area of Bayou Grand South Subdivision on Tuesday, May 20.

When officers arrived, the suspect ran from the scene. While deputies searched the area, the suspect entered two more homes in the neighborhood.

Investigators also learned that Delmore had entered some homes while people were inside. He also reportedly committed battery on two elderly people inside one of the houses, but there were no serious injuries.

When police apprehended Delmore, he had a glass smoke pipe in his possession.

Delmore was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on the above charges. 

The investigation is still underway. 

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