Lafayette car burglar caught in the act, arrested

Lafayette car burglar caught in the act, arrested
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POSTED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 2:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 2:04am

A man has been arrested on burglary charges after being caught attempting to burglarize a car.

On June 18, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Lafayette police responded to the 100 block of Belle Fontaine in regards to a car burglary incident.

When officers arrived they met with an off-duty Lafayette Parish Sheriff Deputy who had detained a black male suspect for burglarizing a vehicle.

The suspect, Brandon Edwards, 21 of Lafayette, was arrested for Simple Burglary of an Auto.  Edwards was found in possession of a handgun stolen from the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
 

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