Police locate stolen handgun with teenager

Police locate stolen handgun with teenager

POSTED: Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 2:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 2:04pm

Thibodaux police have arrested two teenagers in conjunction with a stolen weapon.

On Christmas day at around 2:30 a.m. Thibodaux Police Officers received information that an unknown male was in possession of a gun and a mask in a parking lot near a private party in the 1300 Block of Cardinal Drive.

Officers rushed to the scene, and found Tyler Tillman, 19,  and Jermaine Miles, 18, around a vehicle in the parking lot.

Miles tried to leave the scene after being told not to, but was stopped.  Officers were able to locate a semi-automatic handgun, which was reported stolen.

Tillman was charged with Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Illegal Carrying of a Firearm, and a Terrebonne Warrant for Failure to Appear for Traffic Offenses. Miles was charged with Resisting An Officer.  

Tyler Tillman and Jermaine Miles were arrested and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where they are being held in lieu of bonds.

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