POSTED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 2:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 2:04am
Lafayette, La — 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.