Iberia Sheriff Louis Ackal says an arrest has been made in the case of multiple vehicle burglaries that were reported near the Providence Street Area, New Iberia.

27-year-old Jeremy Cross was arrested after deputies attempted to stop and question Cross about the vehicle burglaries within the city of New Iberia.

Deputies says as they went up to Cross he ran, but was caught after a brief foot pursuit.

Deputies say they found a stolen handgun that Cross had thrown away when he ran.

Cross is facing several charges including being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Detectives believe Cross is responsible for other vehicle burglaries and will face further charges.