Authorities Looking For Third Home Invasion Suspect
A man accused in a home invasion just over 3 months ago is still on the loose, and authorities need your help catching him. Captain Jimmy Darbonne with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office says Gerald Matt Jr. is wanted for his part in the May 1st armed robbery. Darbonne says they believe Matt was one of three men who broke into the home around 3 in the morning, waking the victim up, pulling him from his bed and bounding him with duct tape around his hands and feet, then robbing his father's home of about $55,000 worth of stuff and taking the son's pickup truck. The truck was later recovered by the Evangeline sheriff's Office and two of the suspects were caught. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Gerald Matt, Jr. contact the St. Landry Sheriff’s Office at (337) 948-6516 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 948-8477.