In a St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers video released Wednesday, Maj. Eddie Thibodeaux outlined a burglary case at a Dollar General store in St. Landry Parish.

Police have since arrested 17-year-old Claydeon Thomas and two juveniles for the burglary.

Thibodeaux reported the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office juvenile section acted on several anonymous tips to lead to the arrest.

In the burglary, Thomas and the juveniles allegedly smashed the window of the front door, entered the store and stole various items.

Claydeon Thomas (SLPSO Photo)
Claydeon Thomas (SLPSO Photo)

The trio of offenders are facing charges of simple burglary and unauthorized use of a moveable vehicle.

“The detectives are continuing to work on the other burglaries where the suspects tried to steal the store’s safe.  Evidence left at the scene during the past burglaries is being analyzed and detectives plan to make more arrests in the case.”

St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers is continuing to offer a reward for information on the burglaries.  Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 948-8477 (TIPS). 

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