Deputies Arrest Lafayette Gun Thieves
Lafayette Sheriff's deputies arrested two men Thursday morning after reports of a vehicle burglary.
Lafayette Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt. John Babin reported deputies responded to a call on Arapahoe Drive when they stopped a suspect vehicle.
After searching the vehicle, deputies discovered several stolen firearms and approximately 60 grams of marijuana (valued at $1200).
Devonte Wiltz, 28, was charged with three counts of simple burglary, illegal carrying of a weapon, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of a stolen firearm.
Nicholas Brooks, 20, was charged with three counts of simple burglary, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance (marijuana).
The suspects were booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.