Early Sunday morning, an Acadia Parish Sheriff's Deputy was flagged down about a suspicious situation in the 19000 block of the Crowley-Eunice Highway.

The deputy detained two suspects, and along with officers from the Crowley Police Department started investigation the situation.

Elmarkus Thomas, photo courtesy of Crowley Police Department

Police say 20-year-old Elmarkus Thomas and 29-year-old Shane Thomas, both from Crowley are accused of stealing automotive parts and accessories from a business on that roadway.

Both men were charged with burglary, while Shane Thomas was also charged with resisting an officer.

Chief K.P. Gibson says, "Team work is what makes for successful ending to this investigation. All members of law enforcement did an outstanding job by working together along with an observant citizen of our community."