Landon Johnson (B/M, 18, 122 Truman Circle Apartment 31 in Thibodaux) and a Juvenile (information being withheld due to age) were each initially charged with two (2) counts of Vehicle Burglary. Johnson received an additional charge of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile due to his age and the age of the Juvenile, and the Juvenile was also charged with a Curfew Violation.
Around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 25th, Police were called when a group of males were seen pulling on door handles of cars in an apartment complex. All of the males fled the area, but not before breaking into a blue Toyota Corolla and a gray Jeep – nothing was reported missing from those vehicles. Police spotted the group running in the area of Washington Street, and gave chase – catching Johnson and the Juvenile.
Through investigation, Police were able to connect fifteen (15) other vehicle burglaries to Johnson that happened over the previous weeks. One of which a vehicle was stolen, but later recovered by Police when they spotted the vehicle, the suspect fled on foot, and another where a gun was stolen out of an off duty Sheriff Deputy’s unit.
In total, Johnson is being charged with seventeen (17) counts of Vehicle Burglary, Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Theft of a Firearm, and three (3) counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile. Johnson’s total bond is $155,250.00. The investigation is ongoing.
By: Thibodaux Police DepartmentShare