Ascension deputies search for information in vehicle burglaries

Deputies are looking for a man caught on a security video entering an unlocked vehicle in the Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville on Tuesday, Ascension Sheriff’s Chief Tony Bacala said.

Bacala said the man also could be responsible for at least six other vehicle burglaries that happened on the same day in and around the subdivision.

“All seven of the burglaries that occurred somewhere between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Tuesday were all unlocked vehicles,” he said.

Bacala encouraged residents to lock their vehicles and not leave valuables in sight.

Anyone with information on the burglaries or the man seen in the video may contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867. To be eligible for a cash reward, Crime Stoppers should be contacted immediately, according to the Sheriff’s Office.