PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon
reports the arrest of Calvin Weatherford, Jr., 32, of 932 Bayou Drive, Pierre
Part, LA, in connection with two residential burglaries in Pierre Part.
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Detectives responded to a
burglary complaint on Mabile Street on October 27, 2016. It was determined that firearms and money was
stolen after forced entry was made to gain access to the home.
Five days later, deputies responded to a residential
burglary in progress on Bayou Drive.
Responding uniform patrol officers learned that the homeowners returned
home to find an unknown male inside of their residence. The homeowner engaged in a brief struggle
with the suspect, but the individual was able to break free and he fled the
Investigating detectives noted multiple similarities
in the two cases. Based upon extended
continuing investigations, Weatherford was identified as a suspect in both
cases. Sheriff’s deputies applied for and received arrest warrants for
On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, Weatherford turned
himself in to answer to the arrest warrants.
During questioning, Weatherford admitted to his lone participation in
Weatherford was booked on two counts of Simple
Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling. He is
jailed pending a bond hearing. Weatherford
is expected to face a probation violation in connection with a previous felony
information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.