DATE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 01, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY
COLLIER, TANNER J. SCARBROUGH and a JUVENILE
BAYOU L'OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Timothy Wayne
Collier, 18, of 214 Texas Street, Berwick, LA; Tanner Joseph Scarbrough, 17, of
2115 Bayou Black Drive, Houma, LA and a 16-year-old juvenile in connection with
a residential burglary in Bayou L’Ourse on August 25, 2017.
responded and were advised by the owner that as she arrived at her residence,
she noted several subjects running from the home.
responded and immediately began processing the crime scene and interviewing
potential witnesses. Those witnesses
were able to identify Collier, Scarbrough and the juvenile as three suspects.
and officers from Morgan City Police Department were able to locate the three
suspects at a Morgan City motel.
Detectives recovered evidence connected to the crime at the motel.
interviewed the three suspects and determined that Collier and the juvenile had
been staying at the residence when the owner was away.
is accused of Burglarizing the home and stealing two guns on the day they were
three were arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and
booked as follows:
Timothy Collier –
*Unauthorized Entry of
an Inhabited Dwelling (1 Count)
*Illegal Possession of a
Stolen Firearm (1 Count)
Tanner Scarbrough –
*Simple Burglary of an
Inhabited Dwelling (1 Count)
*Simple Criminal Damage
juvenile was booked on one count of Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling
and released to the custody of a guardian.
on Collier is set at $25,000.
on Scarbrough is set at $12,500.
additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland
Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.