Suspect arrested for allegedly burglarizing Opelousas storage facility


Alvin Williams (OPD)

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY)- A local man is facing one count of simple burglary after an investigation that began in the a storage facility owned by the Opelousas Housing Authority.

The burglary occurred on January 29, 2020, in the 500 block of Martell Lane. A tip from a citizen led officers to identify the suspect, Alvin Williams, 36, and his vehicle.

The suspect had allegedly stolen two hot water heaters valued at over $800, police said. Officers were able to recover the stolen items after the suspect cooperated after his arrest.

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