Suspect wanted for vehicle burglary in Opelousas has been arrested

Korey Ward

On today patrol officers with the Opelousas Police Department responded to a complaint of a possible vehicle burglary in the area of the 900 Blk of Heather Dr. Officers saturated the area and begin looking for a suspect that was captured on surveillance video attempting to open car doors.

Officers made contact with the suspect in the area of Jasmine and John Ave. Surveillance video positively identified the suspect in question, and officers placed him under arrest. The suspect who was identified as Korey Ward, was also a wanted person by the St. Landry Parish Sheriffs office for the burglary of a law enforcement officers police unit.

Mr. Ward was taken to the St. Landry Parish Jail and booked for the following:

  1. Attempted Burglary (Auto)
  2. Criminal Trespassing

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