Two juveniles arrested in connection with auto thefts in Lafayette and Broussard


Two juveniles are behind bars after confessing to two different auto thefts.

One of the stolen vehicles crashed at North Willow Street in Lafayette after a chase with police.

Officers say they responded to complaints about a vehicle burglary and theft in Broussard.

They later learned that the crash in Lafayette had suspects involved in the burglary and theft in Broussard.

Police say that the stolen vehicle that crashed in Lafayette was not the one stolen from Broussard; the juveniles confessed to taking that one as well.

They were both charged with vehicle burglary and vehicle theft.

Officers say there are other suspects being looked into and more arrests to follow.

The case is being investigated by Lafayette Police, Lafayette Sheriff’s Office and Broussard Police.

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