Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office sees spike in kick-in burglaries, suspects sought


ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY)- According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon on October 10, 2018, the Sheriff’s Office responded to seven residential (kick-in) burglaries in the Abbeville, Kaplan and North Vermilion areas.

The investigation is in the early stages but Sheriff Couvillon says that TVs, hand guns, jewelry and a safe were taken from these burglaries and detectives are actively and aggressively investigating these crimes.

Sheriff Couvillon says that detectives are currently searching for an older model 2008-2013 white Chevy four-door pickup truck with possible 20-22” chrome rims occupied by four black males, which are believed to be responsible for all of these crimes based on evidence recovered from the different crime scenes.

Detectives are coordinating their efforts with the Acadia and Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Carencro Police Department in an attempt to identify those individuals responsible for these crimes.

If anyone has any information with regards to these residential burglaries you are urged to contact the Vermilion Parish Criminal Investigations Division at (337) 898-4403.

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