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Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release

Title:   NPSO Detectives Solve September 2012 Residential Burglary near Natchitoches; RPSO Assisted in Apprehension
Date:  05/30/2013

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested two men in connection with a September 2012 residential burglary near Natchitoches according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

On September 12th, 2012 the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of a residential burglary in the 700 block of La. Hwy 504 in the Oak Grove area near Natchitoches.

Deputies responded to the reported burglary, and while talking with the complainant learned that forced entry had been gained into the residence by  breaking a rear door glass.

Items reported taken in the burglary were:  assorted jewelry consisting of diamond stud earrings, rings, and a safe containing various documents.

The case remained open, until recently when Detectives Wyn McDowell and Jonathan Byles with our Criminal Investigations Division received credible information to obtain criminal warrants on suspects involved in the burglary investigation according to Chief Investigator Greg Dunn.

Natchitoches detectives also requested the assistance of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office in the apprehension of one of the suspects.

Detectives arrested:

Cody Dewayne Jordan, 20 of Hwy 1-South, Natchitoches, La., booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on May 20th,  charged with 1-count of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling.

Shawn Edward Currier, 23 of the 50th block of Ulmer Road, Forest Hill, La., arrested by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office on May 24th, and transferred to Natchitoches Parish, where he was booked into the Natchitoches Detention Center charged with 1-count of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling.

Both subjects remain incarcerated.

Detectives learned that some of the jewelry was sold in the Alexandria area.

Detectives  Wyn McDowell and Jonathan Byles investigated the case.

Sheriff Jones, wishes to thank Sheriff William Earl Hilton and his deputies for their assistance in the quick apprehension of one of the suspects.   “Agencies working together into today’s complex law enforcement is vital”.



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