CPSO

ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On October 4, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to homes on Thelma Lane and Brown Road in Moss Bluff in reference to a stolen truck and several vehicles that had been burglarized.

When deputies spoke with the victim at the home on Thelma Lane, she advised when she woke up, she discovered her truck had been stolen from her driveway and her car had been rummaged through.

Upon arrival to the home on Brown Road, deputies discovered two vehicles had been burglarized and over $70 in cash, a 9mm pistol, and 2 fully loaded magazines had been stolen out of their unlocked vehicles.

On October 5, detectives with the CPSO Vehicle Crimes Unit were contacted by Westlake Police Department advising they had located the truck reported stolen from the home on Thelma Lane, which was being driven by Ian O. Langley, 18, 1301 Guillory Street, Westlake.

When questioned by CPSO detectives, Langley confirmed he stole the truck from the victim’s driveway on Thelma Lane and also burglarized two vehicles on Brown Road, stealing a debit card, which he used to make several purchases at local stores, undisclosed amount of cash and a 9mm pistol from the unlocked vehicles.

Langley was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 4 counts of simple burglary; 2 counts of theft; theft of a motor vehicle; theft of a firearm; and unauthorized use of an access card.

Judge Wilford Carter set his bond at $20,000.

The stolen truck was recovered by detectives and returned to the victim.

CPSO Detective David Doucett is the lead investigator on this case.

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