Wanted suspect, Benjamin Warren (18) of Independence was located at a residence in the act of burning copper. He fled on foot and was captured but the the pile of burned copper contained multiple items reported stolen in the recent burglaries.
Two of Benjamin Warren's known associates were arrested at a residence in Loranger. John G. Davidson (28) of Kentwood was arrested after trying to escape from a back window of the residence. Tena Warren (24) was arrested at the residence on the charge of Obstruction of Justice after being uncooperative and denying that any wanted subjects were at the residence; Tena Warren, with a 2 year-old in her arms, even used an 8 year-old to warn John G. Davidson.
A search warrant executed at John G. Davidson's residence on Olan Bankston Road resulted in the location of a large amount of property stolen from his neighbor's residences. Randy Davidson (28) was also at the residence on multiple FTA warrants.
At a residence on Cooper Road in Loranger, Ray James (36) of Tangipahoa was arrested after attempting to flee through a window at the residence. Located in plain view inside of the residence were numerous pieces of narcotic manufacturing equipment, scales, needles, narcotics, stolen property, and a firearm. In a vehicle at the residence, detectives found additional items of stolen property, including a generator and a AC unit which were reported stolen from a residence on Graham Road days before the Lowery Lane burglaries.
Benjamin Warren is the suspect in multiple burglaries on S. Lewiston Road in Kentwood that included numerous stolen firearms, multiple AR-15’s and other high caliber rifles.
Ray James is also the suspect in Amite County Mississippi in multiple burglaries, one of which included the theft of a competition size barbeque trailer estimated to be valued at $20,000. The trailer has been recovered and returned to the owner.
Sarah Warren (27) of Kentwood was identified as a suspect in several burglaries that occurred on Olan Bankston Road in Kentwood. Sarah Warren was identified as having sold stolen jewelry from one of the residences and she even wore a stolen ring when she came to an interview with detectives on July 11, 2018.
During the investigation, TPSO Detectives recovered an American Works Chuck Wagon side by side model # CW413/TW413 believed to be stolen near Neal Road in Loranger. Detectives are still attempting to identify the owner.
Other suspects identified as being connected to these burglaries are 33-year-old Romer Schmidt of Loranger, 17-year-old Jordan Hullet of Loranger, and 28- year-old Daniel Holiday of Kentwood. The TPSO has active warrants for their arrest and are asking your assistance regarding their whereabouts.