With cooperation from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, Damien Kelly (18) has been taken into custody. A search warrant also found him to be in possession of several stolen firearms. Kelly was charged with Simple Burglary (18 counts), Attempted Simple Burglary, and Theft of a Firearm.
Randy Andrews (17) was taken into custody in Baton Rouge on unrelated charges. He has been charged with Simple Burglary (18 counts), Attempted Simple Burglary, Theft of a Firearm, and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.
Arrest warrants have been issued for Jamone Bagent (18) and Andrea Carter (19) for similar charges. Detectives have recovered three firearms, electronics, and other various items that are believed to have been stolen in connection with these burglaries. The investigation is ongoing.
If you were a victim or have any information regarding these burglaries, the property recovered or know the whereabouts of Bagent and/or Carter, contact Detective Beau Long at 985-276-1333 or Corporal Dwight Evans at 985-276-1340.