2 arrested for suspected burglary in Lake Charles

The following is a Press Release from the Lake Charles Police Department:

On Thursday, March 8, 2012 at approximately 9:05 a.m., officers with the Lake Charles Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Pryce Street in reference to a burglary in progress call.

Officers arrived in the area and while attempting to locate the exact location of the burglary, heard an audible alarm activate.  Officers checked the residence on Pryce Street and observed two subjects running from that location through the back yard.

Cpl. Ben Randolph ordered the two subjects to stop, resulting in a foot pursuit after they both refused.  Officers chased both Marcus Handy, 18, and Jarred Fondel, 20, on Kirkman Street & I-10 where they were apprehended, arrested, booked, and charged for the burglary at 823 Pryce Street.

Anyone with additional information concerning this crime may contact Detective Larry Newingham, Lake Charles Police Department at 337-491-1311.