The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:
On July 30, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a Westlake bar in reference to a burglary.
The investigation revealed during the late night hours, three men, later identified as Sedric L. Green, 20, David D. Johnson, Jr., 21, both of Sulphur, and Travis T. Lafleur, 23, of Westlake, pried open the front door of the bar to gain entry and once inside broke open the ATM machine, stealing over $2,000 cash.
On August 6, CPSO deputies responded to a report of an attempted burglary at a Sulphur pawn shop in which video surveillance captured three subjects, later identified as Green, Johnson Jr., and Bryan K. John, 21, 33, of Sulphur, cutting the power and phone lines to the business and attempting to gain entry.
After further investigation, Green and Lafleur were arrested in connection with the Westlake bar burglary and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with simple burglary; theft over $1,500; and criminal damage to property. Green is also charged with an additional count of simple criminal damage of property and simple burglary in connection with the attempted burglary of the Sulphur pawn shop.
Deputies also arrested John in connection with the attempted burglary of the Sulphur pawn shop. He was booked into CCC and charged with simple burglary (attempted); and simple criminal damage to property.
Judge Wilford Carter set Green's bond at $6,000; and Lafleur and John's at $3,000.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in locating Johnson, Jr. If anyone knows of his whereabouts, please call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office at 491-3605.