Leesville man facing burglary charge - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Leesville man facing burglary charge

Austin Ray Cooley. (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office) Austin Ray Cooley. (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office)
LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) -

A 20-year-old Leesville man has been charged with simple burglary, criminal damage to property and contributing to the delinquency of minors, authorities said.

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft said Austin Ray Cooley was arrested Sunday night after a burglary of a vacant residence in the Rogers Loop area in Leesville.

Bond in the case was pending at the time this information was released.

Craft said two juveniles were also arrested and charged with principal to simple burglary.

A fourth suspect escaped but a warrant has been issued for their arrest, Craft said.

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