LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in searching for a suspect believed to have stolen a firearm from a truck in Lake Charles.
According to the Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Engleside Drive on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 around 9:00 a.m.
Once on scene deputies spoke with the owner of the truck who said that a .9mm Beretta was stolen from inside his truck.
The Vehicle Crimes Investigative Unit detectives were able to retrieve surveillance footage from homes in the area which showed a unknown man riding a bicycle trying to get into vehicles around 2:30 a.m. until 3:00 a.m. that morning along Engleside Drive and Woodruff Street.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with any information regarding the theft or the suspect’s identity to contact them at 491-3605.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vehicle Crimes Investigative Unit Detective Hollan Dryer is the lead investigator on this case.