LAKE CHARLES, LA — Officials broke up an alteraction between a man and woman and soon arrested them after finding out that they had recently burglarized a vehicle.
On July 20 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a convenient store on Big Lake Road in reference to a disturbance between Brandi C. Soileau, 35, and Jay K. Turner, 49, both of Lake Charles.
During further investigation, deputies discovered that minutes before, Turner had broken into a vehicle parked at a home on Eliza Road and Soileau waited at the end of the driveway while the burglary was in progress. When confronted by the owner of the vehicle, Soileau and Turner fled on foot.
Both were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with Simple Burglary and Criminal Trespass. Turner was also charged with Illegal Carrying of Weapons after he was found to be in possession of a stun gun while committing the vehicle burglary.