VERMILION PARISH - According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Public Information Officer Eddie Langlinais, on September 21, 2021, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division responded to a residential burglary located on Preacher Road where a gun safe was stolen.
Suspect(s) entered the home and removed an entire gun safe containing firearms and money from the residence.
Through further investigation, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division developed information leading to Jody Anthony Domingue as a suspect. On September 22, 2021, with the assistance of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, Domingue was located in Lafayette Parish. A search warrant was obtained for Domingue’s residence where one of the missing firearms was located.
Domingue was arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correction Center on a warrant for Simple Burglary with a bond set at $100,000.
This investigation is still ongoing.