Opelousas Man Arrested for Burglary

St. Landry Parish Deputies responded to a residential burglary in the Washington area on August 31, 2020.

Posted: Sep 25, 2020 11:12 AM

St. Landry Parish Deputies responded to a residential burglary in the Washington area on August 31, 2020. Deputies learned that the suspect made entry into the home and removed 9 firearms, 1 paintball gun, and a variety of ammunition all totaling to approximately $5,589.00 in value. In the course of the investigation Detectives made contact with the suspect and conducted an interview. In the interview, the suspect confessed to the residential burglary along with a second residential burglary which occurred in the Opelousas area. The suspect also provided the location of the missing items which were recovered by Detectives and returned to the victim.

The suspect identified as Ashton Devillier was charged with Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling, Simple Criminal Damage to Property and Simple Burglary. His bond is set at $17,500

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