While this suspect was detained, other responding officers located two additional suspects nearby, who were sweating and short of breath. These suspects were detained as well, and all three were brought to APD headquarters while detectives were called out to continue the investigation. The interviews revealed that several other vehicles in the area were burglarized, and all three suspects were charged with seven counts of Simple Burglary.
The suspects are identified as Jimmy Brown, 19, Dekaryevion Dunbar, 17, and Donterio Wilson, 17, all of Alexandria, and all three were booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.
The investigation continues, and further charges may be filed. Detectives suspect the handgun was stolen, and are attempting to identify its owner. APD requests that residents in the area check their vehicles to determined if any items were stolen.
As a reminder, please do not leave valuables, particularly guns, in your vehicle, even if it is locked. Also, remember to always lock your vehicles, even at home.