Six people were arrested after an investigation into dozens of stolen guns also turned up multiple drug offenses, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday.
Deputies were called to a home on La. 445 in Robert on Tuesday where burglars made off with 25 firearms, lawn equipment, tools and other property, the Sheriff’s Office reported in a news release.
The guns were tracked to Ascension Parish and recovered, but as the investigation continued, authorities found evidence of other crimes related to the burglary, the release states.
The Sheriff’s Office did not provide more specific information, saying Thursday afternoon that the investigation was ongoing and that more arrests are expected.
Those booked as of Thursday afternoon and the counts against them include:
Patrick Heyer, 26, 26336 Old Gennesse Road, Tickfaw, burglary, theft of firearms and failure to appear.
Timothy J. Miller, 34, 12157 Wardline Road, Hammond, possession of stolen firearms, failure to appear.
Shane Krumholt, 39, 10400 Alex Reine St., St. Amant, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of stolen firearms, illegal carrying of weapons, possession with intent to distribute marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids, monetary instrument abuse and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction.
Bridgett Spinks Fuller, 44, 46054 Milton Road, Hammond, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of Schedule IV drugs.
Lance Hoover, 32, 48 Mary St., Madisonville, possession of marijuana, possession of Schedule IV drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Patricia Street, 24, 47008 North Morrison Blvd., Hammond, possession of Schedule II drugs.