APD: two teens arrested for vehicle burglary - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

APD: two teens arrested for vehicle burglary

Posted: Updated:
© Johnny Bennett Jr. -  Source: APD © Johnny Bennett Jr. - Source: APD
© Tommy Coutee- Source: APD © Tommy Coutee- Source: APD

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Authorities have charged two teens with vehicle burglary.

Alexandria police said they have arrested 19-year-old Johnny E. Bennette Jr. of Tioga, and 17-year-old Tommy J. Coutee of Boyce, and charged them both with two counts of simple burglary of a vehicle and one count of felony theft of $500 or more.

Detectives said on Oct. 24th they were contacted by detectives from the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Tioga Sub-Station and told that Bennett and Coutee were in custody.  According to RPSO, Bennett and Coutee were attempting to sell stolen items taken from vehicle burglaries committed in the Alexandria area.

Bennett and Coutee allegedly committed theft and vehicle burglaries in the 2000 block of North Bolton and 3000 block of North MacArthur Drive areas.

Bennett and Coutee were transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing.  No other details are being released.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Two arrested in scrap metal theft

    Two arrested in scrap metal theft

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:56:55 GMT
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 20, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to 100 block of Fred Redwine Road in Deville in reference to the theft of tractor parts and other heavy metal items.More >>
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 20, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to 100 block of Fred Redwine Road in Deville in reference to the theft of tractor parts and other heavy metal items.More >>
  • Ice Bucket Challenge made to Tioga Detectives

    Ice Bucket Challenge made to Tioga Detectives

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:38:12 GMT
    TIOGA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - In November of 2003, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office lost one of its most devoted and hard working Detectives we have ever had. More >>
    TIOGA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - In November of 2003, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office lost one of its most devoted and hard working Detectives we have ever had. More >>
  • RPSO arrests Alexandria man in firearm theft case

    RPSO arrests Alexandria man in firearm theft case

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:51:06 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 14, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 3800 block of LA 121 in Boyce in reference to a burglary.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 14, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 3800 block of LA 121 in Boyce in reference to a burglary.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KALB. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.