DNA leads to burglary arrest

Blake Langlinais

A February 2013 burglary investigation has been closed as the result DNA testing.

The incident occurred in the 1100 block of West Mill Street.

“Officers recovered DNA samples from the scene of three vehicle burglaries in February. As the investigation unfolded, a possible suspect was identified. A DNA comparison was requested and completed through the Acadiana Crime Lab. The crime lab was able to confirm that the DNA samples matched our suspect,” said Chief KP Gibson.

Crowley Police have charged 20-year-old Blake Laglinais for three counts of vehicle burglary. He has been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail.