Juveniles Break In and Damage LaPlace Elementary

Date: June 21, 2017

Nine male juveniles, ages 10-16, were arrested Tuesday, June 20, 2017 after deputies responded to LaPlace Elementary School in reference to a burglary and damage at the school.

Upon arrival on June 20, 2017, about 8 a.m., a school official reported to deputies that a group of juveniles entered the building, vandalized several rooms and damaged several computer screens. During the initial investigation, the official could not provide an estimate for repairs to the classrooms and computer screens.

Recorded video surveillance from the school campus aided officers in identifying the juveniles, all from LaPlace.

Officers arrested and booked the following:

10-year-old juvenile. Charges: simple burglary - immovable structure; and simple criminal damage to property - $500-$50,000 (felony)

12-year-old juvenile. Charges: simple burglary - immovable structure; simple criminal damage to property - $500-$50,000 (felony)

12-year-old juvenile. Charges: simple burglary – immovable structure; simple criminal damage to property $500-$50,000 (felony)

13-year-old juvenile. Charges: criminal damage to property $500-$50,000 (felony) and simple burglary – immovable structure

13-year-old juvenile. Charges: three counts of simple burglary – immovable structure, and three counts of simple criminal damage to property - $500-$50,000 (felony)

13-year-old juvenile. Charges: two counts simple burglary - immovable Structure; and two counts simple criminal damage to property - $500-$50,000 (felony)

14-year-old juvenile. Charges: three counts simple burglary - immovable structure; and three counts simple criminal damage to property - $500-$50,000 (felony)

14-year-old juvenile. Charges: two counts simple burglary - Immovable Structure; and two counts simple criminal damage damage to property $500-$50,000 (felony)

16-year-old juvenile: Charges: two counts simple burglary - Immovable Structure; two counts criminal damage to property - $500-$50,000 (felony)

The juveniles were released June 20, 2017 to their parents or guardians.




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