PIERRE PART---Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at approximately 3:38 a.m., the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen stating that they could here an alarm from a nearby building.

PIERRE PART---Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at approximately 3:38 a.m., the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen stating that they could here an alarm from a nearby building.  A deputy was dispatched to the location and arrived on scene three minutes later.  Upon arrival it was evident that someone had broken into the back of the Richard’s Pharmacy building.  Additional deputies arrived minutes later and a search of the building was conducted to try and locate the person or persons responsible and to ensure the building was unoccupied.  Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrived on-scene shortly thereafter and began their investigation.

 

This investigation is ongoing.  Should you have any information concerning this case, please contact the Criminal Investigative Division at 985-526-1627 or APSO Communications Division at 985-369-2912.

 

For additional information concerning this news release, please contact Sheriff Mike Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information Officer, Robert Martin at 985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.