Posted: Oct 29, 2013 10:19 AM by KATC
The Franklin Police Department responded to 20 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests:
10/28/13 @ 1:09 PM, Virginia Jacques, 55, of Weber St., Franklin, LA, was arrested and charged with Theft By Shoplifting. The arrest stems from officers responding to a complaint of a costumer shoplifting from a local business. Jacques was processed and released on a $1000.00 bond to appear in Third Ward City Court.
10/28/13 @ 3:10 PM, Richard Lajaunie, 45, of Mechanic St., Franklin, LA, was arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass, Attempted Burglary, Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession Of Legend Drug Without Prescription (Seroquel). The arrest stems from a complaint that someone was attempting to break into a residence on Cayce St. Upon arrival officers located Lajaunie coming from the rear of the residence. Lajaunie was processed and held with no bond set at the time of press release.