Posted: May 24, 2013 1:41 PM by Press Release
On Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1 AM Officers with the Lake Charles Police Department were dispatched to the area of Barbe Street and Shell Beach Dr. reference to suspicious persons/activity. Officers were advised that a black male was observed walking around pulling on vehicle doors in the neighborhood.
Officers located a subject matching the description riding a bicycle at Barbe Court and Sallier St. Upon field contact with this individual Officer's investigation revealed that the subject was in possession of stolen property from several different residences in the area. Officers located the home owners and they confirmed the property in the suspect's possession was their property.
Reporting Officers Cpl. M Sawyer and PO P Ross handled the initial investigations & Detectives K. Thomas and Sgt. Richards are handling the follow up on these cases.
Lavar Java Myles, 24 year old black male, address of 620 Dixy Drive, Lake Charles, La.
3 counts burglary - $2000.00
3 counts theft - $2000.00
2 counts Bicycle lighting required - $300.00
Total Bond - $4,300.00