Apr 17, 2013 3:22 PM by Tonya LaCoste
Iberia Parish deputies arrested an 19-year-old who reported his car was stolen, but it turns out Bryson Provost was the suspect they were looking for in a car burglary, Public Information Officer Capt. Ryan Turner said. Provost, of Loreauville, is accused of stealing a handgun from a vehicle at a residence in Loreauville then crashing his car and leaving the scene.
Turner says Provost then went to patrol center claiming his vehicle was stolen. He was charged with aggravated burglary, reckless operation, failure to report a crash, and filing a false police report. Deputies recovered the gun.