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Opelousas police make arrest in burglary

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Opelousas Police say they apprehended a theft suspect who allegedly broke into homes in the Indian Hills Subdivision. 

Officers say they received a call of a burglary in progress on Attakapas Street in Opelousas on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. After responding, officers were able to apprehend 21-year-old Elijah Sam Jr of Opelousas. 

Further investigation revealed that Sam has allegedly broken into other homes in the Indian Hills subdivision. He has been booked and processed on three counts of Residential Burglary.

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