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Five arrested for convenience store burglary

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Shreveport Police Department

Five suspects are now facing felony charges following an early morning burglary of a convenience store in west Shreveport.

Just before 3 a.m. Monday, Shreveport police officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Hearne Avenue in reference to a silent alarm triggered at the Triple J convenience store.

When officers arrived at the business, they immediately noticed the building’s front glass had been broken out.

Seconds later, officers saw a group of suspects fleeing from the business.

The suspects were detained and subsequently transported to Shreveport police headquarters, where they were each interviewed by detectives. business.

Following a brief pursuit on foot, all of the suspects, totaling five, were apprehended by authorities.

Additionally, officers located a duffel bag that contained items During the inquiry, it was determined that while walking in the 4100 block of Hearne Avenue, one of the suspects, using a foreign object, allegedly broke into the business, made entry that were ultimately linked to the and removed miscellaneous items of value. These actions were mirrored by the other suspects who were captured fleeing the scene.

Following interviews with detectives, all five suspects were charged with simple burglary.

Arrested during the incident were 18-year-old Vernon Wynn, 18-year-old Zues Adger, and 18- year-old Marquis Claville, all of Shreveport, along with two unidentified juvenile males, ages 16 and 17, also of Shreveport.

At this stage of the investigation, authorities are awaiting the release of surveillance video from the business.

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