Two in jail following burglary
Two suspects are behind bars following an early morning business burglary in west Shreveport.
Just before 3 a.m. Wednesday, Shreveport police officers responded to the Edge clothing store located in the 2400 block of Lakeshore Drive relative to a suspicious-person call.
Upon arriving at the business, officers saw the store’s front glass had been shattered. Authorities scoured the vicinity around the business, at which time a male suspect was seen who ran from officers.
The suspect was apprehended following a brief foot chase.
Soon after, police also located a second male subject lying on the ground in a trail be4hind some nearby houses. Upon their detention, both men were found shirtless and sweating profusely.
Shreveport police property crimes detectives launched an investigation. Information gathered during the preliminary stage of the inquiry led authorities to a vacant house near the business where thousands of dollars in merchandise stolen from the store were recovered.
Additional evidence was found inside the home potentially linking the two men to the crime.
Both suspects were transported to Shreveport police headquarters for interviews with investigators.
Following those interviews, police charged 18-year-old Brandon Adams and 19-year-old Kaylin Flemings, both of Shreveport, each with a single count of simple burglary.
Adams faces an additional charge of resisting an officer, while Flemings was additionally booked on unrelated traffic warrants.