Westlake man arrested in connection with several vehicle break-ins

Westlake, La. (KPLC) – The Westlake Police Department has arrested a suspect in multiple vehicle burglaries in recent weeks.

Westlake Police located and detained a “suspicious person wearing an orange hoodie” while patrolling the neighborhoods on Saturday, Chief Christopher Wilrye said. He has been identified as Jhacoreyan D. Lewis, 21, of Westlake.

During the search of Lewis’ apartment, police spoke to Allison F. Vincent, 20, of Westlake, Chief Wilrye said. He said officers found 161 grams of marijuana in a shoebox and a gun in the apartment.

Lewis is charged with five counts of simple burglary; two counts of attempted simple burglary; two counts of theft under $1,000; attempted theft under $1,000; criminal trespass; possession of a firearm by a criminal; possession of a firearm in the presence of the CDS; and intentional possession of marijuana.

Vincent was also arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and possession of marijuana over 14 grams.

Allison F. Vincent also faces charges related to drugs and a weapon found in Lewis’s apartment, according to police.(Westlake Police Department)

Chief Wilrye said additional charges are pending and more arrests will follow.

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