Arrest made in string of break-ins

WEBSTER PARISH, LA (KSLA) – An arrest has been made in a string of break-ins over the past several weeks.

The alleged thief, 21 year old Alec Guess Thornton of Minden was caught in a late night traffic stop Monday.

Most of the break-ins had been reported in and around the Minden and South Webster Parish areas.

During Monday's traffic stop, the Sheriff's Deputy noticed Thornton displayed suspicious activity. A search turned up a number of stolen items.

Thornton faces several charges including D.U.I., drug and firearms possession, having stolen property in his possession, and four counts of vehicle burglary.