2 arrested, accused of multiple Natchitoches burglaries - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

2 arrested, accused of multiple Natchitoches burglaries

Kourtney King, 19 (Source: Natchitoches Police Department) Kourtney King, 19 (Source: Natchitoches Police Department)
Joshua Demars, 18 (Source: Natchitoches Police Department) Joshua Demars, 18 (Source: Natchitoches Police Department)
NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) -

Two men are facing charges for multiple Natchitoches burglaries after police say witness interviews place them at the different scenes.

Police say on September 1 at around 9 a.m. they responded to the 1000 block of Loren Avenue for a report that 5 vehicles had been broken into during the night.

A short time later, officers got another report of a vehicle burglary in the 500 block of East Fifth Street.

A Natchitoches police officer interviewed a witness on the scene who placed 19-year-old Kourtney King and 18-year-old Joshua Demars in the area where the burglaries occurred. 

On September 7, investigators looked into a business burglary on Washington Street. They found surveillance video from a nearby business and continued to compile further evidence.

As a result of the investigation, King and Demars were arrested. Both reportedly had items that were identified by burglary victims.

King was charged with 6 counts of burglary of a motor vehicle. 

Demars was charged with 6 counts of burglary of a motor vehicle and 1 count of simple burglary. 

Demars was already on probation for simple burglary as well as aggravated assault with a firearm.

Both were taken to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center. 

Copyright 2017 KSLA. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly