For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard
December 15th, 2018 firstname.lastname@example.org
Lafayette Police Arrest Suspect During Pharmacy Burglary
On December 15th, 2018 at 5:20 am the Lafayette Police Department investigated a burglary at Walgreens, 1801 South St, Lafayette. When officers arrived they found that a vehicle had been driven into a door of the building. Officers quickly set up a perimeter around the business. The suspect, Casey L. Hollingsworth (31) was arrested when he attempted to leave the building while carrying a large quantity of prescription medications.
Officers arrested Hollingsworth for the following charges:
Resisting Law Enforcement
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Hollingsworth was transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail. This investigation is ongoing.
Sergeant Matt Gard
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.