Man wearing ankle bracelet for burglary arrested for burglarizing
SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - A man wearing an ankle bracelet monitor for previously committing vehicle burglaries is back in custody for the same charge.
Raikenzie Durgin, 22, was arrested Tuesday morning after breaking into several vehicles in the Palm Lake subdivision, according to Slidell Police.
Officer Clint McCall, and K-9 Quest, found the two suspects hiding in a nearby patch of woods.
Both suspects fled, according to police.
K-9 Quest apprehended one of the suspects, who turned out to be a 16-year-old juvenile.
The other suspect, Durgin, jumped into a nearby canal and attempted to swim away from officers. It was quickly discovered that Durgin could not swim.
Slidell Police officers rescued Durgin from the water and placed him under arrest.
Durgin, who has been arrested seven times for burglary in the past year, was wearing an ankle monitor as part of his bond requirements, according to the report.
The juvenile was treated for dog bites and was transported to the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center, according to police.
Slidell Police investigators believe the suspects are linked to multiple other burglaries, and more charges could follow.
Durgin was charged with seven counts of simple burglary, resisting an officer, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, two counts of failure to appear in Slidell City Court.
The 16-year-old was charged with seven counts of simple burglary, and resisting an officer.
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