Paradis man arrested; caught while breaking into a vehicle

Published 8:17 am Thursday, January 5, 2023

 January 4, 2022, just after 5:30 am, deputies responded to the report of a male caught breaking into a truck in the 13000 block of Old Spanish Trail in Boutte at the Cypress Land RV Park. The caller, after a brief struggle and with assistance from a family member, kept the male at the location until deputies arrived.
Upon arrival, deputies located the caller and male, later identified as Tyriq White, a twenty-one-year-old from Paradis, LA. Deputies found a stolen wallet where White had been laying. A stolen handgun was also found near White, partially under the caller’s truck.
Tyriq White was arrested and charged with three counts of Simple Burglary of a Vehicle and a 29th JDC Attachment for Failure to Appear on Possession of Stolen Property.
This is an ongoing investigation.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact Detective Jenni Barrette with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at jbarrette@stcharlessheriff.org, (985) 783-6807, or (985) 783-1135.