HOUMA, LA (NBC33) — The Houma Police Department arrested an adult and juvenile for looting.
Officials say the duo were arrested on Monday, Aug. 27 at roughly 10:30 p.m. we’re told officers responded to a possibly burglary in progress at residence located on the 500 block of Hibernia Place. The caller told police that noises were heard in the home, but no one was currently occupying the residence.
When police arrived they located Andrew Authement, 45, and a 13 year old juvenile.
Authement and the juvenile were both arrested and charged with one count of looting. Authement was also charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile and Possession of Burglary Tools.
The Houma Police Department would like to inform the community to formulate a plan with neighbors in the event they depart the area during this event. We are also asking residents to report any suspicious activity to law enforcement.