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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Three arrested for Leeville camp burglaries

Three arrested for Leeville camp burglaries

Three people have been arrested in connection to a string of camp burglaries in the Leeville area. Jean Gisclair, 30, and Damain Randazzo, 29, both of Golden Meadow, along with Christopher Beatty, 47, of Lockport, have been arrested.

On May 3, detectives began investigating a string of burglaries occurring at camps in the Leeville area. Five camps were burglarized with mostly fishing equipment stolen.

Through investigation, detectives located a storage unit in Golden Meadow where the stolen items were being stored. Some of the stolen property was identified and returned to the owners, and detectives developed Gisclair, Randazzo, and Beatty as suspects.

Prior to the investigation, on May 2, deputies had arrested Gisclair and Randazzo during a traffic stop where they were assisted by Golden Meadow Police. The driver, Randazzo, was found to have several active warrants, and he had marijuana in his possession. The passenger, Gisclair, was found to have Vyvanse pills, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. They were both arrested and booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex at that time. Randazzo was booked on five Contempt of Court warrants and charged with Possession of Marijuana (2nd Offense). Gisclair was booked with Possession of Vyvanse, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Following the burglary investigation, detectives obtained arrest warrants for all three men. Gisclair and Randazzo, who were still in jail, were each booked with five counts of Simple Burglary. Randazzo’s bail is set at $127,000, and Gisclair’s bail is set at $127,100.

Christopher Beatty, who was also wanted for five counts of burglary, turned himself in to authorities Wednesday evening. His bail is set at $125,000.