UPDATE: Three suspects in custody after Plaquemines Parish manhunt

According to Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Gerald Turlich, deputies were dispatched to the neighborhood around 5 a.m. when the call came in. A foot chase ensued and the three suspects escaped into the woods.

PLAQUEMINES PARISH --  Three people seen attempting to break into cars in Plaquemines Parish were captured by police after a manhunt Wednesday morning.

Garren Jackson, 19, Joshua Reed, 19 and Lawrence Brown, 20 were booked with six counts of simple burglary.

Deputies said Reed and Brown were also in possession of two guns and various property believed to be stolen from the vehicles.

According to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the neighborhood around 5 a.m. after receiving a call that three "suspicious people" were checking car door handles in the Pleasant Ridge area. A foot chase ensued and the three suspects escaped into the woods.


Police then set up a perimeter around the area while a helicopter searched for the suspects, described as three black males wearing hooded sweatshirts.

Deputies also found a car reported stolen from New Orleans on the scene that they believe the three suspects were using.

If anyone has any information that could help police, please call the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office at 504-564-2525.

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