A local teen charged last week in a string of vehicle break-ins in South Lafourche now faces over 150 total charges in the multiple incidents.
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Golden Meadow Chief of Police Troy Dufrene announced last week that deputies and officers were aggressively investigating a series of vehicle burglaries and attempted burglaries around the southern portion of the parish.
The first incidents were in Larose in January 2021, then additional burglaries in Cut Off on February 4. Two days later, on February 6, additional burglaries were reported in the Town of Golden Meadow and others just outside of the town limits.
Two firearms were stolen, as well as small amounts of cash and loose change.
Through investigation, authorities identified Dakota Friloux, 19, of Larose, and a juvenile as suspects.
On Feb. 8, detectives contacted the suspects and recovered the two stolen firearms.
Friloux admitted to his involvement and was booked on a handful of initial charges.
The juvenile, too, was arrested and charged, taken to the Juvenile Justice Complex in Thibodaux.
Both remain in custody.
LPSO investigators have worked with the Golden Meadow Police Department in recent days, obtaining warrants for each individual crime.
That investigation has led to more charges for both Friloux and the juvenile.
Friloux and the juvenile now are charged with 76 counts of simple burglary of a motor vehicle and 11 counts of attempted burglary. Friloux is also charged with 63 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and one count of possession of marijuana. His bail is set at $885,300.