George A. Jackson

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Campti man in connection with a residential burglary in Campti according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

On Tuesday morning May 10th at approximately 4:50am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to a report of a residential burglary in the 2900 block of US Hwy 71 in Campti, La.

Deputies say upon their arrival, they spoke with the complainant learning forced entry had been gained through a rear door into the residence while she and her grandchild were sleeping.

Deputies also learned the complainant was alerted of the burglary when her eleven year old grandchild was awakened by the suspect standing over her while she was asleep. The child immediately screamed and ran to another room in the residence.

Deputies processed the scene and collected evidence.

Deputies say no items were reportedly taken in the burglary.

Deputies continued the investigation and were able to positively identify a suspect by physical evidence left at the scene as George A. Jackson of Campti, La.

Deputies canvassed the area for Jackson but was unable to locate him.

Deputies gathered sufficient evidence and probable cause to obtain a criminal arrest warrant for Jackson signed by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge.

Deputies continued to search for Jackson.

On Sunday evening May 15th, NPSO Deputies went to a residence in the 100 block of Sherry Circle in Campti where they were able to arrest Jackson without incident.

George A. Jackson, 55, of 161 Sherry Circle, Campti, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Simple Burglary.

Jackson who has a lengthy criminal history remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

Deputies J. McDonald, and A. Llorence investigated and made the arrest.

The case will be turned over to the Natchitoches Parish District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.