Natchitoches man arrested on burglary charges

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Natchitoches man in connection with the burglary of a Payne Sub-Division residence near Natchitoches April 10 at 12:42 pm.
NPSO Patrol Division and Criminal Investigations Division deputies responded to reports of a residential burglary in progress in the 100 block of Payne Drive in Payne Sub-Division near Natchitoches. They learned while speaking with the complainant, forced entry was gained through a front door.

The suspect reportedly fled out through a rear door into some nearby woods.
Items reported stolen were a bag containing approximately $10 dollars in coins and a
XBox playstation.

Deputies began processing the crime scene and gathering information for an offense report while others initiated a search of the nearby area.

Shortly thereafter, deputies took a suspect into custody without incident.
During a search of his person, deputies discovered the bag containing coins on his person.

Deputies arrested:
Leandrew Holden, 24, of the 200 block of Melissa Place, Natchitoches was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Simple Burglary.

Holden remains in the detention center awaiting bond.

The XBox was also recovered.

Deputies assigned to Patrol Shift “A” and the Criminal Investigations Division made the arrest.