Burglary Investigation Yields Two Arrests

An investigation by Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators of a recent residential burglary on Cherokee Drive in West Monroe has led to the arrest of one adult and a 17 yr. old juvenile.

Bennie T. Winder has been charged and booked into OCC on 1 ct. of Simple Burglary, 1 ct. Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and 1 ct. of Criminal Conspiracy. The 17 year old was booked into Green Oaks on 1 ct. of Simple Burglary and 1 ct. of Criminal Conspiracy. His identity cannot be released due to his juvenile status.

Taken in the burglary was multiple firearms, clothing, video games, consoles & jewelry, most of which has been recovered.

Investigators are still attempting to locate a person of interest in the investigation, Jerry W. Hillman.  If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Jerry Hillman, you are asked to contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-329-1200.