Suspect Charged With Multiple Storage Unit Burglaries

The investigation by Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators into recent storage unit burglaries in the Swartz and Bawcomville areas has led to the arrest of Jonathon McLendon of West Monroe. During the investigation, evidence developed that indicated McLendon was a suspect in the burglaries.

OPSO Patrol Division Deputies apprehended McLendon while he was in the act of committing storage unit burglaries at a West Monroe complex on August 22, 2021.

He was found to be in possession of some of stolen items taken in the burglaries at the time of his arrest.

McLendon has been booked into OCC on multiple counts of Simple Burglary, Damage to Property and Simple Theft charges.

The Investigation is continuing and additional charges are pending.