Two Arrested in Storage Unit Burglary Investigation

The investigation of recent storage unit burglaries in the Lakeshore and Arkansas Road areas of Ouachita Parish has led to the arrest of two suspects and the recovery of stolen merchandise.

Kristen Blakeney and Steven Bell have been arrested in connection to the burglaries and on drug charges.

Blakeney has been charged with 2 counts of Simple Burglary.  Bell has been charged with one count of Possession of CDS II (methamphetamine).  Both have been booked into OCC on the charges and the investigation is continuing.

A search warrant conducted during the investigation led to the recovery of several flat screen televisions, computer towers and video game systems that were taken in the burglaries, along with methamphetamine.