Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested 35-year-old Matthew Starns who burglarized storage sheds over the last two months at 621 Plaza Mini Storage located on Highway 621 in Prairieville.
According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, between the dates of January 29, 2017 and February 28, 2017, a total of 21 storage units were burglarized over the course of five days.
Detectives were able to obtain a vehicle description and a suspect, later identified as Starns, on surveillance video.
Detectives located Starns at a nearby convenient store on Thursday, March 2 and arrested him. Detectives searched the vehicle and located a quantity of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and also discovered Starns was driving the vehicle with no insurance.
Starns, of 36600 Pookey Lane, Prairieville, was arrested and charged with 21 counts of simple burglary, possession of marijuana, felony theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no insurance.