53-year-old Hubert Bourgeois was arrested Sunday night, November 8, after deputies responded to Galvez Carwash in reference to a burglary.
Deputies arrived on scene and located Bourgeois after burglarizing the carwash, where they took him into custody.
According to Lt. Col. Bobby Webre, deputies were actively seeking the whereabouts of Bourgeois because he was a person of interest in several carwash burglaries in Ascension and East Baton Rouge Parish.
Bourgeois confessed to committing burglaries at AAA carwash in Prairieville, Bay Wash carwash on Airline Highway at Babin Road in Gonzales, and Sail Away carwash on Highway 44 in Gonzales. Bourgeois burglarized these three locations multiple times and it is unknown what carwashes Bourgeois burglarized in Baton Rouge, added Lt. Col. Webre.
Deputies also located a smoking pipe and an electric grinder and grinding disks on Bourgeois. Hubert Bourgeois, 53, of 902 Europe Street, Baton Rouge was arrested and charged with eight counts criminal trespassing, eight counts simple criminal damage to property, eight counts simple burglary, illegal carrying of weapons, drug paraphernalia prohibited acts, fugitive warrant from another agency, and two bench warrants for driving under suspension and no seat belt.
He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet