Following a string of vehicle robberies this week, culminating with a spree of burglaries Wednesday morning, Eunice Police arrested three men, two with prior felony convictions.
Police are still looking for other suspects in the case, including a black male driving a two-toned dark and light blue pickup alleged to have bought some of the stolen goods.
Eunice Police Chief Ronald Dies urged anyone with information about illegal activity to call the Eunice Police Department at 457-6588. All calls are confidential.
All but one of the vehicles burglarized had been left unlocked, Dies said.
Booked into the Eunice Jail Thursday were:
Aaron Sittig, 21, 177 Savoy Drive, was charged with simple burglary, probation violation, illegal possession of stolen property and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Jeremy Sittig, 18, 211 Childs St., was charged with simple burglary, illegal possession of stolen property and illegal possession of a stolen firearm.
Courtney Patton, 33, 1528 Iowa St., Lake Charles, was charged with simple burglary, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, theft and theft of a firearm.
Aaron Sittig is no stranger to Eunice police; in 2008 he was charged with possession of stolen things following Hurricane Gustav.
In March 2009 he was arrested twice for theft, and in June he was charged with five counts of felony theft.
Sittig was sentenced to serve time in jail, and was released summer of 2010.
In September 2010, Sittig and another man were arrested and charged in a string of multiple break-ins and thefts at College Junction, Fournerat Road and other locations.
Sittig was also charged with Possession of Schedule III narcotics, having been arrested with steroids in his possession.
Dies said Sittig was released from jail last month.
In March 2008, Patton was charged with no driver’s license, no proof of insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
In August of that year, Patton was arrested on charges of theft, resisting an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia, no driver’s license and no proof of insurance, and in December of that year, was arrested for a probation violation.
Last December, Patton was arrested for drug traffic loitering and resisting an officer. He was later found guilty of loitering and resisting an officer, and was later sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended, a $329 fine and probation for one year.
Sittig’s brother Jeremy was charged with disturbing the peace last September, for which he was found guilty in November and sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended, a $150 fine, and probation for one year.