Multiple Charges Filed Against Florida Men in Hammond Vehicle Burglary Case

Multiple Charges Filed Against Florida Men in Hammond Vehicle Burglary Case

HAMMOND — Three men from Florida have been arrested and are now facing charges in connection with a vehicle burglary ring that operated across multiple jurisdictions, including Hammond.

The suspects were apprehended by the Hammond Police after engaging in a 15-minute high-speed chase that traversed city and parish boundaries.

The pursuit involved various law enforcement agencies from the region who joined forces after spotting the suspects’ car on South Morrison Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.

Hammond Police Chief Edwin Bergeron, Jr. identified the individuals as Jarr’e Moore (34) from North Lauderdale, Alton Burris, Jr. (32) from Fort Lauderdale, and Tavarius Oliphant (30).

They are currently facing six counts of simple burglary, six counts of fleeing from an officer, two counts of being fugitives from another jurisdiction, two counts of illegally carrying a weapon, two counts of felony marijuana possession, and two counts of aggravated flight from an officer.

The three suspects have been processed into the Hammond Police Department jail and are also under investigation for a series of burglaries that occurred in the surrounding area.

Chief Bergeron expressed his gratitude to the various local, state, and regional law enforcement agencies that assisted in the pursuit.

He mentioned the use of a helicopter to monitor the suspects’ vehicle from the air and noted that an HPD unit sustained damage during the chase.

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