Attempted Home Invasion and Burglary Lands One Man in Jail

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According to Red River Parish Sheriff Glen Edwards, a Shreveport man is behind bars following two separate incidents involving an attempted home invasion and attempted burglary.

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on April 10, 2017 multiple units were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 300 block of Jim Street south of Coushatta. The caller stated thatsomeone had kicked in his door and that he feared for his life. Shortly thereafter, the caller reported that the subject had fled the scene in a white Toyota Land Rover. He also reported that the subject had kicked in a door at a second residence, which was in close proximity to his house.

While en route to the call, a responding deputy initiated a stop on the vehicle that was believed to be driven by the suspect. The driver, identified as Reginald Demery, was detained for questioning. While he was detained, criminal investigators interviewed witnesses and established probable cause to affect an arrest.

Reginald Demery, B/M, age 30 of the 9000 block of Sara Lane, Shreveport, LA was charged with one count of Attempted Simple Burglary, one count of Attempted Home Invasion and two counts of Simple Criminal Damage to Property less than $500.

On April 12, 2017 Demery posted a $40,000 bond and was released pending a trial date.

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