Columbian Park neighborhood burglary suspects caught

Several homes in the Columbian Park neighborhood are burglarized.
Several homes in the Columbian Park neighborhood are burglarized.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Lafayette police said they have arrested two juveniles in connection with multiple home burglaries in the Columbian Park neighborhood.

Lafayette Police Sgt. Jay Rosen said officers received a call about another home burglary around 6:45 Friday night. Officers arrived to the home in the 300 block of South 31st St. and found two juvenile males. Police said one was wearing a backpack.

After further investigation, officers discovered the two juvenile suspects had committed at least 8 burglaries, dating back to April 25.

Police said these burglary arrests would not have been possible without the assistance from the residents in the Columbian Park neighborhood working together with the Lafayette Police Department.

If anyone has any additional information please contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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