Photo courtesy of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office: Edward Munoz is charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling; theft under $750; criminal damage to property; resisting an officer; possession of marijuana; and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
LAKE CHARLES —
Two Texas men were arrested in Lake Charles over the weekend after Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s officials say they burglarized a home.
Edward M. Munoz, 21, of Laredo, and Jose E. Delgado, 22, of Austin, are both charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling; theft under $750; criminal damage to property; and possession of marijuana.
Munoz was additionally charged with illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Delgado is wanted in Texas on unrelated charges of felony larceny and is awaiting extradition, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Here is the sheriff’s office statement:
On March 31 at approximately 3:40 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a home on North Ledoux Road in Lake Charles. While en route, deputies were advised by the complainant that when she arrived home she observed a man inside her home, who then took off running out the back door. The complainant also stated a neighbor observed the man get into a truck that was parked near the home and head eastbound on Mark Lebleu Road in Iowa.
The witness was able