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FARMERVILLE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - Two Union Parish residents are in jail accused of burglarizing a house and taking 9mm Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol.

Evan Blake Allen, 21, of 4073 Hwy. 549, Marion, and Adron Slade Dyess, 17, of 206 West Boundary St., Farmerville, were booked into Union Parish Detention Center for aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary. Dyess was additionally charged with entering or remaining after being forbidden and Allen was booked with aiding and abetting others to enter or remain on premises where forbidden.

Sheriff Bob Buckley said bond for each was set at $20,750.

Buckley said deputies received a complaint from a resident on Sweet Lily Road near Bernice that his home had been entered and the pistol was missing. The victim said he saw a white Toyota vehicle drive by his residence. The investigation revealed the Toyota was owned by Allen and the Supra was spotted by deputies parked in a dirt driveway.

The sheriff said the deputies noticed a residence near the vehicle on Borders Lane off Louisiana 2 and approached the house thinking a burglary might be occurring. Another male, not the two suspects, finally answered a deputy's demand to come out. He told deputies that the two suspects were in a back bedroom. The suspects were taken into custody without incident.

During questioning, both suspects accused the other of entering the Sweet Lily Road residence and taking the gun, Buckley said.

The owner of the residence where the two were arrested told deputies that he had told Dyess not to ever come back to his home several weeks ago, thus the entering premises charges.

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