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Calhoun man arrested in battery burglaries

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WEST MONROE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - On 1-16-2013, Patton's Automotive Shop reported to the Union Parish Sheriff's Office that sometime during the night, two vehicles that were being stored at the shop for repairs had been burglarized and 12 automotive batteries had been taken from the premises.

Investigators with the Union Parish Sheriff's Office say that on the morning of 1-16-2013, 12 automotive batteries were sold by a Justin M. Bogle, age 23, of Calhoun. At the time, Bogle was on parole for burglary. Investigators were also able to recover evidence at Patton's Automotive that they say connected Bogle to the vehicle burglaries.

On 1-17-2013, investigators interviewed Bogle and say he admitted that he had committed the vehicle burglaries and thefts at Patton's Automotive and sold the batteries to Louisiana Battery. Investigators also say that Bogle admitted that he had committed 13 vehicle burglaries that were reported by Patton's Automotive on 10-11-2012. These vehicles were also been stored at the shop for repair and batteries, stereo equipment, and a handgun were stolen from the vehicles and premises.

Investigators say they recovered stereo equipment that had been stolen from the vehicles at Patton's Automotive Shop from Bogle. The investigation is continuing concerning Bogle's possible connection to other burglaries in the area.

Bogle was arrested on 15 counts of simple burglary and two counts of theft $0-$500. He is being held at the Union Parish Detention Center. Bond has not yet been set. 

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