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FARMERVILLE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - A Farmerville woman who had applied for a job with the Union Parish Sheriff's Office ended up being arrested for simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.

Laken Virginia Smith, 18, of 125 Hammer Rd., was arrested Saturday and booked into the Union Parish Detention Center. Her bond was set at $4,600.

Detectives had been investigating a burglary on Camp Road near Farmerville beginning Jan. 20 and had developed Smith as a possible suspect.

Smith was read her Miranda rights before being questioned and admitted to detectives that she forced open a door on a mobile home. After entering, Smith said she removed a drawer from the chest that contained some $200 in coins.

She did not get the job.

In a Sunday incident, a neighborhood fight resulted in a mother and daughter facing charges.

The mother, Barbara King, 61, admitted to getting into an argument with a neighbor. King stated that the victim would not leave her residence when asked so she grabbed the neighbor to try forcing her to leave.

Deputies said during the fight that Kings' daughter, Windy Michelle King, 27, of 3011 Robinson St., Bernice, apparently walked from her residence next door. The victim told deputies she was struck in the head with a stick. Both suspects stated they did not remember the victim being hit with a stick.

Barbara King was issued a summons for simple battery while Windy King was arrested and booked into the detention center on a $5,000 bond.

Two El Dorado, Ark., residents were arrested Saturday after being arrested on property where some scrap metal was taken.

Darryl Dewayne Parum, 33, of 407 Parkway Drive, was booked into the detention center for criminal trespassing and theft under $500. His accomplice, Rhonda K. Moreland, 40, same address, was booked for criminal trespassing the theft under $100.

A patrolling deputy, who had receive complaints concerning suspicious vehicles in the area, spotted a Ford Ranger parked in the area of 315 Farrar Rd. During questioning, Parum admitted that he and his wife were in Louisiana looking for scrap metal because he was unemployed.

Their bonds were set at $3,000 each.

 

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