Tampa, FL asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana

Q: What are my options to deal with a person breaking into my car to steal things at night?

I was recently robbed for $1,000+ from my vehicle on my property. It's become a more prevalent issue where I am in Houma in the recent months. In the future if this is in the process of happening again, what can I do to apprehend/stop the individual and ensure they see justice? I would prefer not to chase them and just use my firearm because clearly they will just get away if I cant keep up with them and the police obviously wont he on scene in time. Again, what are my options for permanently stopping the culprit from doing it again, to anyone not just me?

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Call 911. Put up exterior cameras. Don't keep property in your car. Install exterior lights.

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