Jonesville couple arrested on burglary charge

By EverythingCenla staff

Marcus Lynn McCarthy, 36, and Maryann Grace Fontenot, 31, both of 1446 Highway 126, Jonesville, were arrested Tuesday in connection with a Dec. 13 burglary in Lecompte, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.

 The arrests were the result of a Crime Stoppers tip the sheriff’s office received about the burglary and where the potential suspects were located.

 RPSO Det. Gary Bradford, along with officers from Louisiana State Probation and Parole, the U.S. Marshalls Service and the Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Office, went to the couple’s home to make the arrest.

The two suspects are each charged with simple burglary.  McCarthy was also charged with two counts contempt of court and two counts of probation violation.

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