Man arrested for attempted break-ins

A Ruston man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly attempted to break into vehicles on Savannah Trace in Ruston.  

Police responded to the area about 10 p.m. and located the suspect, Connor L. Haskins, 38, riding a bicycle on Jefferson Avenue. 

The victim stated Haskins tried to get into several vehicles at his residence. According to the officer’s report, Haskins stated he tried to break into the vehicles “because times are hard for him, and he needed money.”

Haskins was arrested and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for three counts of attempted simple burglary of a vehicle. 

Bail was set at $20,000.

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