Student arrested for dorm room burglary

A student is in custody after allegedly burglarizing a dorm room at Grambling State University.

Emmanueal H. Simmons, 18, of Houston, Texas was arrested Tuesday for simple burglary, according to a report filed by GSU Police.

On Monday, a GSU student reported his locked dormitory room was burglarized. A PlayStation 5 video game console was taken.

A GSU PD investigator was assigned to the case. Examination of surveillance video identified Simmons and another man as suspects.

Simmons allegedly admitted to police that he acted as the “lookout” while a second suspect took the PlayStation.

Simmons was arrested for simple burglary and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. 

Bail was set at $35,000.

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