Suspected burglars lead BPD on chase

(L to R) Jonae Landrio and Bridgette Brown

Two suspected burglars attempted to evade arrest by Beaumont police officers, with a 8-month old child in the car, after allegedly breaking into a home the night of Thursday, Sept. 6.

According to a press release, Beaumont Police responded to 4155 Maida, in reference to a disturbance. While Officers were en route to the call, the victim told dispatchers that the suspects had damaged a window to the residence, gained entry and were threatening the victim with a knife. As officers were arriving, the suspects fled the scene in a red Buick sedan. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, however the suspects continued to flee. The suspects continued to evade officers until finally stopping the vehicle at 1075 Pinchback Rd, where the driver, identified as 33-year-old Bridgette S. Brown, ran from the vehicle on foot. A BPD K-9 Officer deployed his partner, at which time Brown was apprehended. The passenger of the vehicle, identified as 21-year-old Jonae A. Landrio, was also taken into custody. It was then discovered that while the suspects erratically evaded police throughout the city, an 8-month-old child was unsecured inside of the vehicle. Brown (the driver) was placed under arrest for evading in a motor vehicle, evading arrest/detention, abandoning/endangering a child, and burglary of a habitation. Landrio was placed under arrest for burglary of a habitation and outstanding traffic warrants. Brown and Landrio were both transported to the Jefferson County Jail where they were booked in on the above listed charges. CPS was notified of the incident involving the child.