Mitchell C. Bordelon, 44, of Lake Charles, was arrested Thursday on charges including burglary and theft after it was discovered that he broke into the home of a friend and stole a variety of items over a period of time.

Bordelon admitted that he broke into the home and stole, among other things,various tools, a shotgun and pots. The value of the items stolen was estimated to be around $1,500.

Bordelon was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. Judge Michael Canaday set his bond at $16,000.