Man accused of stealing from LSU churches
BATON ROUGE - Police say a man has been arrested after he was caught stealing cash and other items from churches on LSU's campus.
According to the LSU Police Department, the two victims claimed that a stereo and nearly $100 in cash had been stolen from their residence inside the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on Nov. 18. A review of security footage revealed that a man, later identified as 56-year-old Fred Levy, entered the church and took the stereo along with groceries taken from the building's kitchen.
A church administrator viewed the footage and was able to identify Levy, since the church had given him food in the past.
Levy was arrested Wednesday after he was caught stealing bags of coffee from another building on campus. He was also in possession of several beverages stolen from Saint Alban's Chapel.
Levy was booked on charges of simple burglary and simple burglary of a religious building.