Two men arrested for trying to steal lawn mowers
GONZALES - Two New Orleans residents were arrested for trying to steal lawnmowers from a Home Depot in Gonzales.
Police say 32-year-old David Lewis and 33-year-old Jovan Murphy backed up a U-Haul to the area containing new rider mowers.
Police say Lewis and Murphy attempted to elude officers by scaling a fence, Murphy was caught immediately and Lewis was tracked down with the help of a K-9 unit.
Investigators say the U-Haul is believed to have been stolen from a yard in New Orleans.
All merchandise was recovered.
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