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Man accused of stealing nearly a dozen sacks of crawfish

4 years 3 months 1 week ago Tuesday, June 11 2019 Jun 11, 2019 June 11, 2019 9:55 AM June 11, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

WELSH - Deputies have arrested a man accused of stealing multiple sacks of crawfish in Jefferson Davis Parish.

Authorities received a report of a crawfish theft from a Welsh farmer on May 23. The suspect made off with 11 sacks of crawfish from a cooler on LA 1126. Detectives working the investigation received information from police in Jennings that a vehicle was stopped that night had sacks of crawfish inside. 

The driver, 22-year-old John Coleman, was arrested Monday on warrants of simple burglary and theft of livestock.

Authorities say Coleman admitted to taking the crawfish.

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