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Man arrested in theft of instruments from high school

9 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago Monday, December 23 2019 Dec 23, 2019 December 23, 2019 4:17 PM December 23, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST TAMMANY PARISH- Deputies have arrested a man accused of stealing musical instruments from a high school band room. 

The theft happened on Dec. 13 at a school in Mandeville. Administrators found the glass door of the school band room shattered and three students’ instruments missing. 

Detectives used school surveillance video and information from a pawn shop to identify the suspected thief as Weylin Leon. 

Leon was already booked in St. Tammany Parish Jail for an unrelated contempt of court charge.

Monday he was rebooked for the following charges: 
Simple Burglary
Theft Over $1,000
Theft Under $1,000 (2 counts)
Criminal Damage to Property
Criminal Trespassing

The theft is still under investigation. 

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