Suspect surrenders in car wash robbery
WALKER - Investigators said a man caught on camera destroying cash boxes at a Livingston Parish car wash to get at the coins inside surrendered Thursday.
Deputies booked 27-year-old Henry M. Taylor IV of Baton Rouge into the Livingston Parish Jail on charges of simple burglary and five counts of criminal damage to coin-operated devices.
Walker Police said early the morning of May 5 a man drove up to the Bayou Self Car Wash on Walker South Road and drilled holes into seven coin boxes. Police said the man was able to break into three of the boxes and steal change inside, but came back again with a cordless drill to break into more boxes.
In all, police said the man got away with about $20 in change but caused around $1,300 in damages to the coin boxes.
Walker Police sent video of the man and the truck he was in to the media. After they were shown on the news police said Taylor turned himself in to authorities Thursday morning.
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