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St Landry Parish Crime Stoppers – 12/29/2021

HELP IDENTIFY THIS TRUCK AND EARN CASH!!

Officer Corina Schexnayder of the Eunice Police Department and Detective James Bergeron of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office returns to Crime Stoppers and needs your help in solving a theft in the Eunice and Lawtell areas.

On December 10th, deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Family Dollar located at the 10,000 block of Prejean Highway in Lawtell. Upon arrival, deputies observed the lock on the metal storage cage in front of the store was broken. According to store employees, 21 Blue Rhino propane bottles were taken from the cage at some time during the night. The propane bottles were full and valued at approximately $1300.

Also on December 10th, officers with the Eunice Police Department were dispatched to the Family Dollar located at the 1200 block of Laurel Avenue in Eunice. Officers observed the lock to be broken on this cage also and 6 to 7 propane bottles, valued at approximately $400, were taken.

Security footage from a nearby business shows a truck in the parking lot backing up to the front of the store at approximately 1:45 in the morning, leaving minutes later without headlights on and heading northbound on N. 12th Street. The truck appears to be a gray Ford F-150 between the model years of 2007 – 2013.

Use our QR code at the bottom of your screen or download our P3 app and tap the app on your mobile device to “Say it Here” and submit your anonymous tips. Be alert, be safe, and God bless you. On behalf of Crime Stoppers, Officer Corina Schexnayder, Detective James Bergeron, and Deputy Chief Eddie Thibodeaux, I am Sgt. Elizabeth Bernard.