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Cut Off man found with stolen property at local motel

Cut Off man found with stolen property at local motel

A Cut Off man recently found with stolen property, has been arrested by sheriff’s deputies. Sidney Richard, 49, (a.k.a. “Sidney Ricard”) has been linked to two burglaries as part of the investigation.

During the early morning hours of Thursday, December 13, detectives responded to a Golden Meadow motel in reference to deputies locating a vehicle containing several stolen items from burglaries in the South Lafourche area.

Detectives identified Richard as the suspect and obtained search warrants for the vehicle and his motel room. He was later taken into custody without incident. Detectives located several items identified as stolen property from burglaries and were able to link Richard to two of the burglaries.

Richard was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. He was charged with two counts of Simple Burglary and Illegal Possession of Stolen Things. His bond is set at $25,000.

The investigation is continuing, and additional charges are possible.