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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Investigators seek to identify trash receptable thief

Investigators seek to identify trash receptable thief

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted for stealing a trash receptacle valued at several hundred dollars from a Raceland truck stop.

Through investigation, detectives learned the theft occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10.

At that time an unidentified male subject wearing blue jeans, white shoes and a black t-shirt arrived to the truck stop in a blue Dodge pickup truck.

At one point, the man grabbed a high-priced trash receptacle standing near the building, loaded it into the bed of the truck, and left the premises.

Anyone who can identify the suspect, or anyone with any other information on this crime, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637.

Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.