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Reward Being Offered In Cut Off For Business Burglary Case

Reward Being Offered In Cut Off For Business Burglary Case

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who stole several hundred gallons of diesel fuel and other items from a Cut Off business.

On the night of Tuesday, October 16, deputies were called to a business on East 40th Street about a possible burglary. When deputies arrived they learned that a large amount of diesel had been spilled around a tank at the rear of the business. There was also evidence of forced entry at a gate near the tank.

Approximately 1,400 gallons of diesel was reported missing along with an orange Husqvarna chainsaw and two 25-pound rolls of copper.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Information can also be submitted online at http://www.crimestoppersbr.org or by using the TipSubmit Mobile application on your iPhone or Android device.

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