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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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School Board member arrested for felony theft from employer

School Board member arrested for felony theft from employer


A Lafourche Parish School Board member has been arrested for theft from a private business at which he is employed. Robby Gisclair, 41, of Cut Off, is charged with Felony Theft in the investigation.

A local business owner contacted the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office this week on suspicion that Gislcair, an employee, had stolen thousands of dollars of inventory from the business since 2016.

Through investigation, detectives obtained a search warrant for Gisclair’s property and discovered several items, which were reportedly stolen from the business inventory.

Gisclair was arrested and booked with Felony Theft and subsequently released after posting $5,000 bail.

To be charged with felony theft in Louisiana, the value of stolen property must exceed $1000.

Gisclair represents District 12 and is serving his first term as a School Board member.

This investigation is continuing.