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Shoplifter caught with stolen goods and narcotics

Shoplifter caught with stolen goods and narcotics

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Lonnie Truxillo, 46, of Raceland on Tuesday. Shortly before noon on Tuesday, November 24, deputies responded to a shoplifting complaint at a discount general store located along LA Highway 1 in Raceland.

Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the suspect, identified as Lonnie Truxillo, who was found to have several stolen items in his possession. He was also found to have a prescription pill bottle containing several drugs including methamphetamine, alprazolam, clonazepam and lorcet pills. The drugs were separated into small plastic bags commonly associated with the sale of illegal narcotics.

Truxillo was arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, alprazolam, clonazepam and lorcet.

He was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he remains in lieu of $25,250 bond.