You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

LaPlace man accused of stealing 10K in equipment from Paulina business

WGNO-TV New Orleans logo WGNO-TV New Orleans 8/12/2022 Trinity Velazquez
LaPlace man accused of stealing 10K in equipment from Paulina business © Provided by WGNO-TV New Orleans LaPlace man accused of stealing 10K in equipment from Paulina business

PAULINA, La. (BRPROUD) - The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office (SJPSO) arrested a LaPlace man after he allegedly stole over $10,000 worth of tools and equipment from a local business.

SJPSO detectives arrived at a business under construction in Paulina around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday and discovered equipment was stolen. Detectives identified an older white Ford F-150 pulling a trailer as the suspected vehicle and conducted a traffic stop Thursday morning.

Treme residents seek to have homeless encampment moved from beneath Claiborne bridge

The driver, 40-year-old Sean Gautreaux, was brought in for questioning. The sheriff’s office says that the stolen property was recovered and Gautreaux was arrested for simple burglary.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to WGNO.

AdChoices
AdChoices

More From WGNO-TV New Orleans

WGNO-TV New Orleans
WGNO-TV New Orleans
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon