Jan 23, 2013 2:50 PM by Tonya LaCoste
An Academy Sports & Outdoors Store employee in Lake Charles is accused of stealing and is charged with theft $500--$1,500. According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Maurice E. Nugent, 41, is seen on a security camera carrying a new trolling motor, worth over $500, out of the rear door. Nugent is suspected in the theft of several thousands of dollars of additional merchandise from the store. The investigation is continuing with additional charges and arrests expected. If anyone has any information regarding stolen merchandise from Academy Sports & Outdoors Store, please contact CPSO Detective James Leubner at 494-4509.