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Theft suspect turns self in after seeing himself on St. Landry Crime Stoppers

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A theft suspect turned himself in to St. Landry Parish detectives after seeing himself on St. Landry Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers features a crime of the week every Wednesday on KATC.  This week, the crime program featured a theft that happened on March 30, 2017, at Hebert's Boudin & Cracklins located on I-49 North in Opelousas. The victim placed an envelope containing $1037 on the counter to pay for his items then left the store forgetting the envelope. Surveillance video shows the suspect take the envelope off the counter and put it in his pocket. 

Bob Angelle, 63, of Carencro, turned himself in to authorities Thursday morning.  

"Our detective section arrived at the courthouse and arrested Angelle for theft over $1000," said Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.  "Thanks to Crime Stoppers and the local media the victim was able to recover his money and the case was solved in less then 18 hours."

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