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LCPD: 'Jugging' cases popping up in southwest Louisiana

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The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating one case of what is referred to as “jugging," a crime that has been popping up in other areas in south Louisiana. 

Jugging, according to police is when a customer of a bank or other financial business is followed from that location upon making a transaction. The suspects in these cases wait for the banking customer to stop somewhere and leave their transaction (check or bank bag) unattended. The suspect then breaks into the victim's vehicle and leaves with the victim's property.

LCPD says they have investigated several of these crimes in 2015 and arrests were made. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, a jugging incident in Lake Charles occurred in the 900 block of 3rd Avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m. 

The Sulphur Police Department is also handling two jugging offenses that occurred Tuesday.  It is believed that all three jugging incidents are related, according to a release. 

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