In Lafayette, a construction company takes a nearly twenty thousand dollar loss after someone stole copper from its work site. The owner of Venus Construction Company, Patrick Colvin says earlier this week someone stole about three thousand dollars worth of copper from the home that he's currently working on. In... more »
Two men have been arrested for allegedly stealing several spools of copper wire from a New Iberia business. 22-year old Robert Francois Jr from Lafayette is charged with three counts of felony theft. 20-year old Colby Turner of Maurice is facing one count of felony theft. They're both believed to... more »
Two men are arrested for copper wire theft in Opelousas. Opelousas Police charged Matthew Buck and Raheem Jamal Hicks with the felony theft of the copper utility wire valued at $2000.00. The charges stem from a theft at Prairie Construction located at 1344 Huntington Street in Opelousas. The two were... more »
On August 17, 2010, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were investigating the theft of copper tubing in the 2000 block of West University Avenue. During the course of the investigation, detectives arrested Derrick Faulk (21) of Lafayette. Faulk was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and booked into the... more »
Suspect Arrested in Connection with 21 Copper Theft Incidents
On August 17, 2010, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were investigating the theft of copper tubing in the 2000 block of West University Avenue. During the course of the investigation, detectives arrested Derrick Faulk (21) of Lafayette. Faulk was... more »
In the early morning hours of August 2, 2010 Scott Police Officers observed a suspicious vehicle at the entrance to a Scrap Yard in the 4000 block of Cameron Street. Officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle who stated that they were just turning around in the driveway.... more »
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Eunice Detective Division investigated two separate incidents of copper theft from the Cleco facility located in Eunice.
Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said, "Thanks to a tip received by St. Landry Crime Stoppers, an arrest has been made by Eunice Sub-station Detectives. The tip helped... more »
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office are asking the public for their assistance in helping them solve numerous thefts of Copper, Scrap Iron, Radiators, and Welding Machines in Vermilion Parish over the last few weeks.
Sheriff Couvillon says that the majority... more »
DERIDDER, La. (AP) Two men who were being sought in connection with the theft of copper from Beauregard Electric Cooperative Inc. earlier this month have been arrested. Two other men were arrested earlier this month in connection with the thefts. Deputies say 24-year-old Max G. Wheeler of Lake Charles was... more »