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Acadia Crime Stoppers: Help needed locating 1,200 pounds of copper wire

Posted at 5:03 PM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 18:55:04-05

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the felony theft of a cargo utility trailer and 1200 pounds of copper wire from Entergy, located at 1134 Osage Trail in northeast Acadia Parish, that occurred January 20.

Unknown suspect(s) gained access to the property by cutting a padlock and chain securing the gate, according to Sherif KP Gibson.

The stolen trailer is described as a white 14 ft. cargo trailer with a drop-down back gate and the word “Highlines” on both sides. Twelve coils of copper wiring, weighing 100 pounds each, were also stolen. The value of the copper is estimated at more than $4,000.

If you have any information regarding this crime, you’re urged to call the tips line at (337) 789-TIPS or download the P3 app on your smart phone to report your tip anonymously.

All callers will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.