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Police search for person responsible for theft of Opelousas mayor candidate sign

Posted at 9:22 PM, Nov 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 22:28:01-05

Officers with the Opelousas City Police Department are looking for a person responsible for the theft of a political sign.

Police say that around 12:40 a.m. Thursday morning, the vehicle was caught on surveillance video driving up to a lot located in the 500 block of Pulford Street.  Once in the area, police say the driver of the vehicle hooked up a black 14-foot utility trailer with a ramp gate containing a political sign belonging to Opelousas mayor candidate Tyrone Glover and drove away.

Opelousas theft suspect

Glover did not authorize the removal of this trailer and sign which police say constitutes it to be a theft of a political sign.

Police are now requesting the public’s assistance with any information in regards to this incident or the identification of the vehicle.

If anyone has any information please contact the Opelousas Police Department. All calls and tips will remain anonymous.