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LPSO asking for other storage unit theft victims to come forward

Posted at 2:01 PM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 15:01:41-04

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO) is requesting that any resident with a storage unit that was recently broken into in Lafayette Parish contact detectives as part of an active investigation.

Citizens reporting storage unit burglaries should be prepared to provide a detailed list of the stolen items, according to an LPSO spokesperson.

Throughout this investigation, Paul Kost Jr. was identified as a suspect.

Investigators say a search warrant executed at Kost’s residence lead to the discovery of multiple items, reported as stolen from storage units in Lafayette Parish, which detectives recovered.

Kost was arrested and booked on burglary charges.

Contact LPSO detectives at (337) 232-9211 to report stolen items or if you have any other information related to this investigation.

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