Waguespack reports that on Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at
approximately 8:20am a call came in about a possible burglary at Sagona’s True
Value Hardware store in Paincourtville.
Upon investigation it was determined that the break-in occurred at
approximately 11:25pm Saturday night. The
suspect is described as a black male approximately 5’8” – 5”10”. He was wearing light blue jeans, brown hooded
jacket and red ball cap. The suspect
stole several handguns from the gun department section of the store. Anyone that may have seen the suspect
possibly walking near the intersections of Highway 70 and Highway 308 and/or
Highway 1 between 11pm and 12am is advised to contact the Sheriff’s
Office. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
Firearms and Explosives is assisting with this investigation. A $2,000 reward is being offered for
information that leads to an arrest.
Detective Captain Crochet is the lead investigator on this
case. If you have any information
concerning this case or others, please contact the Criminal Investigative
Division at 985-526-1627 or Communications Division at 985-369-2912.
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office wants to remind business owners to check and
test their alarm/monitoring systems including motion sensors and other related
surveillance equipment on a regular basis.
additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Mike
Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information Officer, Robert Martin at
985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.