PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Billy Rodrigue, 43, of 118 Gerald Street and Jacob Dugas, 30, of 1010-A Bayou Drive, both of Pierre Part on Thursday in connection with the October 22nd theft of a boat, motor and trailer in the Belle River area.
Detectives, through their investigation, developed information that the boat was stored behind a business in Donaldsonville. Investigators recovered the boat and viewed video footage from areas businesses and were able to identify Dugas and Rodrigue as suspects. Detectives obtained arrest warrants for both subjects. They were arrested, transported to the parish jail and booked on charges of theft over $500. The boat, motor and trailer are valued at $17,500.
They are both awaiting a bond hearing.