PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Chad Evans Gros, 45, of 1183 Stephensville Road, Morgan City, LA, on charges related to the theft of an automobile from a Pierre Part business early Sunday.
Deputies were notified to contact St. Martin Parish deputies in connection to the possible theft of an automobile from a Pierre Part mechanic shop.
St. Martin Parish deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation early Sunday and made contact with the driver identified as Chad Evans Gros.
Upon the deputy requesting vehicle information, Gros advised that his truck had broken down near the repair shop in Pierre Part. Gros stated he looked into several cars and eventually found a car with the keys in it. Gros stated he took the car without permission to drive home, thus leading to the traffic stop.
Gros was transferred to the custody of Assumption Parish deputies and subsequently booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Theft of an Automobile
Chad Evans Gros was incarcerated in lieu of a $5,000 bond.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.