looting

Hurricane Isaac
4:15 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Man with long arrest record accused of looting in Golden Meadow

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says a 32-year-old Golden Meadow man with a long arrest record is accused of looting.

He says deputies got a clear description of a man seen breaking into a vehicle and trying to break into a house in Golden Meadow, and went looking for Jeremy Rogers.

They found him Tuesday in a truck outside a store in Galliano. He got out and ran. Webre says he was arrested in Cut Off.

Hurricane Isaac
4:11 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

St. Tammany arrests three accused in boat looting

The St. Tammany Sheriff's Office says three young men from Slidell are accused of looting thousands of dollars worth of equipment from boats that were docked near Slidell to make them safer from Hurricane Isaac.

Sgt. George Bonnett says 22-year-old Cody Page, 20-year-old Ryan Dussor and a 17-year-old all were arrested and will be booked with looting, which carries a minimum sentence of three years at hard labor and a $5,000 fine.

Hurricane Isaac
3:30 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

St. Tammany looking for two accused in boat looting

St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of looting thousands of dollars of property from three boats that had been docked near Slidell to protect them from Hurricane Isaac.

Capt. George Bonnett says a 17-year-old was arrested Tuesday on a charge of illegal possession of stolen property that he says the other men took and put on his boat.

Looting during an emergency carries a minimum penalty of three years at hard labor and a $5,000 fine, with up to 10 years and $10,000.