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Gonzales PD arrests Walmart shoplifters

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Gonzales Police Department arrested 27-year-old Sarah Bourgeois and 27-year-old Michael Hankins last week after they were wanted in connection for shoplifting theft at Walmart in Gonzales on Nov. 24.

Gonzales PD Detective Sgt. Steven Nethken said the investigators thanks the public for its help.

“The Gonzales Investigators wishes to thank the public for the assistance in identifying the two suspects released earlier last week,” Sgt. Nethken said in a release.

Bourgeois, of 16425 Kinchen Road Livingston, voluntarily turned herself in to the Gonzales Police Department on December 10.

Michael Hankins, of 21299 Carey Harris Road Denham Springs, was located by the Gonzales Police Department and taken into custody on December 11.

Both Bourgeois and Hankins were charged with Felony Theft of Goods valued in excess of $500 but less than $1,500 and booked into Ascension Parish Prison for bond consideration.