APSO looking for Sorrento Lumber thief

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual that is responsible for breaking into Sorrento Lumber Company this past Sunday night, January 2.

The Sheriff’s Office received a burglar alarm at the business at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday night. The responding deputy arrived on scene approximately 3 minutes after being dispatched to discover the businesses front glass was busted.

Surveillance video captured the suspect, rummaging through the store. At this point of the investigation nothing appears to have been stolen. It appears the suspect has a cigarette in his mouth and is wearing a shirt with the word “CLASSIC” is written on the rear of it.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-INFO(4636) or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP(7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.