Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help in shoplifting investigation | WNTZ-TV FOX 48

AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (WNTZ) – The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) is asking for the public’s help in identifying those involved in several shoplifting incidents at Shawn’s Super Center on the Highway 1 in the Fifth Ward community. The thefts, which involved high-end alcoholic beverages totaling nearly $500, were the subject of an active investigation.

According to APSO, the suspect, a black passenger in a gray Toyota pickup truck, was driven to the store by an unidentified white man. Surveillance photographs of the suspects have been released to aid their identification.

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Any information relating to these thefts or the identification of the suspects would be greatly appreciated. Persons with information are asked to contact APSO at 318-253-4000.

APSO emphasizes the importance of strong relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve to maintain public safety and effective policing. The cooperation of community members and concerned citizens is essential in providing information about crimes occurring in their neighborhoods.

“Please help us prevent and solve crime in Avoyelles Parish,” APSO officials said. “By working together, we can achieve great things.”