Two Arrested In Theft Investigation

An investigation by Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators has resulted in the arrest of two suspects in connection with the recent theft of two trailers and other items from a business on Old Sterlington Road in Monroe.  Taken were a 24’ enclosed car hauler trailer and a 14’ utility trailer, along with a fish cooker and bolt cutters.

Joshua Moore has been booked into OCC on the charges of 3 cts. of Unauthorized Entry of a Business, 2 cts. of Felony Theft, 1 ct. of Simple Theft and 1 ct. of Simple Criminal Damage to Property.

Stephen Bush has been booked on 1 ct. of Unauthorized Entry of a Place of business, 1 ct. of Felony Theft and 1 ct. Simple Criminal Damage to Property.  All of the stolen property has been recovered.  The investigation is continuing.

We also want to thank the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in the investigation.