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More arrests made in stolen well pump case

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Edwin Cleveland Horne Edwin Cleveland Horne
Sommers Coker Sommers Coker
Dale Thompson Dale Thompson
Christopher Edward Perkins Christopher Edward Perkins

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office has updated information on a stolen well pump last November.

On Nov. 28, 2013, deputies from the Glenmora Sub-station reported they responded to a complaint of a theft of a water well pump in the Plainview area of Rapides Parish. 

After being turned over to Detectives, the stolen pump was located in the Ten Mile Community near Plainview. 

RPSO reports detective learned the pump had been sold to an individual by a person identified as Edwin Cleveland Horne, 36, of Pitkin. 

Sufficient probable cause was developed and a warrant for Horne's arrest was obtained. 

On Jan. 8, 2014, Horne was taken into custody on the active warrant and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center for one count of Possession of Stolen Things. 

Upon the arrest of Horne, probable cause was developed by detectives to issue warrants for other suspects in this case. 

On Jan. 22, 2014, Sommers Coker, 29, and Dale Thompson, 33, both of Pitkin, were arrested on active warrants for Criminal Conspiracy and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. 

On Jan. 23, 2014, Christopher Edward Perkins, 37, of Glenmore was arrested and charged with Possession of Stolen Things and Criminal Conspiracy and also booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. 

On Feb. 10, 2014, detectives say they were notified that Edwin Cleveland Horne had been located with the assistance of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office and was arrested on the active warrant and was now currently being held in the Vernon Parish Jail. 

Detectives say the investigation is continuing.

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