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APD: Theft Arrest

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On June 24, 2014, Alexandria Police arrested John Henry Lee III and charged him with 1 count theft over $500 and 1 count Possession of Burglary Tools.

While on patrol in the Lee and Industrial Drive area, Police spotted a male subject, later identified as Lee, run across Lee Street pushing a lawnmower. It was 1:02 a.m. and officers thought this was suspicious. Officers stopped Lee for a field interview.

The investigation resulted in officers finding evidence that the mower and edger were stolen from Lowe's. Officers contacted Lowe's management who confirmed that the items belonged to Lowe's. 

Lee was taken into custody without incident. A search incidental to arrest resulted in officers locating tools used during the theft.

Lee was transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center for booking.  

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