Lecompte PD make arrests in air conditioning case - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Lecompte PD make arrests in air conditioning case

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LECOMPTE, La.(KALB News Channel 5) - On July 22, 2014, a complaint was received by the Lecompte Police Department in reference to criminal damage and theft that occurred at a local church in the Lecompte area.  


Officers with Lecompte PD responded and discovered someone had taken two 5 ton air conditioner units.  Lecompte PD requested the assistance of Sheriff's Office Detectives and Detectives from the Glenmora Sub-station were assigned to investigate the incident.  


After conducting a thorough investigation and interviewing witnesses in the area, detectives identified two suspects; Corey Darnell Joseph Sr., 39, and Anthony Ray Blue, 32, both of Lecompte.  Detectives developed sufficient probable cause to obtain arrest warrants on the two suspects.  


On July 31, 2014, contact was made with Corey Joseph and he was arrested on active warrants and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center for Criminal Trespass, Theft over $1500, Criminal Damage $500-$50,000.  


On August 5, contact was made with Anthony Blue and he was also arrested on active warrants and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center for Possession of Stolen Goods and Criminal Conspiracy. 


Joseph is being held on an $7,750.00 bond and Blue is being held on $1250.00 bond.  Blue is also being held on Probation Violation.

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