Opelousas man arrested in Zoosiana squirrel monkey theft; monkeys still missing

Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 2:21 PM CST
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Broussard, La. (KPLC) - A man was arrested in the theft of a dozen squirrel monkeys from Zoosiana last month, KLFY reports.

Joseph Randell, 61, of Opelousas was reportedly booked on a burglary charge and 12 counts of animal cruelty. The monkeys have not been found, and that investigation is ongoing.