Two men in their sixties held for $150k in stolen appliances

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Two men in their sixties held for $150k in stolen appliances

Two suspects were arrested and several stolen appliances were recovered on Monday night by detectives leading investigations into a warehouse breaking and larceny report in Barataria which occurred sometime between November 1st and November 15th.

During the operation, officers of the Barataria Criminal Investigations Department (CID) executed two search warrants for Stolen Articles at the homes of a 62-year-old man from Petit Bourg, San Juan, and a 56-year-old man from Ninth Avenue and Second Street, Barataria.

When CID detectives searched the premises, they allegedly discovered 11 washing machines, eight stoves, five chest freezers, and three refrigerators. The items have a total value of $150,000.

Also, one black Toyota Hilux was seized at the property of the 56-year-old, pending further investigations.
The men are expected to be charged soon.
PC Balram is continuing investigations into the matter.