The flooding in Louisiana has brought tragedy to the people and has caused a lot of problems. Many have been displaced from their primary residences and are uncertain and unaware of what will happen after it ends. Law enforcement officers have noted to the media that some citizens have attempted to take advantage of this tragedy.
Police officers have said that at least fourteen people are suspected to have broken into stores in the areas most affected by the natural disaster.
The Baker Police Department arrested some on looting charges, they are the following,
Dedrick Green, 25, of Baker
Tristen Aubert, 25, Baker
Anthony Kinchen, 32, of Baker
Michael Dunn, 36, of Baker
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office has told the public about looting arrests, they are the following,
Dewayne Winborne, 24, of Baton Rouge
Kentrell Henderson, 27, of Baton Rouge
James Henderson, 20, of Baton Rouge
Aaron Pounds, 21, of Baton Rouge
The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested the following individuals,
Dewayne Curry, 18
Darnell House, 20
Adrienne Bard, 50
Ronald Talbert, 61
The Baker Police Department has reported that Green, Aubert, Kinchen and Dunn were arrested and taken into custody around 11 a.m. They are allegedly accused of stealing alcohol and cigars from the Brother’s Food Mart on Groom Road in the heavily affected area. The four men are charged with the criminal acts of looting, burglary and unauthorized entry during emergency or disaster events. The two men Green and Kinchen were in addition charged with possession of marijuana along with the other criminal charges.
Winborne, the Hendersons and Pounds were talen into custody around 8 p.m. have benergy accused of robbing Dollar General on South Harrells Ferry Road in Baton Rouge of about $750 wot of products and merchandise.
Pall of the people noted have been charged with looting, theft and violation of state of emergency proclamation. Additionally, Winborme was arrested on an outstanding warrant from a separate case. When more details on the case are known they will be provided.