Man arrested for scrap metal theft at Louisiana Technical College
POSTED: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 10:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 10:34pm
NEW IBERIA, LA (NBC33) — A man was arrested yesterday for committing thefts on the Louisiana Technical College campus in New Iberia.
We’re told that the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua Baldwin, 22, on Wednesday, March 28. He’s accused of stealing roughly $5,000 worth of metal between March 16-23.
Deputies were able to trace the metal to scrap yards where Baldwin allegedly sold the stolen items.
Officials believe others may be involved with this crime. The investigation is ongoing and further arrests are anticipated.