Man arrested for shoplifting, resisting arrest
HAMMOND, LA — Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reports that on Nov. 27, 2011, deputies arrested Devin Bates, 43, of Oak Tree Lane in Magnolia, MS on charges of shoplifting and resisting arrest.
Devin was arrested after shoplifting from a convenient store on University Ave. As deputies arrived on the scene, they observed a subject fitting the description of the alleged thief attempting to enter a vehicle. As the suspect observed deputies, he fled on foot.
The suspect, Devin was then apprehended and taken in to custody approximately 100 yards from the store.