POSTED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 6:04am
Scott, La — A man was caught stealing from a scrap yard and has been aressted on burglary charges.
On May 27, officers responded to a visible reporting of a suspected burglary in progress inside the fenced security area of Southern Scrap.
The first responding officer observed a black male wearing a gray T-shirt and red pajama pants walking inside the secured area, carrying a large brown canvas bag. Contact was made with the subject, John Senegal, 46.
Senegal admitted to the officers that “times are hard” and that he needed extra money.
The bag of precious metal scraps was found near the subject’s entry/exit point in the fence.
Senegal was charged with Simple Burglary.