POSTED: Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 9:00am
UPDATED: Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 9:04am
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A Lake Charles man was arrested for allegedly stealing multiple air conditioning units from the Baton Rouge area.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that detectives were staking out a local business when they witnessed Brent Ducote, 38, take an air conditioning unit. Police believe he’s connected to at least 5 additional thefts in the area.
Ducote allegedly resisted officers when they attempted to apprehend him. However, he was eventually taken into custody.
Ducote was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Theft (six counts) and Resisting an Officer.