Deputies: St. Amant man arrested after stealing boat, trailer

The man was also connected to a stolen vehicle.

Deputies: St. Amant man arrested after stealing boat, trailer
Dustin Capell (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A St. Amant man is charged with felony theft charges connected to a stolen boat and trailer, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to an address on Pertuis Road about a stolen boat and trailer on December 4, 2018. During their investigations, deputies identified the suspect as 38-year-old Dustin Capell.

On December 6, deputies conducted surveillance on Capell’s home and initiated a traffic stop as he was leaving his home. Authorities learned his vehicle was reported stolen a year ago. As investigations continued, deputies also found Capell connected to a stolen boat and trailer.

The Sheriff’s Office said the stolen property was returned to the owner.

Capell was arrested, and charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle, felony theft and expired driver’s license.

He was booked into the Ascension Parish jail.

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