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Deputies arrest suspected air conditioner thief

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Johnny Williams Jr. (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office) Johnny Williams Jr. (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)
HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) -

A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday.

Johnny Williams Jr., 34, of Hammond, faces charges of felony theft and possession of marijuana.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Williams was taken into custody after being positively identified in a burglary.

Sheriff Daniel Edwards said witnesses reportedly saw him take two a/c units from an apartment complex earlier in the day. He added when deputies caught up to him, Williams was drunk and had marijuana on him.

Williams was booked into the parish jail and was still behind bars as of 11 a.m.

Bond information was not provided.

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