Man charged for theft of loose change

Michael Johnson (Source: Gonzales Police Dept.)
Michael Johnson (Source: Gonzales Police Dept.)

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - Police have arrested a man in Baker in connection to a theft that happened last month.

Investigators said Mark Johnson, 44, can be seen on surveillance photos as he allegedly broke into a coin-operated air machine and stole loose change.

Baker and Gonzales police found Johnson and the truck seen in the photos in Baker, La. He was taken to the Ascension Parish Jail. Police are investigating to see if Johnson is connected to other similar crimes in the area.

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