Audit points out missing equipment leads to theft investigation

Audit points out missing equipment leads to theft investigation

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A report released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office shows some heavy equipment turned up missing at the East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works and now two investigations are underway.

An excavator and a tractor, both owned by the city-parish and worth more than $70,000 combined, were reported missing.

An internal investigation eventually found both pieces of equipment and the machinery is back at DPW.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the case as two thefts.

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