BELLE ROSE, LA (WAFB) - A Belle Rose man was arrested for burglary and theft for stealing from his place of employment, Domino's Pizza in Donaldsonville late Thursday night. The man's cousin was also arrested for allegedly helping him.
Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said deputies received a call from the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office alerting them they had Karnell Williams, 21 and Devin Herbert, 19, in custody on a traffic stop.
During the traffic stop, deputies learned the two men may have been involved in a burglary at Domino's Pizza located at 37200 Hwy 3089 in Donaldsonville.
The investigation revealed the Domino's Pizza had been burglarized and Williams was an employee. Williams also conducted regular closing duties of the business Thursday night.
According to reports, prior to leaving Domino's Pizza Thursday night, Williams had propped the rear door open. He later returned with his cousin, Herbert, and went in through the rear door and stole money from the business's safe and cash registers.
Karnell Williams, 21, and Devin Herbert, 19, both of Belle Rose, were arrested and charged with simple burglary and felony theft.
Both were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where a bond has not been set yet.
This is an on-going investigation and more charges may be pending.