BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are currently looking for two people accused of stealing hundreds of dollars of fishing gear from a home in the Shenandoah area and thousands of dollars worth of tools from a shed on Brunswick Avenue.
EBRSO says one of the incidents happened Monday, Sept. 2 around 4:40 p.m. in the 5900 block of Fort Clarke Drive North in the Shenandoah area. The homeowner says he was home with a friend at the time of the theft when someone walked into his garage and took his brand new weed eater and a tackle bag for freshwater fishing containing bait and a couple of reels.
It’s estimated about $400 to $500 worth of merchandise was taken.
EBRSO officials believe the same people are responsible for a theft in the 11300 block of Brunswick Avenue that happened Sunday, Sept. 1. Two men were reportedly seen stealing thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment from a carport and shed. Approximately $2,000 worth of merchandise was taken. The alleged thieves left in a light-colored 4-door hatchback sedan, officials say.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call EBRSO at 225-389-5000 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.