Mon, Apr 29, 2013
A Houma man was arrested after he allegedly stole a bathtub and several pieces of galvanized pipe from a trailer along Howard Avenue.
Freddie Lee Hart, 63, of 8963 Main St., brought the stolen goods to Southern Scrap, according to the Houma Police Department. He was arrested and booked at the Terrebonne Parish Jail for theft under $500 and a contempt of court warrant.
His partner in crime, a white male, remains at large, police said.
Witnesses tipped the Houma Police Department regarding the duo’s alleged theft attempt. Police said they were seen piling the goods into a pickup truck.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact HPD or the Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at (800) 743-7433 or www.crimestoppersbr.org.