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Felony Theft Arrest

Date: January 28th, 2013

Crowley Police have arrested a Baton Rouge woman and is seeking another Baton Rouge woman who committed the crime of Felony Theft by Fraud. The incident occurred over 3 weekends during this month.

“The females were using a payroll card and were traveling to various cities along Interstate 10. In all, 4 cities were targeted by the suspects. The suspects were aware of the businesses procedure and would confuse the clerk during the transaction” stated Chief Gibson. “Once the suspects confused the clerks, they were able to obtain funds which were not available on the card”

Crowley Police have arrested Lykendra Givens, 32 of Baton Rouge. She was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail for 2 counts of Felony Theft. Crowley Police have also secured arrest warrants for Ebony Givens also of Baton Rouge.

Crowley Police are working with Baton Rouge Police regarding locating Givens.