ASSUMPTION – Deputies arrested a man after he allegedly stole a flatbed truck from an area chemical plant.
Early Saturday morning, deputies were called to Dow Chemical in Grand Bayou in reference to a suspicious person at the front gate. At the scene, authorities learned that the person gained access to the plant and stole a red flatbed truck.
The truck was later spotted by deputies on LA 70 at Craftsman Cove. Inside, officers found 39-year-old Shane Allen.
Allen was arrested and transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and charged with criminal trespassing, theft of a motor vehicle,e driving under suspension.