Minden man behind bars

MINDEN, LA (KSLA) - Thursday, a Minden man is behind bars for alleged theft. 20-year-old Brandon Smith is facing a simple burglary charge after deputies were called out to two separate burglaries Tuesday.

According to deputies, several power tools were reported missing. Deputies found ATV tracks leading from the scene to the home Smith was staying at.

Smith's roommate admitted that Smith brought the missing items to his home saying that smith told him that he found them.

After continued investigation, a victim was able to identify Smith as the perpetrator.

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