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Police arrest man wanted in connection with TWIC card scam

Alvin “Rudy” Howard was arrested for felony theft. (Source: DPSO) Alvin “Rudy” Howard was arrested for felony theft. (Source: DPSO)
DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

A man is behind bars after police say he scammed hundreds of residents into purchasing Transportation Worker Identification Credential cards in exchange for a job.

According to DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle, Alvin “Rudy” Howard was arrested for felony theft.

Police say Howard promised residents a job with a company known as Motiva in Beaumont, TX.

In a release, investigators say they were able to gain enough evidence to secure a warrant for Howard.

He has been booked into the DeSoto Parish Detention Center. Bond is pending.

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