Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies find suspect in Louisiana theft case hiding in closet
MARION COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Acting on a tip, deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office searched a house on State Highway 49 and found the suspect in a Louisiana theft case hiding in a closet Friday morning.
Stoney Joseph Woodell Jr., of Oil City, Louisiana, is still being held in the Marion County Jail on theft over $25K warrant from Red River Parish, La. and a possession of stolen things warrant out of Caddo Parish, La.
Woodell is still awaiting arraignment, according to a post on the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
MCSO deputies were given a tip that Woodell, who had several outstanding warrants from Louisiana, was in Marion County, the Facebook post stated. Deputies followed up on the lead, and after a short search of a house on SH 49 East, they found Woodell hiding in a closet.
Woodell was arrested at the scene without incident and taken to the county jail.
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