Maintenance man accused of stealing from Southfield School for years

Updated: Nov. 18, 2017 at 8:43 AM CST
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport man has been accused of stealing from his place of employment for a period of your years.

Clifton Douglas Long, 42, of Ringold is accused of stealing iPads, speakers and money, according to Shreveport police. He has been charged with two counts of theft.

On Nov. 13, Shreveport police were contacted by employees at Southfield School, located at 1100 Southfield Road in reference to money missing from the school's book fair registers.

Employees told police that $250 in cash was missing, and they thought to have caught the person who did it on video, naming Long.

After an investigation by detectives with Shreveport Police Department's Property Crimes Unit, they determined that Long was also responsible for other thefts at the school.

On Nov. 16, detectives took Long into custody. At the time of his apprehension, he was found to be in possession of a schedule III controlled substance without a prescription.

In total, Long is charged with:

  • two counts of Theft
  • one count each of Unauthorized use of a Moveable
  • possession of Schedule III
  • Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in a Drug-Free Zone

He was subsequently booked into the Shreveport City Jail on his charges.

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