Cable guy accused of theft; caught with loot

Published: Dec. 17, 2017 at 12:49 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 18, 2017 at 4:40 AM CST
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CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - A cable guy has been arrested after allegedly stealing gold collector's coins from a home where he was working, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.

Brent Culpepper, 23, of Purvis, Mississippi, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on two counts of theft.

On Dec. 12, Culpepper was sent to a home in Mooringsport to install cable for a homeowner.

Deputies say after spotting a coin collection on the living room table, Culpepper allegedly took several rolls of coins along with other items in the house.

After the theft was reported, deputies pulled Culpepper over and found the gold coins in his work vehicle. They also found other stolen items, including belt buckles and watches, in Culpepper's Bossier City motel room.

The total value of the items was $1,278.

Culpepper is also connected to the theft of three rings and a gold pin from a home on McCain Road, according to deputies.

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