On December 4, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an address on Pertuis Road in reference to a stolen boat and trailer.
According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, an investigation began and deputies were able to identify the suspect, 38-year-old Dustin Capell.
On December 6, deputies conducted surveillance on Capell’s residence and initiated a traffic stop on his vehicle as he left the residence. Deputies then learned the vehicle was reported stolen a year ago.
The stolen property was returned to the victim and Capell was arrested on the charges below.
Capell, of 9131 Pertuis Road, St. Amant, was arrested and charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle, felony theft, and expired driver’s license. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail.