St. Landry

According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church’s stolen cross has been located“

This evening just after 5:00 pm Crime Stoppers received a tip on the location of the missing cross.  St. Landry Parish patrol deputies  along with detectives arrived at a residence on the 100 block of Grapevine St. in Opelousas and was able to locate the cross along with a suspect.  At this time detectives are interviewing the suspect and the cross was taken to the St. Landry Parish Public Safety Complex till in the morning. The investigation is still on going and no other information is available.    Sheriff Guidroz stated, “Our parish is still rebuilding after the church fires and this tipster who took the time to lead my deputies to the cross is a great example of the community coming together to heal as one.”