John Gautreaux, 42, of LaPlace was arrested December 31, 2021 for felony theft in connection to the theft of roofing supplies from a LaPlace residence on December 19, 2021.

At this time, detectives are also investigating several other thefts involving roofing materials. During the course of the investigation, detectives were able to locate and review surveillance video showing Gautreaux coming and going from residential areas where roofing material was stolen.

Anyone who may have information about any theft of roofing supplies is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, the Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8769.