Two arrested after allegedly trying to steal catalytic converter at mechanic shop

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Courtesy Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office

PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) — Two men were arrested by deputies after allegedly attempting to steal a catalytic converter at a Plaquemine mechanic shop.

Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 22-year-old John Cessford of Baker and 41-year-old Jeremy Hobgood of Slaughter.

Cessford faces charges of attempted theft, simple criminal damage to property, criminal trespassing, and possession of marijuana, Schedule II and Schedule IV narcotics.

Hobgood faces charges of attempted theft, simple criminal damage to property, criminal trespassing, possession of marijuana, Schedule II and Schedule IV narcotics, misrepresentation during booking, driving under suspension, switched plate and no insurance.

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