LABADIEVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – Mercedes Elizabeth Usey, 22, of Thibodaux, is accused of stealing “a large amount of assorted vape items,” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The alleged theft took place on June 24 at Big E’s Discount Cigarettes located at 2713 LA-1.

APSO says the combined amount of damages and items taken came out above $4,000.

Usey was arrested for a second time 166 days after this alleged theft.

The first arrest for this alleged theft took place on July 18 and Usey subsequently did not show up in court.

After the most recent arrest, Usey was charged with “Failure to Appear in Court – Assumption Parish on November 7, 2022 for arraignment on counts of: Accessory After the Fact to Simple Burglary and Obstruction of Justice.”

The Thibodaux woman remains behind bars in the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

Bond has not been set for Mercedes Elizabeth Usey.