Suspect arrested for theft by fraud

Published 11:53 am Friday, April 19, 2013

LAPLACE – St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested and booked Jonathan Webre, 29, of West 9th Street in Reserve last week on a judicial court ordered arrest warrant for theft by fraud.

Webre had cashed a counterfeit check on March 20th in the amount of $2,300.00 at a local store. Upon conclusion of the investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Webre.

While in jail, detectives also booked Webre on a judicial court ordered arrest warrant for simple burglary. On April 7th, the proprietors of a business in the 3500 block of West Airline Highway in Reserve reported a burglary. The cash register and a jar containing money were stolen from the business. During the course of the investigation, Jonathan Webre had been identified as the perpetrator.

Jonathan Webre remains in custody. His bond is $27,500.00.