Two suspects identified in Walmart TV theft arrested

Melanie Nowlin

Roy C. Hebert

suspect truck

Both from Houma

Detectives have identified two suspects seen on surveillance video leaving Walmart with a stolen big screen TV after receiving numerous tips from the public about the case, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.
On Tuesday, July 1, "The couple wanted in the theft of a TV from the Walmart in Bayou Vista was arrested this afternoon by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputies in Houma on charges for that agency. Thank you to those who offered tips and info on this case," reported Traci Landry, public information officer with the
St. Mary Sheriff’s Office, said today.
Warrants for felony theft have been issued for Roy C. Hebert, 49, and Melanie D. Nowlin, 41, both of the 200 block of A. Cliffwood Court in Houma. The two are believed to be driving the 2010 Chevy pick-up truck seen in the photo, license plate #B805001, the release stated. Efforts to locate Hebert and Roy continue.
On June 6, the sheriff's office received a report of a theft from the Walmart store in Bayou Vista. At 2:14 p.m. that day, two suspects were seen on video surveillance taking a large flat screen TV from a display area, loading the television into a shopping cart, and leaving the store. The two suspects then loaded the TV into a truck in the parking lot and drove away from the area. according to the release.

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