Sulphur Police execute search warrant at Sprint Store

SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) - Sulphur Police officers executed a search warrant at the Sprint Store located on South Beglis Parkway in Sulphur and arrested one individual on Friday morning.

According to authorities, the warrant was obtained after security footage supported allegations that Sprint employees were harassing customers with demo phones using text messaging and telephone calls.

Allegations thus far include Improper use of Telephone Communications, Threatening a Public Official and Obstruction of Justice.

The search warrant required officers to take control of the store's computer systems. Thirteen computers in all were seized from the store.

One person was arrested during the investigation. 25-year-old Trurean Samuel Roberts of Sulphur was arrested and booked into the Sulphur City Jail for obstruction of justice. His bond was set at $2,500.

Sprint has been contacted about this investigation and they say they are fully cooperating with authorities, but since this is an ongoing investigation, they cannot comment further.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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