200 pounds of shrimp stolen from boat in Cameron Parish

Joseph Keith Portie Jr.
Joseph Keith Portie Jr.(Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Aug. 19, 2019 at 2:44 PM CDT
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CAMERON PARISH, La. (KPLC) - A Hackberry man is under arrest after 200 pounds of shrimp were stolen from a boat in Cameron Parish, authorities said.

Cameron Parish Sheriff Ron Johnson said in a news release that the theft was reported on Friday.

Joseph Keith Portie Jr., 27, has been arrested on one count of possession of stolen things. Bond is set at $1,500.

Johnson said some of the shrimp have been recovered. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.

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