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Two Arrested in Vermilion Parish for Theft

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After a month long investigation into the theft of scrap metal from a local scrap yard, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigation Division has made two arrests.

Posted: Mar 26, 2021 10:59 PM

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office PIO Eddie Langlinais, after a month long investigation into the theft of scrap metal from a local scrap yard, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigation Division has made two arrests.

Warrants were obtained for father and son Michael Rene Watson (W/M, DOB: 04/13/1977), and Justice Rene Watson (W/M, DOB: 06/01/1999) from Abbeville, LA.


M. Watson

J. Watson

Each were arrested without incident for 3 counts of Felony Theft.

Both have been booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center with bond set at $15,000.00 each.

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