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Port-Au-Prince thieves apologize


A burglary of a Lake Claiborne restaurant leads to an arrest. Normally, that would be the end of the story. However, for Port-Au-Prince owner and Minden resident Jerry Almond, that’s only the beginning.

On Friday, August 17, the Claiborne Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that Port-Au-Prince restaurant, located at 3327 LA Hwy 146, Lake Claiborne, had been burglarized. Once access was gained, suspects took approximately $331.00 worth of food items, according to a report in the Homer Guardian-Journal.

Almond said the incident took place on a Saturday night, when the suspects broke into an outside freezer using a hatchet to