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Police: Men stole chips, candy and drinks from Griffith Stadium

by Minden Press-Herald




A second arrest has been made in the concession stand burglary at Griffith Stadium.

Joseph Michael Short, 17, of the 1100 block of Shreveport Road, was arrested Thursday, July 23, and charged with two counts of simple burglary and one count of simple theft. All three charges were warrants from the Minden Police Department. Bond was set at $12,000.

According to reports, Short turned himself into police on the warrants, one of which was for the burglary of the concession stand at Griffith Stadium that was report to police on July 1. He was questioned about the Griffith Stadium incident as well as two others. Both warrants were issued Wednesday, July 22.

Tylere Monday, 17, of the 600 block of Germantown Road, was arrested July 20, on the charge of simple burglary in this incident.
Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper says Monday admitted to assisting in the burglary of the concession stand area, saying they took cases of drinks, candy and chips.

Short was arrested on unrelated charges in June for felony criminal damage to property and criminal mischief.
Cropper says he entered a residence on Pennsylvania Avenue causing damage and also went onto the roof of a business on Pearl Street, jumping from roof to roof.

“He did about $3,000 worth of damage to the home,” Cropper said.
Short was transferred to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center.

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