A Monroe man was arrested after allegedly stealing from his sister

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Eli Powell

MONROE, La. – (4/17/19) The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in the 400 block of St. John Street in Monroe pertaining to a potential theft suspect.

Accord the the arrest report, Deputies made contact with the susect Eli Powell who admitted to stealing televisions, furniture, and appliances from his sister’s home after moving out of her house valued at over $8,000.00.

Deputies say Powell was placed under arrest and read his Miranda rights, afterwhich he allegedly stated that he stole his sister’s possessions because she owed him money.

Eli Powell has since been booked into OCC. His bond has not been set yet.

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