WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On November 30, 2022, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Jason Laird for allegedly stealing four floodlights from his previous employer. According to a deputy, the victim advised four of his Rab FxLED 150T floodlights were missing from the business’s storage. The floodlights were worth $877.80 each, reports say.

The victim also advised Laird was an ex-employee of his business. According to the deputy, the victim saw a recent photo on Laird’s Facebook where he observed two floodlights mounted on Laird’s boat dock. As a result, the deputy approached Laird and advised him of his Miranda rights.

According to reports, Laird told the deputy he used one of the victim’s floodlights in the shop on the victim’s property. However, Laird denied having the fourth floodlight, reports say.

Laird was transported to Ouachita Correctional Center and booked for Felony Theft.