Crook takes off with phone booth from gas station in Houma

Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 2:00pm

Was it for the cash, or to keep as a collector’s item? A man is wanted for stealing an entire phone booth from a gas station.

The Houma Police Department reports that the phone booth was stolen from Sarah’s Discount on W. Park Ave. on Wednesday, Feb. 6. We’re told an unknown male suspect stole the booth, which was located next to one of the store’s gas pumps.

Officials say the suspect was seen leaving the area in a black single cab pickup truck (possibly a Ford Ranger). The phone booth was seen in the bed of his truck.

If you know the identity of the suspect, or anything about this crime, call the Bayou Regions Crime Stoppers at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Information can also be submitted online at or by using the TipSubmit Mobile application on your iPhone or Android device. Tipsters can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.


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