Additional charges on theft of scrap metal suspect
Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s office arrested Marion Monroe Francis Edwards IV again yesterday on new charges stemming from his involvement in the theft of metal to sell for scrap.
Detectives cleared four cases of theft throughout the parish with information from the public and statements from the suspects. Edwards was booked yesterday morning on charges of 2 counts simple burglary, 3 counts theft, 3 counts obstruction of justice, criminal trespass, and simple criminal damage to property.
Edwards was initially arrested on Saturday, July 21, with co-defendant, Christopher Adler for theft and illegal possession of stolen things. Edwards is held with no bond in the parish jail.