Kim Christopher Armand, 50, of Morgan City, LA was arrested on June 24, 2013 at 10:45 pm for theft, simple criminal damage to property, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On June 22, 2013, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office began an investigation into a theft at Walmart in Bayou Vista. The suspect, who can be seen on video surveillance footage, broke into two cash registers, took over $3,000 in cash, and left the store on a bicycle.
In an effort to identify the suspect, details of the case were released on the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Facebook page and to local media outlets. Shortly after that release, a detective received information regarding the identity and whereabouts of the suspect in the video.
Investigators located the suspect, identified as Armand, at the Morgan City Motel on Brashear Avenue in Morgan City. Upon executing a search warrant of Armand's room, additional evidence linking him to the crime was located. Armand was also found to be in possession of items of drug paraphernalia.
He was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond is set.