Stolen Pens Land Man in Jail

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(Slidell, LA) A Mississippi man accused of stealing three pens from a Louisiana sheriff’s office was arrested for the crime.

The Slidell sheriff’s department says 33-year-old Edward Lucas stopped at the office to pick up a police report.

A clerk says he acted nervous and noticed that three pens chained to a desk were missing after Lucas left.

Surveillance video shows Lucas ripping the pens from the chains and putting them in his pocket.

Investigators say he was arrested because he was from out of state.