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09/16/2013

THEFT ARRESTS
        JAMES LEIS      FRANK BRUYETTE

 

The theft of a water meter from the City of Horseshoe Bend has resulted in the arrest of a Franklin man. James Nathaniel Leis, age 48 was arrested on theft of property charges. Leis posted bond the day of his arrest in the amount of $1,125, given a court date, and released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

In another theft arrest, Frank A. Bruyette, age 31 of Melbourne was arrested Friday on felony theft of public benefits. This charge stems from Bruyette failing to report income earned in order to receive food stamps  Food stamps obtained by Bruyette and his wife were $6,470 more than what should have been received. Bruyette posted bond the day of his arrest in the amount of $5,000 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, September 15, 2013, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 870 368 4203 

 

Note to print media: Pictures of Bruyette and Leis provided       

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