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Lockport man arrested in connection to a campsite boat theft

Chester Bernal, 23 (Source: TPSO) Chester Bernal, 23 (Source: TPSO)
ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

St.Tammany deputies arrest a Lockport man in connection to a boat theft from a Cocodrie camp.

Authorities report Chester Bernal, 23 and a unidentified juvenile allegedly stole a boat on May 2. 

Officials said the suspect was captured thanks to the circulation of surveillance images and numerous tips.

Bernal was found at his home in the 200 block of Comeaux Drive.

The juvenile remains on the run.

Bernal reportedly confessed to the theft and gave officials the location of the stolen item.

He remains in Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex.

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