On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 9:01 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to Wal-Mart in LaPlace for the report of the theft of 10 cell phones from the store.
After finding the storage case compromised where the cell phones were stored, store management reviewed the store video surveillance and saw that two men entered the store dressed as Wal-Mart stock employees on October 31 at 2:21 am. They went to the electronics department, put the cell phones in a backpack, and left the store.
Tri Lynn Kendrick, 20, from Reserve LA, booked on 10 counts of theft. His bond was $25,000.
Kailen Lennix, 19, from LaPlace, LA booked with 10 counts of accessory to theft. His bond was $15,000.
Both men were formerly employed with the store. Both men bonded out of jail on commercial bonds.