Pawned item leads to arrest
A Ruston man is in jail after an investigation reportedly revealed he had pawned stolen items at a local pawn shop.
Capt. Tim Parker, spokesman for the Ruston Police Department, said investigations revealed that someone had stolen a diagnostic computer from East Texas and pawned it at a local pawn shop. Further investigations reportedly led officers to Lennie Jay Pittman, 41, of 208 E. Texas Ave.
Officers obtained a warrant and it was served at approximately 4:51 p.m. Friday.