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Student booked in textbook theft case


A Grambling State University student was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing textbooks and resisting arrest, even after being tased by GSU Police Department officers.

Joshua Jamone Morris, 25, no known local address, was charged with burglary, theft greater than $500, resisting arrest by flight and two counts of battery of a police officer.

According to his arrest affidavit, GSUPD responded to a complaint of an unauthorized male subject dressed in all black, roaming the halls of Woodson Hall on GSU’s campus.

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