29-year-old Sean Snelson of Broussard and Brandon Labiche of St. Martinville have been arrested for allegedly stealing about $18,000.00 worth of lawn equipment from ESA, located off of Smede Highway in St. Martinville.

Sean Snelson, mugshot

Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says they were able to recover the stolen items at the two men's homes, after securing search warrants. Major Higgins says 95% of the stolen items were recovered at Snelson's home on Duchamp Road on Wednesday, while the rest was recovered at Labiche's home on Mustang Drive on Thursday.

Brandon Labiche, mugshot

Both Snelson and Labiche are charged with burglary and theft over $1500.00.

All of the property has been returned to ESA.

ESA Stolen Items, Photo by St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office