On September 15, 2015 a vending machine in St. Mary Parish was vandalized and authorities have been investigating the incident since. Detectives received a number of calls identifying the suspect from surveillance video footage as 42 year old Lynn Lovell Jr. of Franklin. A warrant was issued for Lovell's arrest on charges of criminal damage to coin operated devices, theft and criminal trespass. Lovell was arrested this morning and booked into the St. Mary Parish jail.