Colfax man caught shoplifting

The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shoplifting at a Dry Prong business after a man filled a shopping cart with items and left through the emergency exit.

When confronted by an employee, the suspect said, “You need to go back inside, before I put you inside.”

Rickey Meredith, 41 years old, Colfax, was arrested for Theft, Simple Assault and an outstanding warrant.