Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Thibodaux man wanted for four counts of Identity Theft is now in custody. Brent Poiencot (age 40) was arrested in Morgan City this week.
Beginning in October 2016, detectives began investigating multiple cases involving someone attempting to open credit card accounts using other people’s personal information. Through investigation, detectives developed Brent Poiencot as the suspect and obtained a search warrant for his residence on Renee Drive. During a search of the residence, detectives discovered evidence of identity theft. Detectives then obtained a warrant for Poiencot’s arrest for four counts of Identity Theft.
Poiencot was arrested by Morgan City Police during a traffic stop on Tuesday, January 31. He was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux on Wednesday, February 1, and booked on the aforementioned warrants. His bond is set at $100,000.