David Latiolais

A St. Martinville man was arrested Wednesday after surrendering in the theft of $50,000 worth of cypress and a utility trailer from a Catahoula residents, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.

David Latiolais, 55, was booked into the parish Correctional Center on two counts of felony theft. He is being held without bail, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The theft, which happened two weeks ago, remains under investigation and other arrests are pending, the Sheriff’s Office said.