Keep Your Thieving Paws off My Alligator:Back off Boudreax, that's my alligator. Yup, she's mine and her name is Annie.
LSA-R.S. 14:67.13 Theft of an AlligatorA. Theft of an alligator is the misappropriation or taking of an alligator, whether dead or alive, belonging to another, either without the consent of the other, or by fraudulent conduct, practices or representations with the intent to permanently deprive the other of their alligator.
B. Whoever commits the crime of theft of an alligator when the misappropriation or taking amounts to a value of five hundred dollars or more shall be imprisoned with or without hard labor, for not more than ten years, or fined not more than three thousand dollars, or both
I am not as crazy as some of my neighbors who do get offended when their crawfish are stolen. Why would they get so upset, you ask? Well, because you might take their best, favorite or fastest crawfish thus depriving them of the time honored tradition of wagering on crawfish racing.
LSA-R.S. 14.67.5 Theft of CrawfishThe definition and penalty is the same as the above Theft of an alligator
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