Napoleonville Woman Charged with Theft of Nearly $475,000 from Amelia Business
Sheriff Blaise Smith announces that detectives have made an arrest in a theft/forgery case at a local business.
Ava Hirstius, 64, 219 Convent Street, Napoleonville, LA, was arrested on May 14, 2020, at 9:24 am for theft and forgery.
On April 21, 2020, SMPSO detectives met with a local business owner who stated that someone had stolen money from his business in Amelia, LA. Through the investigation, it was discovered that money in the amount totaling $474,105 had been stolen from the business.
On Thursday, May 14, 2020, detectives made contact with Ava Hirstius and advised her of the active warrant for her arrest on the charges of theft and forgery. Hirstius was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.