Updated: Sep 6, 2022
LAFAYETTE, LA – Investigators with Lafayette Police Department have been working on identifying and apprehending the person or persons responsible for the recent rash of Ulta
Beauty thefts. Investigators were able to identify a suspect, Antonio Potier, 25, from Breaux Bridge, LA as the person responsible for the majority of the Ulta Beauty thefts.
Throughout the investigation, it was determined that Potier was frequently stealing from Ulta Beauty stores in various cities and committing thefts. He was wanted for Ulta Beauty Thefts in Baton Rouge, LA, Hammond, LA, Gonzalez, LA, and Denham Springs, LA all of whom had active warrants for his arrest.
On September 1, 2022, Potier was located and arrested in Livingston Parish. He has been booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on multiple charges. Included in those charges are nine warrants that stemmed from the Lafayette Police's investigations. His charges from LPD are 10 counts of felony theft and 1 count of misdemeanor theft stemming from the Ulta Beauty investigation. Along with those warrants was an outstanding warrant for a separate unrelated case that was for 9 counts of unauthorized use of a moveable.