Transient arrested for soliciting
A Louisiana man was arrested Sunday evening for soliciting at Hwy. 62 and Lutcher Dr. Officer J.C. Steele, with the Orange Police Dept., observed 55 year old Thomas Earl Reid, holding a sign asking for money.
Reid, who is a transient, was also observed walking up to vehicles and taking money. Police made contact with Reid, who had been warned in previous events where police had seen him soliciting for money.
Reid was placed into custody for soliciting from the roadway, transported to the Orange County Jail, and booked.