State police say man had more than $390k in stolen vehicles and drove-up in one during their investigation

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) -- Louisiana State Police say they found $393k in stolen vehicles on a property in New Orleans East.  They say the property was being leased by a 38-year-old man named Demetrius Robinson of St. Bernard, LA.

According to troopers, they were following a tip from Gramercy police regarding a stolen 18-wheeler that was parked at 10095 Old Gentilly Road.  At the scene, they say they found a total of five stolen vehicles.

Troopers say that while they were searching the area, Robinson drove onto the property in another stolen vehicle.

The list of stolen vehicles includes a 2006 Peterbilt, 2010 Hyundai Excavator, 2002 Peterbilt, 2015 Mercedes, and a 2007 GMC truck.

State Police say Robinson was booked on five counts of possession of stolen property.