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Natchitoches man arrested for thefts

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Michael Howard (Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office) Michael Howard (Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
NATCHITOCHES, La. -

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Detectives have arrested a man in connection with two thefts near Natchitoches.

On May 23rd, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office received a report of a theft in the 300 block of Gay Village Road, near Natchitoches, La.

During the investigation, deputies learned that a Marlin .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle had been taken from the complainant's 1999 Dodge pickup truck.

On May 27th, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office received another report of a theft in the 300 block of Gay Village Road, near Natchitoches. During that investigation, deputies discovered that a mountain bicycle and other items were stolen.

Detectives developed a "person of interest" in the case, and while interviewing him he admitted taking the firearm, and bicycle.

The firearm has since been recovered.

Michael Howard, 51 of the 300 block of Gay Village Road, Natchitoches, La., was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Felony Theft, and 1-count of Misdemeanor Theft.

Howard also has a probation hold by State Probation and Parole.

 

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