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Local man jailed in connection with thefts in Natchitoches Parish

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NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KTBS) -

A Gorum, Louisiana man is behind bars in Natchitoches, accused of a couple of thefts in the area.

Sheriff's officials say detectives responded to theft reports on Mora-Gorum Road and Maurice Bynog Road, near Gorum.

A Stihl chainsaw, valued at $425, and a 12-gauge pump action shotgun, as well as a .22 caliber lever action rifle, valued at $600, were stolen in those robberies.

An investigation led to 29-year-old George Edwards, who was charged with theft, criminal trespassing, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Edwards is on felony probation due to a prior felony conviction in Natchitoches Parish.

The stolen items have been recovered.

If there are any unreported thefts in the Chopin, Gorum, or Mora areas, you're asked to contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office at (318) 357-7830.

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