Police on the lookout for farm equipment thieves

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 07/11 2014 04:09PM

Updated 07/11 2014 04:12PM

Bossier Parish authorities are trying to track down the suspects who stole more than $25,000 in farm equipment in Plain Dealing.

The theft happened between June 30 and July 8 at a barn in the 1000 block of Hwy 537.
 
The suspects backed their vehicles up to the barn, where the equipment was already loaded on trailers, hooked up the trailers and left with the equipment.
   
Several items were stolen including a green 2003 John Deere Model 894 8-row corn header valued at $25,000, a red and yellow New Holland Model 320 hay baler valued at $1,500 and a John Deere water pump used for irrigation valued at $1,000.
   
Anyone with information about this theft is urged to contact Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Crime Stoppers at (800) 558-9741 or Det. Charlie Myrick of the Bossier Sheriff's Office at (318) 965-2203.




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