The NPSO Patrol Division discovered a horse walking in the middle of Hwy. 1 near La. Hwy 478 (Waterwell Road) south of Natchitoches May 18 at 12:05 a.m.
Lt. B. Phelps followed the horse with emergency lights on, in an effort to prevent a traffic crash.
The NPSO Livestock Unit was deployed with a trailer to the area.
Deputies captured the horse in Natchez and transported it to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center for safekeeping until an owner can be found.
If you can identify this horse, contact Deputy Rob Walsworth or the NPSO at 352-6432.