Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a Campti man in connection with the recent theft of an All-Terrain Vehicle in north Natchitoches Parish according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones.
NPSO Patrol Division deputies responded to a reported theft in the 500 block of Davis Springs Road in the Fairview Alpha community Oct. 16 at 2:41 p.m.
Upon their arrival, they spoke with the complainant, learning that a 1996 Honda Four-Trax ATV valued at $2,000 was stolen from the property.
Detectives identified as Steven D. Deleon of Campti as a suspect.
Deleon reported to the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division for questioning Wednesday morning where he admitted to the ATV theft because he needed the money.
As a result, detectives arrested:
Steven D. Deleon, 24, of the 100 block of Ella Davis Road, Campti, Who was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with one-count of Felony Theft over valued over $1,500.
Deleon remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center awaiting bond.
The ATV has been recovered and returned to the owner.