On Sunday morning July 21 at approximately 7:30am, the NPSO 911 Center received a call from a private landowner reporting that while checking his property early this morning he discovered a burned van in a wooded area off of the Bethany Church Road north of Fairview Alpha in north Natchitoches Parish according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to the scene.
Deputies say upon their arrival, they discovered a 2005 Honda Odyssey Van totally burned.
The van was reportedly silver before it was burned.
A NLETS computer check revealed the van had been reported stolen in the Ringold area of Bienville Parish on Thursday morning July 18.
Detectives with the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office are currently on the scene processing the crime scene to determine how the van was burned, it’s source and who may have dumped the vehicle in the area.
If you have any information contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Office or State Fire Marshal’s Office.
The investigation is continuing.