Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies recently arrested a north Natchitoches Parish man in connection with an automobile theft that is also a suspect in a Winn Parish burglary case according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
On Monday, July 29th, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to a vehicle theft in the 2500 block of La. Hwy 479 near Goldonna, La.
Deputies arrived on the scene and while speaking with the owner, learned a red 2016 Ford F-150 Platinum pickup truck valued over $25,000 had been stolen during the day.
Deputies gathered information for an offense report and entered the vehicle into the National Crime Information Center as stolen.
The NPSO Communications Division issued a BOLO message to all regional law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for the vehicle.
Detectives assigned to the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division then became involved in the investigation.
As the investigation progressed, detectives learned the vehicle was involved in a residential burglary in Winn Parish on July 29 at approximately 2:49pm.
During the morning of July 30, the stolen Ford F-150 was found abandoned on a walking trail in the Goldonna area after it appeared the suspect(s) ditched the vehicle.
Detectives collected physical evidence in the vehicle.
The investigation continued detectives went to undisclosed locations near Goldonna and with the assistance of Winn Parish Detectives identified Owen Cade Scallion as a suspect in the vehicle theft.
Detectives obtained sufficient evidence and probable cause to secure a criminal arrest warrant for Scallion signed by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge.
Deputies continued to look for Scallion on the warrant, then on August 2nd, deputies conducted a traffic stop involving a black Ford pickup on La. Hwy 486 near Campti, La.
Both the driver of the vehicle identified as Colt Jackson Jr. and the passenger later identified as Owen Scallion who initially identified himself as Billy Young fled from the vehicle into a cornfield.
Deputies took Colt Jackson Jr. into custody, transported and booked him into the Natchitoches Detention Center charged with Resisting an Officer and Failure to Appear on an outstanding bench warrant.
Items reported stolen in the Winn Parish burglary were discovered in the purse of an additional passenger identified as 20-year-old Preslee Scallion of Goldonna, La.
Preslee Scallion was arrested on a summons charged with Illegal Possession of Stolen Things in connection with the Winn Parish burglary investigation.
The search continued for Owen Scallion while he was on the run. Additional warrants were secured for his arrest signed by a judge.
On Thursday August 8, deputies went to a residence in the 200 block of Albert Conlay Road near Goldonna. When deputies arrived Scallion ran out the back door of the residence. He was taken into custody during a foot chase by deputies a short time later.
As a result:
Owen Cade Scallion, 18, of Goldonna, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Vehicle Theft valued over $25,000, 2-counts of Resisting an Officer, and Probation Violation.
Additional charges of Simple Burglary are pending in Winn Parish.
Scallion remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center.
The investigation is continuing by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division and Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office. If you have any additional information contact the NPSO at 357-7830.
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Involved in the investigation were: Detectives D. Winder and C. LaCour assisted by Deputies T. Johnson, D. Pleasant, and K. Samuel.