UPDATE: STOLEN TRACTOR RECOVERED

A tractor reported stolen to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office was recovered near Coushatta by Red River Parish Sheriff’s Deputies according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright.

The Kubota M6060 63-horsepower, 4 wheel drive, cab tractor with front end loader valued at nearly $50,000 dollars was recovered this morning in good condition in Coushatta.

Red River Deputies observed the stolen tractor parked at an abandoned residence in the parish.
NPSO Detectives say the tractor is being processed for evidence and will be released to the owner later.
The tractor was reported stolen on Tuesday morning at approximately 9:56am by the owner in the 500 block of La Hwy 485 west of the Powhatan community.

Detectives learned during the initial investigation that the tractor was stolen while being removed off of a trailer.

The investigation into the person(s) responsible for the felony theft is ongoing.
If you have any information contact Detective Amber Shirley with the NPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau at 357-7830.

We extend our thanks to Sheriff Glen Edwards, Red River Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and to the public who shared our social media post over 200 times in an effort to assist in the recovery of the tractor. Agents with the Louisiana Livestock Brand Commission also assisted in the investigation.