All Persons are Presumed Innocent Until Proven Guilty in the Court of Law or Administrative Process

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives say Shumichael Moore turned himself in at approximately 4:45 pm this afternoon.

He is being transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on 3-counts of theft, however, three additional theft complaints came in this afternoon after we released the information to the public for assistance.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Additional charges are pending as the investigation continues by the NPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau.



(Natchitoches)-Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance while they search for a Natchitoches man wanted on theft charges according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives are currently looking for Shumichael Moore, B/M, 36, Hgt/508, Wgt/220, possibly bald with brown eyes with a last known address in the 200 block of Cherry Loop near Natchitoches, La.

Moore is believed to operating a 2000 Ford Expedition, beige in color, bearing La. License# 651ESL.

Moore is wanted by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office for 3-Counts of Theft ranging to approximately $2000.00.

Detectives say Moore is conducting fraudulent practices mostly involving the elderly by arranging meetings with them at their homes in the Natchitoches area. He allegedly makes arrangements with them to conduct home repairs, collects their money and never returns.

Moore also reportedly makes promises that he can obtain lumber at discounted prices.

Detectives made contact with Moore this week by phone. He promised to report to the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division on Thursday but failed to show up for an interview.

Detectives have also spoken with family members.

Detectives believe there may be other victims that have not reported Moore’s fraudulent practices.

If you have been a victim please contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office at 352.6432 or Natchitoches Police Department at 352.8101.

If you see Moore, please contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office at 352-6432, or 357-7811, do not approach him.

Moore has been entered into NCIC as a wanted person.

You may also contact Natchitoches Crime Stoppers with tips at 238-2388.

Case Agents:
Cpt. Darrell Winder
Detective Sgt. C. LaCour
Detective Michael Giannone

“All Persons are Presumed Innocent until Proven Guilty in the Court of Law or Administrative Process.”