Stolen trailer recovered

Published 4:18 pm Tuesday, April 17, 2018

PRESS RELEASE — On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s Office Detectives along with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered a 2007 Dakota travel trailer previously reported as stolen through Orange County. The Dakota trailer was located near the Delta Downs Casino located along Hwy 109 South in Vinton, Louisiana.

The Sheriff’s Office is pleased to report that the trailer has been released to the owner. Orange County Detectives will continue to investigate the circumstances involving this theft.


Original Release – On April 2, 2018 at approximately 3:13p.m. a white Dakota travel trailer was stolen from the corner of Hwy 62 & Hwy 12 in Mauriceville. Video footage from a nearby business shows the trailer being pulled from the intersection by a pickup that appears dark in color. The trailer can barely be seen behind the trees as it is being pulled out of the parking area.

After the initial investigation, Orange County Detectives believe the suspect or suspects travelled west on Hwy 12, taking a right on Woodridge Drive, crossing over to Texla Rd (FM 2802).

Orange County Detectives are asking for any residents with security cameras, along the possible route, to check video footage on April 2nd between 3:15 and 4:30 for this trailer.