Sulphur man arrested for stealing a four-wheeler - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sulphur man arrested for stealing a four-wheeler

Joshua T. Shortridge (Source: CPSO) Joshua T. Shortridge (Source: CPSO)

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

Lake Charles – On February 18, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to house in Sulphur in reference to a four wheeler being stolen on or around February 6.  All information about the four wheeler, including the VIN number, was entered into NCIC database.

Shortly after the information was entered into NCIC, it showed that Sulphur Police Department had recently run the VIN number of this four wheeler at a house on Louisiana Avenue in Sulphur.

When deputies arrived at the house, they spoke with a resident of the home, Joshua T. Shortridge, 26, of Sulphur.  Shortridge confirmed to the deputies that he had stolen the four wheeler.  He was arrested and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with theft over $1,500; and illegal possession of stolen things.

The four wheeler was recovered and returned to the owner.

CPSO Deputy Scott Patch was the arresting officer.  Detective Michael Conner is the lead investigator in this case.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers and thunderstorms to finish out the weekend

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers and thunderstorms to finish out the weekend

    Saturday, June 24 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-24 21:46:11 GMT
    Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms SundayScattered Showers and Thunderstorms Sunday

    Overnight, there is a slight chance we could have a few showers and thunderstorms. They will be quick-moving storms and not last too long. Temperatures will cool to the lower 70s. Winds will blow out of the northeast at 5-10 mph. For our Sunday, we will have more scattered thunderstorms, particularly in the afternoon. Rain chances are up to 60%. The rain will be caused by a cold front to our north, slowly approaching. 

    More >>

    Overnight, there is a slight chance we could have a few showers and thunderstorms. They will be quick-moving storms and not last too long. Temperatures will cool to the lower 70s. Winds will blow out of the northeast at 5-10 mph. For our Sunday, we will have more scattered thunderstorms, particularly in the afternoon. Rain chances are up to 60%. The rain will be caused by a cold front to our north, slowly approaching. 

    More >>
  • Celebrate July 4 at Red, White, Blue and You

    Celebrate July 4 at Red, White, Blue and You

    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:39:55 GMT
    Fireworks over Lake Charles (Source: KPLC viewer)Fireworks over Lake Charles (Source: KPLC viewer)

    The City of Lake Charles has a full slate of Independence Day events planned for Tuesday, July 4, as part of the annual Red, White, Blue and You celebration.

    More >>

    The City of Lake Charles has a full slate of Independence Day events planned for Tuesday, July 4, as part of the annual Red, White, Blue and You celebration.

    More >>
  • Most Southwest Louisiana parishes see drop in graduation rates

    Most Southwest Louisiana parishes see drop in graduation rates

    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-06-24 14:07:23 GMT
    (Source: pablo)(Source: pablo)

    The Louisiana Department of Education recently released district and school graduation outcomes for the class of 2016.

    More >>

    The Louisiana Department of Education recently released district and school graduation outcomes for the class of 2016.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly