SABINE PARISH, LA (KSLA) - Investigators are trying to determine whether there's a connection between the thefts of 4 all-terrain vehicles in 5 weeks in Sabine and Natchitoches parishes.
Two recently were taken from just north of Many in Sabine Parish. The other 2 previously were stolen from just west of the city of Natchitoches in neighboring Natchitoches Parish.
An ATV was taken April 1 from a residence near Posey Road in Natchitoches Parish, the Sabine sheriff's office reports.
The night of April 8 or early April 9, a 2009 Honda Rancher 4-wheeler was stolen from a residence along state Highway 120 in the Belmont area of Sabine Parish.
There was another theft in Natchitoches Parish 2 days later, this time involving a side-by-side utility task vehicle (UTV) taken from a job site near Marthaville.
On May 4, a Can Am X MR 1000 Model 5KDF was stolen from near Louisiana Highway 175 at Louisiana Highway 1216 in Sabine Parish.
Sabine authorities urge anyone with information about any of the thefts to call the sheriff's office at (318) 590-9475 or (318) 256-9241 or, if you want to remain anonymous, the Sabine Crime Stoppers hotline at (318) 256-4511.