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RPSO: Vehicle pulled from Big Creek was stolen 12 years ago

RPSO and APSO pulled a car from the water below the HWY 115 bridge.
RPSO and APSO pulled a car from the water below the HWY 115 bridge.(KALB)
Published: Aug. 17, 2021 at 11:32 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2021 at 3:27 PM CDT
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BIG CREEK, La. (KALB) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office has reported that the vehicle they pulled out of Big Creek on the Avoyelles Parish line on August 16 was reported stolen 12 years ago.

According to detectives, these records have been purged through the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles and they are still working the case.

If anyone has any information on this vehicle (a 1999 Honda Accord), contact the RPSO Cold Case Unit at 318-473-6727 or Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867. Callers may remain anonymous.

BIG CREEK, La. (RPSO) - On Monday, RPSO Cold Case Unit detectives and Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies, responded to Big Creek in the area of Hwy 115, near the Avoyelles Parish line, after a citizen reported finding a vehicle sunken in the creek.

Authorities located and recovered that vehicle from the creek.

Although detectives treated the vehicle as a potential crime scene, nothing was found upon initial inspection. Detectives are continuing their investigation with the assistance of the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles to attempt to identify who the vehicle was registered to.

If anyone has any information on this vehicle, or any other potential cold case, they are asked to contact the RPSO Cold Case Unit at 318-473-6727 or Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867. Callers may remain anonymous.

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