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Two arrested in connection with tractor thefts near Welsh

Posted at 2:26 PM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 16:48:14-04

Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested two men in connection to tractor thefts near Welsh.

Chief Deputy Chris Ivey says a John Deere tractor was recovered in these investigations.  24-year-old Tyler James Theriot, 24 and 29-year-old Winston Fear of Welsh were arrested in connection with these thefts.

Theriot and Fear / Courtesy of Jefferson Davis Sheriff’s Office

Theriot was booked on charges of 1 count criminal damage to property and 1 count of unauthorized use of a movable.

Fear was arrested and charged with theft, 1 count criminal damage to property and 1 count of criminal trespassing.

Both are held in the parish jail with no bond.

The Sheriff’s Office says that additional arrests are expected in this investigation.