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Deputies searching for suspect in Charenton vehicle theft

Posted: 8:40 AM, Sep 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-05 09:40:19-04

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office says they are searching for a suspect wanted for alleged vehicle theft in the Charenton area.

Deputies say that 20-year-old Terrel Charles is wanted by the department on charges of possession of stolen things, resisting an officer, and seat belt violation.

According to deputies, Charles was identified as a suspect in a stolen vehicle investigation on Tuesday night. During the investigation, Charles was located by deputies in a vehicle on Dinkins Road. Deputies say he fled on foot after officers attempted a traffic stop.

Anyone with information on Charles’ whereabouts is asked to call the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-384-1622.