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Suspects identified; police asking for help in locating them

Richardson and Fava
Posted at 2:45 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 15:45:13-04

UPDATE: Scott Police say they have identified two people wanted for questioning.

Yesterday, Police released surveillance photos of the two and their vehicle. Chief Chad Leger says the public has assisted the department in identifying them.

They are Joshua RIchardson, 18, of Leesville, and Madisyn Fava, 20, of Ville Platte. The vehicle belongs to Richardson and is a black Ford F-150 four-door, police say.

"The Scott Police Department would like to thank all of the calls and tips they received, these two were quickly identified with the public’s assistance," a release states.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of these two please call the Scott Police Department Investigative Division 337-889-5104.

Last week, two people were caught on video trespassing at a home in Scott at about 4 a.m. They were driving what looked like a dark-colored 1990s or 2000s Ford Truck.

A male suspect walked up to the door and began looking around. A female suspect, who drove the truck, walked around the driveway.

If you have any information that can assist in locating these two, contact the Scott Police Department Criminal Investigations 337-889-5105 or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and anonymous tips can also be submitted via email at