Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office
Serving Assumption Parish
Home Law Enforcement Community Involvement Public Services Sheriff's Sale News Contacts
News

<< Return

Theft of Side by Side / ATV - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

DATE:             WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      THEFT OF SIDE BY SIDE / ATV – SETH MICHAEL MARTIN

 

 

BRUSLY ST. MARTIN – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Seth Michael Martin, 39, of 14167 Anna Road, Gonzales, LA, on charges of felony theft relating to the theft of a side by side / ATV on or about August 17, 2018.

 

Deputies initiated an investigation followed by detectives.  Agents made contact with the complainant as well as potential witnesses.

 

During the course of the investigation, Seth Michael Martin became a suspect.  At some point, agents questioned Martin but Martin denied ever touching the ATV.

Detectives obtained certain scientific evidence from the ATV as well as known samples from Martin.

The Sheriff’s Office was notified by Louisiana State Police, recently that there was a scientific match between the two samples, effectively identifying Martin as the suspect.

Seth Michael Martin was arrested on Tuesday and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on one count of:

            *Felony Theft

Martin remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

© Copyright 2018, Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office. All rights reserved.

Site designed by Bizzuka Louisiana Websites