ASSUMPTION – The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints from area farmers of off road vehicles i.e. four wheelers, dirt bikes, etc. utilizing headlands and farm to market roads to ride on.
Sheriff Leland Falcon reports at least one accident involving farm equipment and off road vehicles.
Please remember that the sugarcane grinding season is underway and heavy farm equipment are present on farm property. Off road vehicles are creating hazardous conditions for farmers as well as ORV operators.
Please be mindful that farmland is private property and trespassers subject themselves to legal action.