Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office seeks public assistance in identifying retail theft suspect

Published 3:40 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2023

FRANKLINTON, La. – On September 23, 2023, the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation into a retail theft incident that occurred at the Dollar General store located in Franklinton, Louisiana. Detectives are actively seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect responsible for this crime.

According to the preliminary investigation, an unidentified female entered the Dollar General store and proceeded to take several items without making any attempt to pay for them. The suspect then exited the establishment through the front door. Surveillance footage captured the incident and detectives have obtained a photograph of the female suspect.

The suspect is believed to have left the area in a silver Mazda 6, although further details about the vehicle are not currently available. Detective Robert Walker is leading the investigation and is actively seeking any information that may lead to the identification and apprehension of the suspect. Detective Walker can be reached via email at rwalker@wpso.la.gov or by phone at 985-839-3434.

The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office urges anyone with information about this retail theft incident or the identity of the suspect to come forward and assist in resolving this case. Your cooperation is essential in ensuring the safety and security of our community.
Please share any relevant information with Detective Walker, and your assistance is greatly appreciated in helping bring the responsible individual to justice.

About Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office: The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to protecting and serving the residents of Washington Parish, Louisiana. Committed to upholding the law and ensuring public safety, the Sheriff’s Office works diligently to investigate and resolve criminal cases while promoting a safer and more secure community for all its citizens. For more information, please visit wpso.la.gov.