THIBODAUX — Police said a man already in jail on a vehicle theft charge now faces additional charges in the theft of a Thibodaux government truck that was found severely damaged in a ditch near Raceland.
Thibodaux Police said the city’s Parks and Recreation Department truck was found Dec. 24.
Police later identified Chase Ordoyne, 22, of Kraemer, as a suspect. He was already in the Lafourche Parish jail after being arrested Monday and booked with a separate vehicle theft.
Ordoyne is now charged with a second motor vehicle theft charge as well as felony criminal damage to property. He remained in the Lafourche Parish jail Thursday in lieu of bail totaling $47,000.