Truck involved in lawn equipment theft

Truck involved in lawn equipment theft


Police are on the hunt for more than $30,000 worth of lawn care equipment stolen from a New Orleans East warehouse owned by the Housing Authority of New Orleans.

The theft occurred on Christmas Eve, police said Tuesday.

At around 7 p.m., a white Dodge pickup was seen on surveillance video driving away from the 7800 block of Townsend Place with lawn equipment in its bed. The car is believed to be a 2000 to 2006 Dodge truck. It had black racing stripes, a missing tailgate and a tool box attached to its rear, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact (504) 658-6070, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. Callers remain anonymous and do not have to testify to receive a reward. A reward of up to $2,500 is available for information provided that leads to an arrest.