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On March 16, 2023, Deputies with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office responded to 1071 Chataigner Rd. (Dollar General) in reference to a theft.  During the investigation it was learned that the suspect Sholanda Thomas B/F DOB 07/22/1986 of Ville Platte had stolen multiple items from the store and fled the scene in an unknown direction.  She was later identified by Detectives through the stores video camera system.  When questioning Thomas she admitted to taking the items.  Thomas was later arrested for misdemeanor theft and issued a summons.  

As always, Sheriff Charles R. Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking information on criminal activity and urges the public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at  Any person/s reporting information will remain anonymous. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.


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