Warrants Issued in Theft of Packages Investigation

UPDATE:  Both Jarzabek and Sheperd have been arrested on the charges.  Additional charges are pending.

The investigation into the theft of commercially delivered packages at residences in the Arkansas Road and other areas has led to warrants being issued for two suspects believed responsible.

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators are currently searching for Joseph Jarzabek and Chassity Shepherd. Jarzabek is described as a white male, 5-6” tall and weighing 220 lbs.  Shepherd is described as a white female, 5-2” tall and weighing 130 lbs.  The suspects may be traveling in an older model Toyota Avalon, green in color.  Both are charged with Felony Theft and Illegal Possession of Stolen Things.

Investigators have recovered a large amount of stolen packages during this investigation.  Owners of some of the packages have been located, however several are unclaimed. Investigators are asking that anyone that may have ordered items that were not received to contact them at 324-2650 so that we can possibly identify the correct owner.  Proof of ID and ordering information will be required to claim any items.

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Jarzabek and Shepherd is asked to contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s office at 318-329-1200 or contact Crime Stoppers of North Delta by Facebook-CONTACT US/Submit a Tip tab, (318) 388-CASH (2274), www.crimestoppersnorthdelta.com or download the P3 Tips app on your smart phone.

If your tip leads to an arrest and /or indictment, you will be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. Your information remains confidential; you never leave your name and you never appear in court.