ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF STOLEN THINGS
ARDELL SHAMOND SKIDMORE
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Ardell Shamond Skidmore, 30, of 132 Skidmore Street, Bertrandville, LA, on charges stemming from an incident near Plattenville, LA, on May 9, 2020.
On the aforementioned date, deputies responded to a complaint of a number of ATV’s riding on private farm property.
Deputies made contact with several individuals at the location. It was noted at the time that the ignition system on one of the ATV’s was disabled. Upon the deputy inquiring, the rider identified Ardell Shamond Skidmore as the owner.
The ATV was seized at the time pending the outcome of the investigation.
Deputies and detectives made contact with Skidmore who said he had bought the bike but could not produce documents legitimizing a sale.
Upon further investigation, it was determined that the ATV had been stolen years earlier in
Wilkinson County, Mississippi.
A warrant was issued for Ardell Shamond Skidmore and he was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on Tuesday on charges of:
*Illegal Possession of Stolen Things
Skidmore was released after posting a $2,500 bond.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.