Zwolle man faces felony charges after stealing ATV and attempting to sell it on social media

Dekedrick Lynch (age-24) formerly of Zwolle, currently living in Nacogdoches, Texas, was arrested for stealing an ATV.
 
On Friday night, December 3, 2021, a brown 2020 Honda Rubicon ATV valued at over $5000 was reported stolen from an address on LA Highway 174 near Converse.
 
The next day a social media post displaying Lynch’s name as the seller was discovered on Facebook Marketplace where the exact ATV was for sale in Texas.
 
Sabine Parish Sheriff Detectives anonymously contacted Lynch and set up a purchase of the ATV.
With help from the Desoto Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Tri-Parish Narcotics Task Force, Detectives arranged to meet Lynch in Logansport on Wednesday, December 8th to purchase the ATV.
Lynch and the ATV were located and Lynch and Christopher Carroll Phillips (age-42) of Nacogdoches, Texas were arrested for Felony Illegal Possession of Stolen Things in Desoto Parish.
 
Lynch will face a Felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle charge in Sabine Parish as well.
 
SOURCE: SPSO


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