Donaldsonville lawn equipment theft reported

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday it was investigating the theft of nearly $30,000 in lawn maintenance equipment stolen from the city of Donaldsonville.

A city supervisor reported Monday that a 7-foot-by-14-foot trailer, along with a John Deere tractor, attached rotary blade, five weed trimmers and an air compressor — valued at approximately $27,5000 — were missing from the city’s temporary barn on Thibaut Drive, Sheriff Jeff Wiley announced in a news release.

The supervisor reported that the front gate lock was missing and was possibly cut with bolt cutters.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 or the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office by calling (225) 621-4636 or by texting the Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 847411.