Man accused of stealing boat from firefighters
MANCHAC - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say stole a boat belonging to the Manchac Fire Department.
58-year-old Douglas "Chip" Davis of Hammond is charged with felony theft, since the estimated value of the boat was more than $18,000, our news partner Action News 17 reports.
The Manchac Fire Department reported the 21-foot Reno Skiff stolen on April 7th. Deputies began investigating and say that led them to develop Davis as a suspect.
Investigators say he confessed to stealing the boat.