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Crime Stoppers: Man rented more than $20K in equipment and didn't return it

Chad Weatherford (Source: Crime Stoppers) Chad Weatherford (Source: Crime Stoppers)

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who rented thousands of dollars’ worth of heavy equipment and didn’t return it.

Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers reported Louisiana State Police is looking for Chad Weatherford, 28. He is 5’10" tall and weighs 172 pounds.

Troopers said Weatherford rented a Bobcat loader and tandem axle trailer on July 25, 2015. Investigators said the rental agreement was for him to return the items two days later.

They added the equipment is worth $23,000.

According to LSP, Weatherford has not returned the equipment and no one has been able to get in contact with him.

He is wanted on two counts of failure to return a leased movable and two counts of unauthorized use of a movable.

If you have any information about him, contact Crime Stoppers at 344-7867, text CS225 plus your message to CRIMES (274637) or anonymously or go to

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