Authorities searching for missing St. Amant man

Staff reports
Mackie Charping

The search continues for a St. Amant man who has been missing since December, Ascension Parish Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said.

The Sheriff's Office received a report on Dec. 12 that Mackie Charping had been missing since Dec. 7, Bacala said.

Charping reportedly left in a 2001 red Hyundai with an Ohio license plate, ENL 4762, Bacala said.

Shreveport Police located the Hyundai abandoned at the Latierra Apartments on Feb. 12, he said. Their findings show the vehicle had been there for about a month, according to Bacala.

Anyone who can help authorities in the case are urged to contact the Sheriff's Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).