Acadia Parish Sheriff's deputies now have their fugitive in custody - 31-year-old Steven Dietz of Evangeline - following several months of teaming up with several law enforcement to capture him.

Dietz, who was featured on Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish, has been wanted on the following charges:

  • Felony Theft
  • Unauthorized Entry of a Place of Business and Criminal Damage to Property
  • Resisting an Officer
  • Possession of Stolen Things
  • Aggravated Battery

Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson says Dietz, who currently sits in the Acadia Parish Jail on a bond of $585,000.00, is also a suspect in several other thefts in the Evangeline community.


(March 18, 2020) - A man from the town of Evangeline is wanted by law enforcement officials from Acadia Parish after he has been accused of stealing oil and gas equipment.

Deputies are looking for a 30-year-old man named Steven "Animal" Dietz.

This man is wanted for stealing a bunch of oil and gas equipment from a place in an area that is in the Western Acadia Parish area.

Officials say that Dietz is a white male weighing about 160 pounds and he's about 5'9" tall. He's got hazel eyes and brown hair.

Dietz's last known address was 2400 Evangline Highway in Evangeline.

Do you know where Steven "Animal" Dietz is? If you do, it could be worth money. If your information leads to the man's arrest, you could get up to a $1,000.

If you do have information, you can place an anonymous call to the Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers line at 232-TIPS(8477).

Another way to anonymously give information is by downloading the P3 app on your phone.


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