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JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR GUN POSSESSION - Thursday, March 13, 2014

LABADIEVILLE--- Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at approximately 3:45pm, the Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office received a call about two juveniles walking along Brule Road in Labadieville and one was carrying a gun. The responding deputies intercepted the juveniles near a residence at the corner of Willow and Pine Streets. When confronted, the juveniles dropped something and attempted to flee. One was caught quickly, the second juvenile was later discovered hiding in a wooded area a few blocks away. The handgun was recovered by deputies underneath a mobile home.  Both juveniles were determined to be 16 years old. 

The first juvenile was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center for 40:966 Possession of Schedule 1 Marijuana, 14:95.1 Possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS, 14:108 Resisting an Officer. He is still in custody at this time pending a hearing. The second juvenile was booked in the Assumption Parish Detention Center for 14:91.8 Underage possession of tobacco, 14:108 Resisting an Officer. He was released to his mother.