ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A STOLEN FIREARM – FTA – AGGRAVATED FLIGHT– JAMES HARRIS
BERTRANDVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of James Harris, 19, of 505 Jefferson Street, Napoleonville, LA, on Friday following a traffic incident near Bertrandville.
Uniformed patrol deputies observed a vehicle on LA 308 in Plattenville with an equipment violation. The deputy attempted a stop of the vehicle, but the suspect vehicle continued on until parking in a residential driveway on Pecan Street in Bertrandville.
The deputy then made contact with the passenger, now identified as James Harris.
During a computer inquiry, the deputy was advised that James Harris was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of aggravated flight.
A firearm was recovered during the investigative stop that had been reported stolen in Ascension Parish.
James Harris was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Facility on a charge of:
*Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm
*Warrant – Failure to Appear – Aggravated Flight
The juvenile driver was cited for the equipment violation and released.
James Harris remains incarcerated with bond set at $25,000.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.