Citizen’s tip leads to apprehension of wanted suspect  



Natchitoches Police Department received information from a concerned citizen Wednesday, March 27 that led authorities to Bingo Paradise located next the Exxon Station on Hwy. 6.  The caller accurately described the subject in question and provided authorities with his name, Michael Potts.

Grant Parish Sheriffs Office was contacted and confirmed that an active warrant for Potts existed for simple burglary of church in Grant Parish.  Officers responded and confirmed identity. Potts was taken into custody without incident and later transported to Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where he awaits extradition.

NPD thanks the citizen and all who provide the police department with information regarding any incident.  Anyone who has information about an incident may contact the NPD at (318) 352-8101 or the NPD Criminal Investigations Division, Det. Commander Jeff Townson at (318) 357-3878.  All calls shall be kept confidential.