Arrest made in Pearl Street homicide



Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division Detectives arrested Devon Johnson, 25, of Natchitoches. He was charged with first-degree murder and placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.


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The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place Sunday, Sept. 15 around 4 p.m. NPD officers responded to the 300 block of Pearl Street in reference to someone being shot in the area. Upon arrival, they located Daniel James Beaudion, b/m, 33, Natchitoches, suffering from a gunshot wound.

The Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available.

To report suspicious activity or an emergency contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation contact Detective John Wynn at (318) 357-3811.

Remember all information given shall remain confidential.