Natchitoches Police arrest juvenile for being in possession of a stolen firearm



On Dec. 4 around 12:32 a.m., Natchitoches Police Department officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Second Street in reference to a suspicious person walking in the area.

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Officers located a juvenile fitting the description who led them on a brief foot pursuit before being placed under arrest in the 300 block of St. Denis Street.

The juvenile is charged with Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm, two counts of Illegal Possession of a Firearm by a Juvenile, Resisting an Officer and Juvenile Curfew Violation.

NPD reminds citizens to note the brand, model and serial number on all valuable household items and firearms. The serial numbers can help identify your items and have them returned.