Acadia Parish (LSP) – On Monday, August 3, 2020, shortly before 8:00 a.m., a Louisiana State Trooper conducted a traffic stop involving a 2012 Ford F250 on Interstate 10, near Egan, for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, it was discovered that the driver had an active warrant for attempted first degree murder.
Troopers took the driver, 33-year-old Zarius Brown of Franklinton, into custody. As the investigation progressed, it was discovered that Brown was in possession of a stolen pistol.
As a result of the investigation, Brown was booked into Acadia Parish Jail on the following charges:
*Obscuring Outward/Inward View Through Windshield Or *Windows Prohibited
*Improper Lane Usage
*Possession Of Firearm By A Person Convicted Of Certain
*Illegal Possession Of Stolen Firearm
*Resisting; Interference And/Or Obstruction Of An Officer
Brown's Felony Warrant was for the following:
*Attempted 1st Degree Murder
*Possession of Stolen Things
*Criminal Damage to Property