State Police arrest 33-year-old man on Attempted First Degree Murder Warrant


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

Felonies

*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