A Quitman man was arrested by Grambling Police Monday after an officer spotted him running with an AR-15 rifle.
Monday afternoon, GPD Lt. Aundrea Livingston spotted Ladaryeon D. White, 24, running across the road in front of his patrol car carrying an AR-15 rifle slung around his neck. White was stopped and explained he had cleaned it for a friend and was returning it. White admitted he was a convicted felon and was not supposed to possess the weapon, but he was trying to make some money by cleaning it. As officers searched White, they found a handgun in the front of his hoodie. As second handgun was found in White’s waistband. About six grams of marijuana were in a bag in White’s pants pocket.
White was taken to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center and booked for 3 counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance.
Bail had not been set as of Tuesday afternoon.
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