Wanted man spotted by deputy

The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Ruston man Tuesday on warrants with most stemming from an incident on May 5.

A deputy spotted a vehicle on Louisa Street often used by Asa L. Lewis, 32. The deputy checked a nearby residence Lewis was known to frequent but did not locate him.

The deputy later located the vehicle turning off Monday Road onto China Grove Rd. where it stopped at the home of Lewis’s sister. Asa Lewis exited the car and identified himself as Terrence Moss. He called out to his sister, asking her to identify him as Moss. He was arrested and taken to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center where he was booked for resisting an officer by providing a false name and the eight warrants.

The warrants charge Lewis with aggravated flight from an officer, possession of a Schedule I substance, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, resisting an officer, domestic abuse battery, and bench warrants for failure to appear in court for possession with intent to distribute Schedule I controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Schedule III controlled substance, and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.

Lewis is being held for the Louisiana Department of Corrections—Probation and Parole.

Bail has been set at $111,000.

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