West Monroe, LA – OPSO officials said the 21-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday.
His name is Quantez Rogers and he is now charged with multiple charges, including: illegal carrying of weapons, simple burglary from a motor vehicle and two counts of resisting an officer.
This incident occurred on North Violet Street.
Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a vehicle burglary in progress.
The responding deputies made contact with the victim, who reportedly told them that a Black male suspect fled the scene.
The responding deputies reportedly saw a male matching the description and attempted to make contact.
The suspect began running, but was arrested following short foot chase.
Deputies said the suspect reportedly dropped a firearm on the ground as he was running from them.
It was later discovered that the firearm belonged to the victim.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.