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Monroe Police: Man found with stolen gun in custody

by Erica Knowles

Monroe, LA – According to the Monroe Police Department, his name is Ricky Lee Rogers Jr. and he was taken into custody on Monday.

The 20-year-old suspect is now charged with violation of protective order and illegal possession of stolen firearms.

The responding officers made contact with the 20-year-old man in the parking lot of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse.

The officers searched the suspect’s vehicle and reportedly found a stolen Springfield XDS 9mm handgun under the driver’s seat.

The 20-year-old man reportedly admitted that the handgun belonged to him.

Monroe Police Department officials said that Rogers was a person of interest in a homicide case that occurred a week before. 

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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