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.