Minden Police Make Arrest, Confiscate Firearm

By Bonnie Culverhouse

One more firearm is out of commission with the recent arrest of the man carrying it.

Minden Police Officers arrested LaQuincy Warren, 35, of the 500 block of Cherry St., Minden for possession of a firearm by a felon, resisting an officer, illegal carrying of weapons, possession of drug paraphernalia and on a warrant for aggravated battery.

Police Chief Cropper said Sgt. Mitch Hackett, Lt. Chris Hammontree and Lt. Brandon Curry were dispatched to the 100 block of Abney St. in reference to a disturbance involving a handgun.

“When they arrived, they located Warren, who fit the description of the subject with the gun,”
Cropper said. “Warren turned away from officers and walked off, attempting to stuff something in his backpack. When officers told him to stop, he ran and they pursued on foot.”

Cropper said Lt. Curry located Warren and ordered him to the ground at gunpoint. Lt. Hammontree reported recovered the gun, a JS-9MM.

“Sgt. Hackett put Warren in handcuffs and mirandized him,” said the chief. “During a search of Warren’s person, Sgt. Hackett located multiple 9MM rounds and a meth pipe.”

Warren was booked at Minden PD and transported to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center.