Lake Charles juvenile accused of threatening a police officer
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department arrested and accused a 17-year-old juvenile of illegally being in the possession of a handgun and for threatening a public official.
Authorities said the juvenile posted photos of himself pointing handguns at fully marked LCPD patrol units on his Instagram account.
The arrest was made at approximately 2:56 p.m. on June 13, when LCPD SWAT Team officers observed the juvenile travelling in a vehicle, authorities said.
The juvenile is charged with threatening a public official, illegal possession of a handgun, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, and illegal carrying of a weapon, authorities said.
The investigation is ongoing. Readers with information are asked to contact lead Detectives Sgt. Dustin Fontenot or Sgt. Kevin Hoover by calling 337-491-1311.
Copyright 2022 KPLC. All rights reserved.