Jay Austin Bohannon

ROBELINE, La. - A Coushatta man was arrested near Robeline Friday in the theft of a vehicle and weapons in Sabine Parish, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

According to a news release, Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office notified Natchitoches deputies requesting assistance in locating a stolen 2011 Chevrolet Silverado.

Sabine deputies believed the vehicle contained stolen firearms and it was possibly traveling towards the Robeline area.

Natchitoches deputies found the truck a short time later on Louisiana Highway 120.

Jay Austin Bohannon, 24, was arrested. 

Deputies searched Bohannon and found suspected methamphetamine in his pockets, according to the news release.

Deputies say the found a Remington 12-gauge shotgun and a Mossberg .410 shotgun in the bed of the truck.

Bohannon was taken to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center and booked with two counts of illegal possession of stolen things and possession of schedule II methamphetamine.

Bohannon remains in jail awaiting bond. Additional charges are pending in Sabine Parish.


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