SHREVEPORT, La. -- A Shreveport police officer arrested Friday has resigned.
Demarcus Scott, 30, surrendered to police and was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on charges of possession of marijuana and illegal use of a weapon.
He submitted a letter of resignation prior to any allegations of criminal activity, SPD spokeswoman Christina Curtis said. Scott's letter said his resignation effective at 5 p.m. Friday.
Scott was hired on March 11, 2016.