Deputies assigned to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Patrol Division observed a suspicious male at a Chopin business about 10:45 p.m. Monday, February 10, 2020, in South Natchitoches Parish.
The male, identified as Eric D. Brown of Shreveport, LA., told deputies he had been dropped of at the business a short time earlier and that he was traveling from the Marksville area to Shreveport.
Deputies planned to assist Brown by giving him a ride to the Natchitoches Truck Stop but before they placed him in the patrol unit, they ran a National Crime Information Center Wanted Person Check. It was learned Brown was wanted by the Harris County (Houston) Sheriff’s Office since January 21, 2020 on 2-Counts of Possession of Dangerous Drugs.
Eric D. Brown, 45, of the 400 block of Oak 7 in Shreveport, LA, was placed under arrest, transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center as a Texas Fugitive-2 Counts of Possession of Dangerous Drugs.
Brown, an alleged identified gang member with an extensive criminal history, remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting extradition to Texas.