UPDATE: Ruston Police arrest suspect in kidnapping case


UPDATE: RUSTON, La. — The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested the suspect wanted in a kidnapping case.

19-year-old Jevon Monroe was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on Thursday, October 8, just after noon.

Monroe is being held on a $500,000 bond.

ORIGINAL: RUSTON, La. — Authorities with the Ruston Police Department are requesting assistance locating Jevon Monroe (19).

Officials say Monroe is wanted for 4 counts of Aggravated Kidnapping as well as Armed Robbery.

Detectives are requesting anyone with information regarding Monroe’s whereabouts to contact the Ruston Police Department Criminal Investigative Division at 318-255-4141 or CrimeStoppers of Lincoln Parish.

CrimeStopper information can be given in several ways; either by calling 318-255-1111, text a tip to “TIP515 plus your message” to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at www.rustonlincolncrimestoppers.com.

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