UPDATE: Monroe kidnapping suspect arrested in Texas

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UPDATE: (8/7/19) MONROE, La. — The Monroe man accused of kidnapping two of his co-workers has been captured in Texas.

According to police, Monroe Police Detectives worked with law enforcement officials in Texas to find and arrest Jeremiah Givens.

Givens was wanted for kidnapping two of his co-workers from Behavioral Solutions in Monroe due to a dispute over his paycheck.

Givens will be extradited from Texas to Monroe where he will face kidnapping charges.


UPDATE: (8/6/19) MONROE, La. — The Monroe Police Department still needs your help to find the man who is wanted for kidnapping.

According to Monroe Police, officers set up a search area in the North 2nd Street and Bres Avenue area for Jeremiah Givens. A K-9 officer was unable to find Givens, leading police to believe that Givens left the area.

They believe Givens fled in a black 2017 Chevy Impala before police arrive.

According to police, it appears that Givens was involved in a dispute over his paycheck at his workplace in the 200 block of Bres Avenue.

The man who was kidnapped during this incident is unharmed and is working with detectives.

If you know where Givens is or could be heading, please call the Monroe Police Department at 318-329-2600 or Crime Stoppers at 318-388-2274.


ORIGINAL: (8/6/19) MONROE, La. — The Monroe Police Department needs your help to find a man wanted for kidnapping.

According to Monroe Police, Jeremiah Givens was last seen in the area of North 2nd Street and Bres Avenue.

Police are currently in that area and actively searching for Givens.

Police are asking that residents be alert and please report any information about Givens to the police department immediately.

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