Natchitoches Police Department officers performed a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle in the area of St. Clair Avenue and Williams Avenue Feb. 24 just after 2 am. Officers observed suspected methamphetamine in plain view inside the vehicle. The driver, Darrell Jordan (D.O.B. 6/20/1980, B/M) fled from officers after being advised that he was under arrest. After a brief foot chase, Jordan was apprehended. It was later determined that Jordan was in possession of two firearms inside his vehicle, one of which was stolen recently in the Natchitoches area. It was also determined that Jordan was a convicted felon.
Jordan was charged with possession of Schedule II, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer, resisting an officer with force/violence, possession of firearm by convicted felon, – 2 counts possession of firearm in Presence of CDS , 2 counts battery of a police officer, – 2 counts Illegal possession of stolen firearms.
Jordan was placed in Natchitoches Parish Detention Center, where he awaits bond.