Texas fugitive arrested on Washington Street during traffic stop

NPSO-Knight

A Texas man wanted by the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office was arrested by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies during a traffic stop on Sunday evening according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

NPSO Patrol Division deputies stopped a 2001 Volvo passenger car on Washington Street in Natchitoches for a traffic violation May 20 at 10:50 pm.

Deputies identified the operator through a Texas Identification Card as 36-year-old Anthony A. Knight of DeSoto, Texas.

Deputies conducted a NLETS/NCIC computer background check on Knight learning his drivers license had been expired since November of 2017.

Deputies also learned Knight was actively wanted by the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Worth, Texas for Evading Arrest and Detention with a Vehicle since January 2018.

Knight was placed under arrest without incident, transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Running a Red Light, Expired Drivers License over 90 Days, and Texas Fugitive for Evading Arrest and Detention with a Vehicle.

Knight remains in the Natchitoches Detention Center awaiting extradition to Texas at a later date.

Reserve Deputy R. Griffin made the arrest assisted by Deputy K. Samuel.

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