Disturbance call leads to capture of Tennessee fugitive

Stacey Davenport

A disturbance call on Sunday evening, Aug. 12, led to the capture of a Tenneesee fugitive on felony warrants according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

NPSO Patrol Division deputies responded to a reported disturbance at 11 pm in the 200 block of Old Bethel Road west of Natchitoches. The caller reported that a relative had been drinking and was acting belligerent.

Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with the individual involved in the disturbance identified as Stacey Davenport Jr., 28 of Natchitoches.

During a National Crime Information Center database inquiry check, deputies learned Davenport was wanted by the Sumner County Sheriffs Office since March of 2018 for Felony Filing of a Police Report, Criminal Damage to Property valued over $1000, and Probation Violation on original charges of Aggravated Burglary, Domestic Abuse and Possession of a Handgun while under the Influence.

NPSO Communications Operators confirmed the warrants with Tennesse authorities.

Davenport was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center as a Tennessee fugitive where he is awaiting extradition at a later date.

Deputy T. Pledger made the arrest assisted by Lt. M. Wilson.