(Fairview)-Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Texas man wanted by the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday following a disturbance near Fairview according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
On Sunday morning, June 19, at approximately 9:20am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Operations Bureau responded to reports of a disturbance involving a male and female in the 500 block of Davis Springs Road in Fairview Alpha.
Deputies arrived on scene.
Upon coming in contact with both parties involved in the disturbance, and gathering information, deputies conducted warrant checks.
Deputies learned that the male involved in the disturbance identified as 26-year-old Thomas M. Weber of Overton, Texas was wanted by the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office for Resisting an Officer.
As deputies were about to arrest Weber, he fled on foot on the Davis Springs Road to the Coulee Loop area where they lost sight of him near a tree line.
Deputies saturated the area and asked residents in the area to contact the NPSO if they spotted him.
At approximately 10:03am, a concerned citizen contact the NPSO reported observing Weber walking through some private property and towards an area he had been residing.
Deputies began a search of the area and eventually discovered Weber hiding in an abandoned mobile home.
Deputies gave verbal commands instructing Weber to exit the mobile home where he was taken into custody without incident.
Deputies summoned EMS to the scene to assess and treat some minor lacerations Weber received while fleeing in nearby brush.
Thomas M. Weber, 26, of Overton, Texas was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with being a Texas Fugitive since 2020 for Resisting an Officer and additional charges of Resisting an Officer in Natchitoches Parish.
A 10th Judicial District Court Judge has set bond at $1500.00 dollars for the Natchitoches Parish charges, however, a hold has been placed for Gregg County Sheriff’s Office pending extradition to Texas at a later date.
Deputies D. Haliburton and T. Stewart made the arrest.
We appreciate the concern citizen that saw something suspicious and reported it to the NPSO that led to the apprehension of Weber.
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