Juveniles arrested with stolen vehicle and gun
On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Deputies patrolling on West Wood Street at the intersection of South Nichols Street Jennings, observed a white GMC truck traveling East on Wood Street with a lightbar on impairing oncoming vehicles sight.
As deputies attempted a traffic stop, the driver of the truck sped up and turned onto South Sumner Street. Deputies observed two young males exit the truck and run. A search of the area by deputies and Jennings Police netted two subjects.
The owner of the GMC truck was contacted, and deputies were told the truck had been stolen from a local repair shop. During the investigation Jennings officers located a stolen firearm in the backpack, of one subject captured.
The first of two 15 yr old juveniles were transported to the Sheriff's office and issued citations for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Resisting an Officer. The second 15 yr old juvenile was cited and released for Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Firearm, and Resisting an Officer. Both juveniles were released to parents.