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Campti woman arrested after trying to climb out window

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Latasha A. Paul Latasha A. Paul

NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Campti woman who attempted to elude deputies by going out the rear window of her apartment in Campti has been arrested by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

On Wednesday evening, April 2, at approximately 6:47 p.m., deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division went to a residence located on Robieu Street, in Campti in an attempt to serve outstanding Natchitoches Parish bench warrants on an occupant of the apartment, Latasha A. Paul, 32,  for Failure to Appear in the Tenth Judicial District Court on the charges of Simple Burglary, Bank Fraud, Forgery, and Theft less than $500.

Deputies said when they arrived at the residence and knocked on the door, they observed  Paul commonly known to them, peeping through the blinds at the them.

Deputies reported they continued knocking on the door, announcing their presence, requesting Paul open the door.

Shortly thereafter, deputies positioned at the rear of the apartment, observed Paul attempting to exit the apartment through a rear window, NPSO stated.

Deputies said they then instructed Paul to return to the front door and open it, where she was taken into custody without incident.

During a search incidential to Paul's arrest, deputies discovered a container containing suspected methamphetamine in a lower trouser cargo pocket.

Deputies also obtained permission to search the apartment, seizing drug paraphernalia commonly used to smoke illegal narcotics, according to NPSO.

Natchitoches Drug Task Force Agents were also summoned to assist in the investigation.

Latasha A. Paul, 32, of Robieu Street, Campti, La., was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-Count of Failure to Appear for Simple Burglary, 1-count of Failure to Appear for Bank Fraud, 1-count of Failure to Appear for Forgery, 1-count of Theft less than $500, 1-count of Possession of CDS Schedule II Methamphetamine, and 1-count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Paul remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting bond.


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