A Maurice man accused of soliciting to have his wife killed was arrested Friday in Abbeville.

Louisiana State Police and Abbeville Police began conducting undercover surveillance on Harlow Hutchinson, 45, after the agencies learned he was asking to have his wife killed, the state police news release says.

Detectives received a warrant for his arrest through the 15th Judicial District Court, and Abbeville Police arrested him during a traffic stop, the release says.

Hutchinson was booked into Vermilion Parish Jail on a count of solicitation of murder, the release says.