NAPOLEONVILLE — Deputies arrested a man Wednesday after he argued with an employee at a convenience store and showed the store manager his handgun, Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said.
Deputies responded about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to a call from the Jubilee Convenience Store, La. 70 spur, Plattenville, where Larry Smith, 24, came into the store accompanied by a child and began arguing with the store manager, Waguespack said in a news release.
Waguespack said Smith previously had been banned from the store.
During the argument, Smith made threats of violence and raised his shirt to show he had a pistol, according to the news release.
Smith went outside and put the handgun in a truck belonging to Trey Lamar Adams, 21, and both men left the store.
Deputies quickly found the two men and stopped them. The handgun, a Jimenez Arms 9mm semi-automatic, was determined to have been stolen out of Thibodaux.
Smith, 2968 La. 1, Labadieville, was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center in Napoleonville on counts of terrorizing, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, carrying of a firearm by a convicted felon, criminal trespass and aggravated assault with a firearm, according to the report from the Sheriff’s Office.
Smith’s bail was set at $70,000 and he remains in custody.
Adams, 2941 La. 1, Labadieville, was booked into the detention center on counts of illegal possession of a stolen firearm and accessory after the fact. His bail was set at $15,000 and he remains in custody, according to the Sheriff’s Office news release.