Man arrested for fleeing Covington cop used alias, has lengthy criminal history, police say _lowres

James Dakota Bond

One of two men arrested earlier this week in Covington after a small arsenal was found in a car gave police an alias and is being sought by police in states on both coasts, Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz said.

Lentz announced Wednesday that some of his officers had arrested two men in connection with threatening statements and a car full of arms found at a local convenience store.

Covington Police initially released an incorrect name for the first man, but soon discovered it was an alias. After he was booked and fingerprinted, detectives learned that his real name is James Dakota Bond. Bond has used as many as 10 aliases and has a lengthy criminal history, Lentz said.

He faces outstanding charges in Oregon for a parole violation in connection with robbery conviction and is wanted for questioning in New York about an assault his girlfriend endured during which she was beaten with chains, Lentz said.

Covington Police have contacted the New York Police Department as well as other federal and state agencies.

Bond has been rebooked on counts of illegal possession of body armor and felon in possession of a gun. He is in the St. Tammany Parish Jail.

The man arrested with Bond, David Hagan, also remains in the St. Tammany Parish Jail.

Editor’s note: This story was updated Sept. 8 to remove the alias that Bond gave police.

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