Baton Rouge police are searching for a suspect who escaped police custody Thursday afternoon, a spokesman said.
Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said Dandre Brown, 23, 4086 Keokuk St., Baton Rouge, was detained while officers investigated an anonymous tip called in at 11:47 a.m. that people were selling drugs at Marino’s Food Mart at 2738 Weller Ave.
McKneely said Brown is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 160 pounds with dreadlocks, gold teeth and a small cross tattoo on the bridge of his nose.
Brown is wanted for possession of marijuana, possession of schedule IV narcotics, possession of schedule II narcotics, theft, simple escape and resisting an officer
McKneely said another man arrested at Marino’s, Adubaker Idris, 35, 16441 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road, Baton Rouge was booked on one count each of possession of firearm and possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance.