[UPDATE] Teen Fugitive from Oklahoma Captured by Louisiana State Police
[UPDATE] A teen fugitive is now in custody following a two-day manhunt.
Louisiana State Police Troop G caught up with 18-year-old Andrew DeBerry behind a residence on Highway 80 in Webster Parish.
DeBerry is wanted by the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office in Texas for failing to register as a sex offender. He was wanted by LSP for attempted 1st degree murder of a police officer, aggravated flight and illegally possessing stolen things.
Troopers have also captured 19-year-old Danny Ray McKinney of Denison, TX. He was a passenger in the truck allegedly stolen by DeBerry in Oklahoma. McKinney was booked into the Webster Parish Jail for illegally possessing stolen things and resisting an officer by flight.
[ORIGINAL STORY] Louisiana State Police are searching for a person of interest who’s a fugitive from Houston County, Texas.
Troopers say they tried to stop 18-year-old Andrew DeBerry of Cartwright, Oklahoma, on I-20 in Bossier Parish after learning the vehicle he was in was reported stolen in Oklahoma. DeBerry fled east on I-20 into Webster Parish, exited onto Highway 80, then stopped at a home, where he bailed out of the vehicle and took off on foot.
DeBerry is 5’6″ and 140 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. Troopers urge you not to approach him if you see him. Instead, contact LSP by dialing *LSP on your cell phone, or calling 318-741-7411.