Shreveport Police Arrest a Felon in Possession of a Gun
On March 28th, 2023, around 01:30 a.m. Shreveport Police officers proactively patrolling in west Shreveport stopped a suspicious person at West 70th Street and Jewella Avenue.
Officers contacted Jomar Manigo (1/17/92). Officers found that Manigo was in possession of a firearm and narcotics. Further investigation determined that Manigo was prohibited from owning a firearm due to having prior violent felony convictions.
The firearm and narcotics were seized by the officers. Manigo was arrested for one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, one count of possession of a schedule one narcotic with intent to distribute, one count of possession of a schedule two narcotic, and one count of illegal possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance.
We are required to advise that all suspects are innocent until proven guilty.