The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office (WPSO) has announced the successful resolution of an incident near the Franklinton area. On the Tuesday (November 14, 2023) evening, there was a noticeable increase in law enforcement presence, as WPSO deputies responded to a situation involving a suspect, 36 year-old Lane Moore, believed to be in a wooded area near the residence at 27279 R F Ball RD, Franklinton.
Moore was taken into custody and during the apprehension, officers recovered firearms, including one with an obliterated serial number. Moore was charged with two counts of convicted felon in possession of a firearm. possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, and two failure to appear (FTA) warrants.
Sheriff Randy "Country" Seal extends his gratitude to the dedicated men and women of the WPSO for their tireless efforts to ensure the safety of our community. The WPSO team has been working diligently around the clock to uphold our commitment to the safety and security of Washington Parish residents.
“We appreciate the cooperation and understanding of the community during this incident, and we will continue our commitment to keeping Washington Parish safe,” stated Sheriff Seal.