Trooper captures wanted fugitive in Bossier Parish

BOSSIER PARISH, La. - An alert trooper who stopped to assist a stranded driver on Interstate-20 in Bossier Parish later lead to the arrest of a fugitive wanted for Attempted Murder.

Shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday  the Troop G trooper stopped to assist 30-year-old Demetrius Gambrell of Anderson, South Carolina on I-20 at mile post 37.

The trooper noticed that Gambrell was very nervous and ran him through the National Crime Information Center. 

The trooper received a Wanted Person notification and found out that Gambrell had active warrants for Attempted Murder, Assault, Second Degree Arson and Grand Larceny.  

The Attempted Murder warrant, which was issued on 2/1/2017, resulted from an alleged shooting incident that
occurred in Jan. 2017 in Anderson Co.  

Gambrell was later arrested and transported to Bossier Parish Jail where he was processed and booked as a fugitive from Anderson, South Carolina.   He is now awaiting extradition to Anderson Co.


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