ARRESTED: Deputies looking for man in witness intimidation case
POSTED: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 12:54pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — UPDATE: Gerald Luke was taken into custody by EBRSO Uniform Patrol Deputies after receiving an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip.
ORIGINAL: East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested one man for the intimidation of witnesses and are looking for another.
James Miskell, 18, is charged with Intimidation of a Witness, Simple Battery and Aggravated Assault.
Detectives are looking for Gerald Luke, 17, for Intimidation of a Witness, Simple Battery and Principal to Aggravated Assault.
According to reports, Miskell and Luke allegedly threatened witnesses to the murder of Franklin Lara, assaulting one of them. Detectives apprehended Miskell, but are still looking for Luke.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.