Lafayette Felon Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge
A Lafayette man who had already been convicted of aggravated assault with a firearm and carrying a weapon into a state court back in 2010, pleaded guilty to another fun charge.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Lafayette reports that 26-year-old Jarius T. Carson pleaded guilty to having a loaded gun in his possession.
The case stems from an incident in June of last year.
A deputy with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office was trying to talk to Carson, who was in the parking lot of an apartment complex, when the man took off running.
The deputy saw the man put a gun in the wheel well of vehicle.
Carson was arrested for having a loaded Cobra .380-caliber gun.
Any felon is not allowed to have a gun or ammunation.
Carson is facing up to 10 years in jail, a $250,000 and probation.
His sentencing is set for this August.