On Monday, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Metro Division received a complaint of suspected narcotic sales at a residence in Ball, La.
Deputies drove through the area and located a subject identified as 19 year-old Kaleb Malone of Pineville, who matched the description given. Deputies explained the complaint and while talking to Malone, noticed what appeared to be the butt of a pistol protruding from his rear pants pocket.
Malone was detained without incident and the .380 caliber loaded handgun was secured. Deputies learned that Malone was a convicted felon, prohibited from possessing firearms.
Malone was transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center and booked for Illegal Carry of Firearms for the concealed weapon and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Malone is currently being held without bond.