Convicted Felon with a Warrant Found with a Handgun and Booked for the 20th Time

Press Release – On October 6, around 5:30 pm, APD officers responded to a house in the 0-99 block of Eastwood Dr. The officers were informed that there was a male inside the house who was not supposed to be there. When officers entered the house, they found a male sleeping on the couch of the living room. The male was taken into custody, and was found to be in possession of a handgun. The subject at first gave a fake name, however later identified himself as Darius Mitchell, 21, of Alexandria.

Mitchell was charged with Resisting an Officer by False Information and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He was also charged with an active warrant held by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office. He was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. This was Mitchell’s 20th booking.