Bogalusa man indicted for 2015 murder

Published 2:42 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A Washington Parish grand jury indicted Brandon Odell Lotts, 31, of Bogalusa, on Tuesday, Sept. 26, of second-degree murder and other charges, according to District Attorney Warren Montgomery.

Montgomery said Lotts was also indicted on the charges of two counts of attempted second-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and five counts of possession with the intent to distribute illegal drugs, including heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and Oxycodone.

Lotts is accused of shooting to death Trevante Toney, 21, of Lumberton, Miss., during an incident in Bogalusa on Sept. 29, 2015. Lotts was arrested on a warrant in California on June 8 of this year.

Lotts also is accused of attempting to kill Thelonious Williams and Charles Jenkins during the same incident.