ATF offers reward for info leading to Bogalusa man’s arrest

Published 2:52 pm Monday, November 25, 2019

On Monday, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) New Orleans Field Division announced a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the location and arrest of ATF fugitive Demarquiez Devon Harris. Harris was last identified as a resident of Bogalusa, and is considered armed and dangerous, ATF officials said in a press release.

Harris is described as a 24-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes, standing 5-feet-9, and weighing approximately 145 pounds. He was indicted in September as part of federal indictments for narcotics and firearms offenses against suspected members of the “Snatcha Gang” operating in the Bogalusa area.

Harris has prior convictions for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal use of dangerous weapons, resisting and battery of a police officer, battery of a correctional facility employee and obstruction of justice.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Demarquiez Devon Harris should contact New Orleans Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867. Tips may also be submitted to Crimestoppers through the crimestoppersgno smartphone app. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.

For more information about the ATF, visit online at www.atf.gov.