Manhunt in Pine Results in Arrest

Published 9:23 pm Monday, November 13, 2023

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PINE, La. – The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office (WPSO) and the Rayburn Correctional Center (RCC) K-9 team conducted a manhunt in the wooded area near Dollar Rd and Jarelltown Rd, resulting in the capture of Douglas Carter. An urgent notice had been issued to the surrounding community to remain vigilant and secure their properties.

Douglas Carter was in Wallthall County, Miss., on multiple charges, including possession of stolen property, resisting an officer with force or violence, fleeing an officer on foot, possession of drug paraphernalia, and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction.

Sheriff Randy Seal expressed gratitude for the support from RCC and their K-9 units. “We want to extend our sincere thanks to RCC and their K-9 units,” Seal said. He commended the dedication of the deputies at WPSO for their role in the prompt arrest of Carter, ensuring the community’s safety.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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