Three arrested for theft
Ruston Police Department officers on Wednesday responded to a business on McDonald Avenue in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked behind a building on the property.
RPD Public Information Officer Tim Parker said upon arrival, patrol officers observed a black Ford Explorer occupied by three black male subjects. When the suspects saw the officers, Parker said two immediately fled into the wooded area between McDonald Avenue and the railroad tracks.
“An RPD reserve officer took into custody the one suspect that remained by the vehicle,” Parker said. “Several RPD patrol officers and two RPD reserve officers responded to cordon the area off.”