Louisiana State Police Arrests Two Texas Fugitives at Louisiana Casino

Louisiana State Police Arrests Two Texas Fugitives at Louisiana Casino

Published December 6, 2019

From Louisiana State Police – On December 4, 2019, at approximately 12:30, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division arrested 39-year-old Marcus Bresler of Longview and 36-year-old Clinton Briggs of Gladewater. Both men had active warrants from Gregg County.

On December 3, 2019, Gregg County Sheriff’s Office contacted Louisiana State Police Troop G in reference to a Crime Stopper’s lead advising two wanted fugitives were possibly staying in a local Shreveport casino. Gaming Enforcement Troopers responded regarding the lead and started an investigation. Through surveillance and other investigative means, both subjects were located and placed under arrest. A stolen firearm and marijuana were located on Bresler as he was taken into custody.

Bresler was booked into Caddo Correctional Center for: Fugitive from Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office (assault of family or household member by impede breath or circulation), fugitive from Gregg County Sheriff’s Office (aggravated assault in retaliation), felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of marijuana.

Briggs was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for Fugitive from Gregg County Sheriff’s Office (forgery of a financial instrument).

Louisiana State Police is committed to investigating and apprehending fugitives that attempt to hide in our state. We are proud of our partnership with law enforcement agencies, and we encourage the public to help by identifying suspects accused of crimes such as this. The Louisiana State Police online reporting system is available to the public through a convenient and secure reporting form that is submitted to the appropriate investigators. Citizens can access the form by visiting http://la-safe.org/ and clicking on the “Suspicious Activity” link.

Contact Information:
TPR Brent Hardy
Louisiana State Police
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