Mardi Gras Parade murder arrest
PLAQUEMINE - An arrest has been made in connection with a murder at the annual Plaquemine Mardi Gras Parade.
Akeem Gailes has been booked on charges of 2nd degreee murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, simple battery, and carrying a firearm at a parade used to commit a crime.
Dwayne Smith was shot and killed at the parade on February 19th.
Gailes was arrested this morning by Plaquemine City Police with assistance from US Marshalls.