Police: Anti-government extremist arrested in Louisiana, illegal rifle seized
LORANGER - Authorities say they raided the "fortified compound" of an anti-government extremist in Tangipahoa Parish last week.
According to the Ponchatoula Police Department, multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in the raid which stemmed from the Friday arrest of Phillip Guidry. Police say Guidry is a fugitive out of Missouri, a convicted felon and a domestic, anti-government extremist.
The raid of Guidry's fortified Loranger home, which involved state police, Ponchatoula police and the ATF, led to the seizure of "an array of firearms", including what police believe to be an illegally-owned, fully-automatic rifle.
Guidry was arrested in Robert and booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on the weapon charges out of Missouri pending further investigation by local, state, and federal authorities.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Surveillance video shows vehicle crashing into bayou
Sheriff's office looking for burglars seen roaming Central suburbs
Deputies searching Iberville Parish waterway for car that went underwater
United States Police Canine Association region 10 trials
LSU graduates prepare for May 9 ceremonies, and then for an uncertain...
LSU pitcher Matt Beck gets his moment at the plate
Brusly baseball needs extra innings to win regional series with Jennings.
Southern Athletic Director Roman Banks talks about coaching search
Drew Brees and Sean Payton enjoy the Zurich Classic
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76