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Man Arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies

Patrol officers of the Abbeville Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of Graceland Avenue and N. Lyman Street, on July 29, 2020 at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Posted: Jul 29, 2020 12:04 PM

Patrol officers of the Abbeville Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of Graceland Avenue and N. Lyman Street, on July 29, 2020 at approximately 1:30 a.m. The vehicle initially did not stop and traveled for a few blocks.

The vehicle began to stop, and officers observed a passenger known to them to be a convicted felon get out of the vehicle holding a handgun in one hand and a AK47-style rifle in the other. The passenger took off running, with some officers giving chase, while other officers staying with the vehicle.

After a foot chase, officers were able to apprehend the subject running, identified as Demetrius Oden of Abbeville. Based on the subsequent investigation, officers also arrested the driver of the vehicle (identified as Kavan Broussard of Abbeville) and another passenger (identified as Jordan Huntsberry of Abbeville).

Demetrius Oden was booked at the Abbeville Police Department on the following charges:
· Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies (3 Counts)
· Illegal Carrying of Weapons
· Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
· Resisting an Officer

Kavan Broussard was booked at the Abbeville Police Department on the following charges:
· Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies
· Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone

Jordan Huntsberry was booked at the Abbeville Police Department on the following charges:
· Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies
· Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
· Aggravated Flight from an Officer (Warrant)
· Possession of Schedule II Drugs (Warrant)

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