DENHAM SPRINGS, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – UPDATE: According to the FBI, authorities on scene have determined and established a safe perimeter.
As a safety precaution, the roadway in front of American Coachworks towing company on Lockhart Rd. will remain closed until further notice.
ORIGINAL (5:25 p.m.)– Authorities blocked off a portion of Lockhart Road near Magnolia Blvd. Friday evening to ascend upon a federal investigation.
BRProud.com reached out to Louisiana State Police and they were only able to confirm that they are assisting in the investigation.
FBI New Orleans released the following statement regarding the large federal agent presence:
The FBI New Orleans Field Office, in conjunction with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Louisiana State Police, and the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office have executed a court-authorized action in the Denham Springs area of Baton Rouge. As this is an ongoing matter, no further comment is available at this time.”
No other information is available at this time.
Updates will be provided once available.