Jan 13, 2013 1:26 PM by katc
An Opelousas man is behind bars for having a semi-automatic weapon. At 2:45 Saturday, Opelousas Police responded and found two young black males fleeing the area. Officers were able to catch one of the individuals, identified as 21 year old Jasper Richard. Richard had a hi-point 9mm semi-automatic handgun in his possession. Richard was booked into the Opelousas city Jiail for possessing a firearm with an obliterated serial number.