Lawrence Michael Handley is in custody, arrested by the Slidell Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Task Force.
Handley was arrested shortly after 4:00 p.m. today, Slidell Police said. He was arrested at a local motel off of Old Spanish Trail in Slidell.
Handley was booked into the Slidell City Jail as a fugitive, and will ultimately be transported back to Lafayette to face his charges.
Handley was wanted in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a woman at his home Sunday.
He was arrested on a warrant for conspiracy to commit second-degree kidnapping, attempted, second-degree kidnapping and violation of a protective order.
Two bodies were pulled from the Intracoastal Canal on Monday of this week, they have been identified in connection with the kidnapping. Read more below:
More on the kidnapping case can be read here: Sheriff: Men found dead in Intracoastal Canal were driving van with kidnap victim