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Jennings traffic stop leads to arrest of Honduras murder suspect

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 09:02:41-05

A suspect wanted for murder in Honduras was arrested in Jeff Davis Parish over the weekend.

Jennings Police say they stopped a vehicle on I-10 West Sunday, February 16, for speeding.

During the stop officers say they learned that the driver, identified as Gerardo Alonzo Argueta Rodriguez, was wanted out of Honduras for murder.

Rodriguez was detained and arrested after police confirmed the murder warrant.

The department says that border patrol was contacted to extradite Rodriguez back to Honduras.

He is currently held in the Jeff Davis Parish Jail.