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Man arrested, accused of bringing gun onto Elton Elementary School campus

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Posted at 2:34 PM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 15:34:03-04

Man arrested for allegedly bringing a gun onto an elementary school campus in Elton.

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office says that on Tuesday September 15 deputies responded to a call of a person with a gun at Elton Elementary School.

When deputies arrived they say the suspect, identified as 26-year-old Kevin Dremiski Dupre of Oberlin, had left the school property. Dupre was located at a residence on Noah Street in Elton and placed him under arrest.

During transport deputies say Dupre allegedly kicked the back door and window frame of the sheriff’s unit and damaged the rear door.

Dupre was booked into the parish jail on charges of possession of firearm by convicted felon, Illegal carry of weapons, simple criminal damage to property, domestic abuse aggravated assault and domestic abuse aggravated assault with child endangerment.

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