Man arrested for threatening US Deputy Marshal outside BR courthouse

Michael Langston (Source: EBRSO)
Michael Langston (Source: EBRSO)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 36-year-old man was arrested for allegedly threatening to kill a US Deputy Marshal outside of a Baton Rouge courthouse.

According to the arrest report, the incident happened outside the Russell B. Long Federal Courthouse. The marshal claims he witnessed Michael Langston, 34, of Amite, place a duffel bag in the bushes.

When confronted, Langston allegedly became agitated and threatened the deputy by saying, "I'll kill you by the time we get to that corner."

Langston was arrested and charged with threatening a public official, littering, battery of a police officer, and resisting arrest. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison where he's being held in lieu of a $4,750 bond.

The Baton Rouge Police Department assisted with the apprehension.

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