Convicted felon charged after attempting to sell stolen guns to police

Marcus Luter, 29, of Baton Rouge (Source: DSPD)
Marcus Luter, 29, of Baton Rouge (Source: DSPD)

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - Authorities say a man with previous criminal convictions, allegedly stole several guns and attempted to sell them to undercover agents.

Officers with the Denham Springs Police Department said on Sunday, Feb. 5 after an investigation and undercover operation involving the trafficking of stolen firearms by a convicted felon, Marcus Luter, 29, of Baton Rouge, was arrested.

They say during the operation they seized two military-style semi-automatic weapons, an HK 91 5.56mm rifle and an UZI 9mm rifle, as well as quantities of suspected methamphetamine.

Luter was booked on the following charges:

  • Illegal possession of stolen firearm (2 counts)
  • Felon in possession of a firearm (2 counts)
  • Illegal possession of a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance
  • Illegal carrying of weapons with narcotics

DSPD said the investigation is going.

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