POLICE — Man jumps from 2nd story window to avoid warrants

Published 5:09 pm Monday, May 13, 2024

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A 39-year-old man reportedly jumped out of a second story apartment window when police arrived to serve him with warrants in Port Arthur last week.

According to information from the Port Arthur Police Department, officers arrived May 6 at Avery Trace Apartments to serve two warrants for assault on a peace officer and evading with a vehicle on Kody Francois.

Francois reportedly fled the scene and PAPD K9 Ranger was used to track the suspect, who was found at Stonegate nearby and taken into custody.

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Francois remains in the county jail as of Monday.