LaGrange Police Department arrests man for gun, drug possession

Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 7, 2021

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The LaGrange Police Department arrested a man Tuesday night following a response call to shots being fired at a vehicle.

Officers responded to the area of 214 East Render Street and located the suspect, Antione Dorsey, 30, of LaGrange, standing on the porch of the residence. Dorsey matched the description of the suspect that was provided by the victim and officers observed shell casings in the yard which was consistent with what the victim had reported.

As officers approached the residence, Dorsey allegedly pulled a gun from his waistband and dropped it inside the residence, according to a press release from the LPD.

Dorsey resisted arrest as officers attempted to detain him, the release said. The gun was recovered from the homeowner.

Marijuana and other drug-related items were also found on Dorsey during the arrest.

Dorsey was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and obstruction.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603.