Reward being offered for info leading to man’s arrest

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 18, 2009

VIDALIA — A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a Monterey man.

According to a press release from the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office, Harvey Louis Shavers, 42, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and attempted illegal carrying of weapons in August, and was ordered to report to the CPSO on Nov. 2 to begin serving his the jail time to which he was sentenced.

The sentences included five years of hard labor with the Louisiana Department of Corrections, two six-month terms in parish prison and a two-year hard labor sentence without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence, all of which were to run concurrent.

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Shavers failed to show up to begin serving his sentence, and a warrant for contempt of court-failure to appear has been issued.

Anyone with information about Shavers’ should immediately contact the CPSO at 318-336-5231, 318-757-3162 or 318-386-2200.

All information will be kept strictly confidential.