On June 6, 2012, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives obtained a federal arrest warrant for Antonio Jones, B/M, DOB: 09/25/1983, for federal weapons violations. It was discovered on May 12, 2012, during an interview with investigators, that Antonio Jones was in possession of various firearms. This is a violation of both state and federal laws as Jones was on probation for a previous felony conviction at the times he possessed said firearms.
On June 7, 2012, federal agents, assisted by members of the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested Antonio Jones without incident.
Federal agents are continuing to investigate Antonio Jones regarding this crime and other possible related matters. Antonio Jones remains in federal custody at this time and is being held without bond.