Million Dollar Bond for Murder Suspect

A bond of $1,000,000 has been set for Joe Angel Tovar of Coushatta.  Tovar was booked into the parish jail in connection with the shooting death of Devin D. Wilson.

Tovar faces charges of second degree murder, illegal carrying and discharge of weapons, and obstruction of justice.  His total bond on the charges is one million dollars.  Tovar is being held in the Red River Parish Jail.

Tovar was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Wilson early Monday morning June 21st.  Wilson was shot in an apartment in Red River Estates on Jones street.  Tovar was arrested following a manhunt in the area involving officers getting search warrants for several houses.

Here is the link to that Journal report:


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