Brandon Keith Harris, 30, was arrested by the Bastrop Police Department on July 17 on warrants in connection with a burglary at Simmons Sporting Goods on July 14.

Warrants obtained on Harris were for one count each of simple burglary, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, simple escape and battery of a police officer.

The arrest is the result of the investigation of the incident that occurred at Simmon's Sporting Goods on North Washington Street reported to the police department on July 14, Bastrop Police Chief Allen Campbell said.

"I want to personally commend and thank all the personnel involved from the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office and my officers with the Bastrop Police Department for their diligence in this matter," Campbell said.