Man, Alton Sterling, charged in East Baton Rouge Parish; taken into custody

According to records, Alton Sterling of East Baton Rouge Parish was arrested March 13, 2014 on multiple counts and later taken into custody.

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East Baton Rouge Parish, LA

The suspect involved in the March 13, 2014 East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana police encounter has been identified as Alton Bertrell Sterling.

The Louisiana Sun first heard about the event on August 22, 2014 after the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office previously released the information to the public. At this time it appears Sterling has allegedly been charged with 9 total offenses, described below.

At the time of the arrest, Mr. Sterling was characterized as a nondescript black man of unknown age. Additional details of the arrest may be available from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at (225) 389-5000.

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