Bossier man arrested for threatening BCPD Officer

28811

On July 08, 2016 the Bossier City Police Department Detectives received information about a threat that was made on a specific Bossier City Police Officer that caused concern for that officer’s safety.

The threat came in the form of a video made on social media. The suspect was behind a Bossier City Police Officer’s vehicle in a drive thru. The suspect stated that he wanted to shoot the Bossier City Police Officer and kill the officer. The suspect is shown with a black handgun in his possession; he is talking about the recent police shootings across the country, while threatening the officer. BCPD Badge

The video was taken around 1 a.m. today (07/08/16). Detectives were alerted to the video around 11:00AM. An investigation started and a warrant was issued for the suspect’s arrest.

The suspect was identified as Kemonte Gilmore, 19 years old, of Bossier City. The warrant was issued for Public Intimidation and signed by a District Court Judge. The bond on the warrant is $500,000.00. Investigators began looking for Gilmore this afternoon. Gilmore turned himself into Bossier City Detectives around 04:30PM, without incident.

The Bossier City Police Department takes all threats toward Law Enforcement Officers seriously and will act accordingly.