Man walking around with large gun arrested

Man walking around with large gun arrested

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police arrested a man after getting calls about someone walking around with a large gun.

It happened Friday around 2:30 p.m. near I-510 and Lake Forest Boulevard.

Officers said they found Franklin Yax, 53, sitting inside a vehicle with a gun next to him. When Yax started getting out of his car, officers also saw a second gun in Yax's pocket.

Once they found out that one of the guns was reported stolen from St. Tammany Parish, officers arrested Yax.

They also discovered a small bag of crystal meth, according to an NOPD news release. 
Yax was booked into Central Lockup for possession of crystal meth and a stolen firearm.

If you know anything about Yax, New Orleans police ask that you call Seventh District detectives at (504) 658-6070.

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