The assistant communications with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was arrested after trying to bring a loaded gun into the Lafayette Parish Courthouse.

Valerie Ponseti says that the man was arrested after attempting to bring a loaded gun into the jail along with more ammunition.

Deputies arrested 51-year-old Alan Huval, and he was booked into the jail on a charge of Illegal Carrying of Weapons.

The man had a hand gun that was loaded and a backpack that had extra ammunition.