Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 112 Franklin Street, Napoleonville, 70390 LA
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Phone: 985.369.7281
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Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is located at 112 Franklin Street, Napoleonville, 70390 LA. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office phone number is 985.369.7281.

Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office News

DATE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: WEAPONS, DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS – DANNY JOSEPH LEBLANC PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Danny Joseph LeBlanc, 28, of 2443 Highway 70 South, Pierre Part, LA, on weapons and drug charges following an investigative stop on LA 402 west of Paincourtville, LA. On Tuesday night, deputies were dispatched to a location in reference to a suspicious vehicle / persons traveling back and forth with no lights. Deputies located the vehicle which contained the driver, a front passenger and two rear bed passengers. Officers observed one of the rear bed passengers with a backpack. That individual was identified as Danny Joseph Leblanc. Deputies noted two rifles in the back of the truck. Deputies had prior knowledge that Danny Joseph LeBlanc was a convicted felon. LeBlanc claimed one of the rifles as well as the backpack and informed deputies he had thrown a rifle into the ditch when he first observed the patrol car turning around. That rifle was recovered. Deputies obtained consent to search the backpack and did seize drug paraphernalia, a quantity of meth-amphetamine and U.S. currency. Based on the investigation and inculpatory statements made by LeBlanc, he was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of: *Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon *Possession of Firearms in the Presence of Controlled Dangerous Substances *Possession with Intent to Distribute Meth-Amphetamine *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Danny LeBlanc was incarcerated pending a bond hearing. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: SHERIFF BEGINS ISSUING MONTHLY PRESS RELEASE ON CALLS FOR SERVICE ASSUMPTION – In an effort to keep the public informed as to the number of calls for service we handle, Sheriff Falcon has created a program to do just that. Effective immediately and on a monthly basis, we will publish the number of calls for service that the Sheriff’s Office handled in the preceding month by zone. Each zone is identified as follows: *Zone 1 – Pierre Part / Belle River east of the Belle River Bridge to LA 69 and LA 70, and all public and private properties lying therewith *Zone 2 – LA 69 to Brule St. Martin, parish line north on LA 1 and LA 308 to the red light in Napoleonville, the northern ½ of the Village of Napoleonville and all public and private properties lying therewith *Zone 3 – LA 1 and LA 308 and the southern ½ of the Village of Napoleonville south to the parish line and all public and private properties lying therewith *Zone 4 – LA 398 and LA 1 in Labadieville west on LA 398 to LA 662 to Bayou L’Ourse, all areas south of LA 662 to U.S. 90 to Amelia and all areas lying therewith For the month of October, the following calls for service were answered: *Zone 1 – Identified as Pierre Part – 244 Calls *Zone 2 – Identified as North – 471 Calls *Zone 3 – Identified as South – 347 Calls *Zone 4 – Identified as Bayou L’Ourse – 133 Calls If anyone has questions concerning this release, please contact the Public Information Office at 985-498-9353.

DATE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: LOUISIANA AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM NAPOLEONVILLE – On Monday, Briana Blanchard, of the Louisiana Commission on Law-Enforcement, was in town to instruct deputies as to what requirements need to be met relative to the Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System or (LAVNS). The course taught deputies Louisiana law pertaining to basic rights for victims and witnesses and what exactly are the duties of law-enforcement as far as victims are concerned. The training addressed changes to the existing law in the current reporting system. The class is yet another training opportunity deputies have been provided by Sheriff Falcon in his continuing commitment to improve the operations of the Sheriff’s Office. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: FELONY THEFT, FELONY CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY MATTHEW STRUBB BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Matthew Strubb, 20, of 1803 Canal Drive, Franklin, LA, on charges related to the theft of a 4-wheeler which occurred on or about October 3, 2018 from the Bayou L’Ourse area. Detectives initiated an investigation and were able to recover the 4-wheeler with the assistance of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office. Upon recovery, detectives noted that the ATV was damaged. Detectives through their investigation were able to identify Matthew Strubb as a suspect. Agents obtained arrest warrants for Strubb and developed information that Strubb was working in Port Fourchon. On October 30, 2018, Strubb was arrested, transferred to the Assumption Parish Detention Center on October 31, 2018 at which time he was booked on charges of: *Theft (Felony) *Simple Criminal Damage to Property (Felony) Strubb was incarcerated pending a bond hearing. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS AND GENERAL PUBLIC FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: MISSING FIREARMS REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE**** On October 24, 2018, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding possible theft of firearms. During the initial information obtained, deputies learned that firearms were accidentally left at the Norman Canal bridge on that date. When the owners of the firearms went back to retain their firearms, they noticed that the firearms were no longer at the bridge. The Sheriff’s Office is requesting that anyone who may have found the firearms turn them back into law enforcement so that they can be returned to the rightful owners. The number to the detective’s office, who can facilitate the return, is 985-526-1627. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: TRUNK OR TREAT / ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL NAPOLEONVILLE – On Monday evening, Trunk or Treat was held at Assumption High School and this year’s event drew more children than before. Sheriff Leland Falcon reported that there were no incidents associated with the event. Sheriff Falcon thanks all persons who were instrumental in putting the event on as well as all who attended. We hope to see the event grow next year. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: DEPUTIES UNDERGO TRAINING IN THE USE OF NARCAN NAPOLEONVILLE – On Monday afternoon, representatives of Acadian Ambulance conducted a training session for Sheriff’s Office personnel in the use of Narcan, a drug used to reverse the effects of a drug overdose from Heroin or other opioid type drugs. Narcan also referred scientifically as Naloxone, blocks the effects of drugs made from opium or opioids. Those drugs include Heroin, Morphine, Oxycodone, Methadone, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, Codeine, Hydromorphone and Buprenorphine. Opioids can dramatically reduce breathing and if given soon enough, Narcan can counter the overdose effects. The Narcan doses will now be carried in all patrol, K-9 and detective units. The treatment drug is being provided through the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office. There is no cost to obtaining the drug however, Paincourtville Pharmacy paid for the initial 30 treatment kits and there are an additional 40 being provided by a grant from the Louisiana State Attorney General's office available when needed. Sheriff Leland Falcon thanks Acadian Ambulance, Napoleonville Pharmacy, Paincourtville Pharmacy and the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office for their assistance in this important cause. Sheriff Falcon also thanks all Sheriff’s Office employees who attended the training. “Hopefully, we can curtail the dangerous use of opioids and save a life with this treatment protocol”, Sheriff Falcon said.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: BATTERY OF A POLICE OFFICER – DELWIN CORNELL STEWART NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Delwin Cornell Stewart, 26, of 108 Greenbriar Street, Paincourtville, LA, on charges related to a disturbance at a local event reception center early Sunday. Deputies were dispatched to the location near Napoleonville and upon arrival, determined that numerous individuals were involved in a fight. A deputy intervened and when he did, an individual identified as Delwin Cornell Steward allegedly came upon the deputy from behind and slammed him to the ground. The deputy was injured and taken to an area hospital by ambulance. Delwin Cornell Stewart was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of: *Battery of a Police Officer (Felony) *Simple Criminal Damage to Property *Resisting an Officer Stewart remains incarcerated with bond set at $15,000. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: TRICK OR TREAT HOURS / WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 ASSUMPTION – Sheriff Leland Falcon announced that Trick or Treat hours have been set for Wednesday, October, 31, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sheriff Falcon offers the following safety tips: *All trick or treaters should be accompanied by an adult or responsible guardian. *Avoid trick or treating on traffic heavy roadways. *Trick or treaters should be dressed in bright colored clothing. *Trick or treaters should visit areas they are familiar with. *Parents or guardians are urged to carefully inspect all trick or treat candy before consumption. *Trick or treaters should avoid homes of known sex offenders. Sex offenders are prohibited from participating in any trick or treat festivities. Please monitor weather conditions closely due to extreme weather predictions by local news stations. If trick or treaters experience any difficulties, you should contact the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 369-2912.

DATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: TRUNK OR TREAT / VETERAN’S PARK PIERRE PART – On Sunday evening, Trick or Treaters turned out in huge numbers for the Annual Trunk or Treat festivities. Not only did the number of children participating increase, but there were more candy givers as well. Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that the event went extremely well and there were no reported incidents. Sheriff Falcon thanks all persons and children who participated in the event and looks forward to additional growth in coming years. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: FOURTH OFFENSE D.W.I. – LLOYD J. GEASON NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Lloyd J. Geason, 56, of 35200 Julian Lane, Donaldsonville, LA, following a parking lot accident late Saturday night at an event facility near Napoleonville. On Saturday night, deputies were at the location working unrelated complaints. A vehicle whose driver was identified as Lloyd J. Geason backed into a Sheriff’s Office patrol unit. Investigating supervisors were called and upon interviewing Geason, noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from Geason. The suspect refused to perform standardized field sobriety tests and refused a breath test. Geason was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on a count of *D.W.I. (4 Offense) Geason was incarcerated in lieu of $20,000 bond. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: HIT AND RUN / AGGRAVATED FLIGHT – DEMETRES MILLER NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Demetres Miller, 45, of 3376 Back Marrais Lane, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to a Friday evening hit and run south of Napoleonville. Deputies were dispatched to the area of LA 308 at the LA 1010 bridge in connection with a hit and run crash. At the time, deputies were provided a description of a suspect vehicle headed north on LA 308. A responding unit spotted the suspect vehicle and pursued the vehicle into the village of Napoleonville and continuing onto LA 401. The suspect abandoned the vehicle off of LA 401, but was apprehended sometime later near Johnson Street. At the time, Demetres Miller was identified as the hit and run suspect. Demetres Miller was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of: *Aggravated Flight from an Officer *Hit and Run *Improper Turning *No Drivers License *Disregarding a Stop Sign (4 Counts) Miller was incarcerated in lieu of $5,000 bond. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON - TAMEKO S. FAIR NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Tameko S. Fair, 37, o f 135 Matthew Street, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to a disturbance on Matthew Street early Sunday morning. Deputies were dispatched to the area and noticed several people in the street including one person that had been cut on an arm. Deputies questioned several individuals and were able to identify a suspect. Tameko S. Fair was the individual who allegedly stabbed the victim. Fair returned to the scene and was detained. Deputies also determined that Fair was suspect in slashing two tires on the victim’s car. Fair was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of: *Simple Criminal Damage to Property *Aggravated Battery with a Dangerous Weapon Fair was incarcerated with bond set at $35,000. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY WITH CHILD ENDANGERMENT KEION DONTYA CLINTON NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Keion Dontya Clinton, 27, of 3218 Highway 1, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to a domestic incident which occurred on 9-29-2017. On that date, deputies responded to an address near Napoleonville and made contact with the complainant. She indicated that Keion Dontya Clinton whom she had a prior relationship, had struck her numerous times after he became angry when she dropped their child off with him. Clinton allegedly shattered the windshield on the complainant’s vehicle. Based on the victim’s statement as well as evidence observed at the scene, deputies requested and were granted an arrest warrant for Keion Dontya Clinton. The suspect fled the area and he was subsequently arrested on Thursday and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of: *Domestic Abuse Battery with Child Endangerment *Simple Criminal Damage to Property Clinton was incarcerated pending a bond hearing. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: FELONY THEFT / PERCY WILLIAMS NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Percy Williams, 27, of 112 Marshall Lane, Napoleonville, LA, on felony theft charges related to the theft of tractor and 18-wheeler parts from a Labadieville farm operation. On October 11, 2018, the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of theft from the business owners and responded to the location. Detectives initiated an investigation and obtained photo images of the suspect vehicle and were able to see the suspects from a distance. Detectives determined that similar mechanical parts had been sold at a local scrap yard. At some point, detectives were able to identify Percy Williams as a suspect. Warrants were obtained for the arrest of Percy Williams on charges of: *Felony Theft Williams was arrested on Wednesday and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing. Detectives anticipate additional arrest(s). For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: TRICK OR TREAT HOURS / WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 ASSUMPTION – Sheriff Leland Falcon announced that Trick or Treat hours have been set for Wednesday, October, 31, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sheriff Falcon offers the following safety tips: *All trick or treaters should be accompanied by an adult or responsible guardian. *Avoid trick or treating on traffic heavy roadways. *Trick or treaters should be dressed in bright colored clothing. *Trick or treaters should visit areas they are familiar with. *Parents or guardians are urged to carefully inspect all trick or treat candy before consumption. *Trick or treaters should avoid homes of known sex offenders. Sex offenders are prohibited from participating in any trick or treat festivities. If trick or treaters experience any difficulties, you should contact the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 369-2912. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS – CHANCE MICHAEL RIVERE PLATTENVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Chance Michael Rivere, 25, of 2536 Long Branch Drive, Marrero, LA, on drug related charges on Wednesday night. Assumption Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area of a local business and a male subject asleep or passed out inside. Upon arrival, deputies removed the person from the vehicle and were able to identify him as Chance Michael Rivere. Rivere appeared disoriented and confused. Deputies conducted a protective pat down search of Rivere’s person which produced a vial containing numerous doses of Alprazolam. A small amount of marijuana was seized as well. Rivere was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on charges of: *Possession with Intent to Distribute Alprazolam *Possession of Marijuana (1st Offense) Rivere was incarcerated pending a bond hearing. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: K-9 DRUG DETECTION SWEEP – NAPOLEONVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reported today that the K-9 Division conducted a drug detection sweep at Napoleonville Middle School. The K-9 conducted an open-air sniff of selected classrooms. Sheriff Falcon thanks the school administration for their cooperation during this important operation. The sweeps will continue at all parish schools in an effort to maintain a safe learning environment for all children. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: RED RIBBON WEEK / NAPOLEONVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL NAPOLEONVILLE – On Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff’s Office personnel and 23rd Judicial District Judge Jessie LeBlanc, spoke to students at Napoleonville Middle School in observance of Red Ribbon Week. Sheriff Falcon thanks the school faculty, parents and students for allowing us the opportunity to address the student body during Red Ribbon Week. Sheriff Falcon also extends a huge thank you to Judge Jessie LeBlanc for her participation during Red Ribbon Week. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: THEFT OF SIDE BY SIDE / ATV – SETH MICHAEL MARTIN BRUSLY ST. MARTIN – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Seth Michael Martin, 39, of 14167 Anna Road, Gonzales, LA, on charges of felony theft relating to the theft of a side by side / ATV on or about August 17, 2018. Deputies initiated an investigation followed by detectives. Agents made contact with the complainant as well as potential witnesses. During the course of the investigation, Seth Michael Martin became a suspect. At some point, agents questioned Martin but Martin denied ever touching the ATV. Detectives obtained certain scientific evidence from the ATV as well as known samples from Martin. The Sheriff’s Office was notified by Louisiana State Police, recently that there was a scientific match between the two samples, effectively identifying Martin as the suspect. Seth Michael Martin was arrested on Tuesday and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on one count of: *Felony Theft Martin remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: RED RIBBON WEEK / PIERRE PART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PIERRE PART – On Friday, in kicking off Red Ribbon Week, the D.A.R.E. officer arranged to have an inspirational speaker to address the entire school. “Buffy”, also known as “Mr. Magic”, attended the 1993 Harlem Globetrotters Training Camp and still makes personal appearances with the Harlem Wizards. “Buffy”, has spoken to more than 5 million adults and children across North America and visited over 3000 schools. The presentation was comedy entertainment for the entire student body and witnessed excellent basketball skills by “Buffy”. More importantly, “Buffy” delivered a powerful inspirational message to all in attendance as to the purpose of this most important week. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: BAYOU REGION EXPO THIBODAUX – On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the Sheriff’s Office participated in the annual Bayou Region Public Service Expo in Thibodaux showcasing numerous tools and equipment used in everyday law-enforcement. It was an educational experience that attracted numerous young children who were overwhelmed with the support equipment on hand. Sheriff Falcon thanks all children who visited our booth and not only observed, but asked questions about the equipment and the law-enforcement trade. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: FELONY THEFT / CRIMINAL MISCHIEF – YVETTE HEWITT NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Yvette Hewitt, 50, of 4719 Hwy 308, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to the theft of funds from a local business she managed. On October 6, 2018, Yvette Hewitt filed a complaint indicating that she had placed a deposit bag in her vehicle containing a significant amount of funds from store sales. Hewitt indicated she forgot the bag was in her vehicle and when she went back to retrieve it, the bag was no longer there. Detectives initiated an investigation and based on information developed, Hewitt was requested to come into the detective bureau for an additional interview. During that interview, which occurred on Monday, Hewitt admitted to stealing the funds. Hewitt was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on counts of: *Felony Theft *Criminal Mischief Hewitt was incarcerated and later posted bond. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: SECOND DEGREE BATTERY – TROY ELDRIDGE, JR. NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Troy Eldridge, Jr., 34, of 617 Victory Street, New Iberia, LA, on charges related to an incident which occurred on Saturday afternoon near Napoleonville, LA. On Saturday, deputies responded to a call at Assumption Community Hospital relative to a male subject who presented himself to the emergency room for severe lacerations to his head. Deputies spoke to the victim and then proceeded to the location where the incident occurred. There, deputies interviewed witnesses and also interviewed the suspect who was identified as Troy Eldridge, Jr. Based on those interviews as well as their investigation, Troy Eldridge, Jr., was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on: *Second Degree Battery (1 Count) Troy Eldridge, Jr. was incarcerated in lieu of $3500. The victim in this case is expected to face criminal charges after he is medically recovered. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.

DATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON SUBJECT: CHEZ HOPE AWARDS LT. WADE HERNANDEZ – LT. JARED TABOR NAPOLEONVILLE – Lt. Wade Hernandez and Lt. Jared Tabor were recently honored with the, “Helping Hands” award by the Chez Hope Organization. Chez Hope is a local organization who assists victims of domestic abuse and also advocate against these vicious crimes. Lt. Hernandez and Lt. Tabor were recognized for their dedication towards combatting domestic abuse crimes. A domestic abuse advocate employed by Chez Hope is available full time and operates out of the Sheriff’s main office on Franklin Street. Sheriff Falcon applauds and thanks Chez Hope for their commitment towards defeating domestic abuse. For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.