Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on the morning of
Wednesday, August 1, 2012, a 27 year old woman entered a store in the 2700
block of Hwy 1 in Labadieville. After
shopping she returned to her car and discovered black male subject seated
inside and going through her belongings.
When she approached her car the man exited and pushed her. The woman then reentered the store notified
the Sheriff’s Office.
Within minutes the first deputy arrived
and was directed to a man who was exiting the store. When the deputy called out to the man, he
immediately fled across the Labadieville
Bridge and into a cane
field in the 2700 block of Hwy 308, near Violet Street.
Several deputies responded and searched
the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
As a result
of the investigation into this matter detectives have obtained judicial arrest
warrants for EMANUEL BRITTON B/M/33, of 179 VIOLET STREET LABADIEVILLE,