PAINCOURTVILLE---Sheriff Mike Waguespack
reports that on Friday, January 31, 2014 at approximately 12:57pm, the
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about shots being fired in
the vicinity of Sugar Street, which is a residential area of Paincourtville. Dispatch received information while deputies
were en route that the shots were fired by a bail bondsman in pursuit of a
fugitive. Tyrone Williams, age 39, owner
of Tyrone Bail Bond Service along with an associate employee were attempting to
apprehend a fugitive, Jermaine Moland, age 38 of 195 Ewell Street, Belle Rose,
La., that was wanted in Lafourche parish.
He was wanted on 3 counts of Contempt of Court and 1 count for Issuing
accounts state that when the fugitive saw the bail bondsmen approaching the
fugitive began to run away and several shots were fired by Tyrone
Williams. Upon investigation it was
determined Williams had fired his gun in an effort to scare and intimidate
Jermaine Moland to stop running. At that
time Jermaine gave himself up to the bail bondsmen. Responding deputies were able to make contact
with Williams and directed him to transport the fugitive to the Assumption
Parish Detention Center.
who resides at 112 Ridgeway St., Thibodaux, turned himself in on February 26,
2014 and was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center for RS 14:94 –
Illegal use of a Weapon. His bond was
set at $5000 and he bonded out the same day.