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HORSES SHOT - Thursday, March 19, 2015

BERTRANDVILLE --- Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at approximately 3:00pm, Assumption Parish Dispatch received a call from an individual at 155 Pecan Street who stated that two of his horses had been killed. Arriving deputies discovered one of the horses was deceased with multiple gunshot wounds and the second horse was still alive but had also suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Detectives were called to the scene and processed it for evidence. The owner’s veterinarian was called to the scene to examine the second horse. He determined that due to the extent of the injuries, the horse had to be put down. A reward may be offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) involved. Anyone that may have seen any suspicious activity between the hours of 12pm and 3pm Wednesday afternoon in the area of Pecan Street, Napoleonville are asked to contact the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

This is an ongoing investigation and Detective Sergeant Ryan Simmons is the lead investigator on this case. If you have any information concerning this case or others, please contact the Criminal Investigative Division at 985-526-1627 or Communications Division at 985-369-2912.

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Mike Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information Officer, Robert Martin at 985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.


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