NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Christopher Skidmore, 23, of 132 Skidmore Street,
Bertrandville, on multiple counts related to a domestic disturbance near
Bertrandville on Tuesday.
Investigating officers made contact with the victim
who indicated the suspect had beat her and pointed a gun at her head to inhibit
her ability to leave the residence.
Deputies were unable to locate Skidmore at the time, but he allegedly
sliced the victim’s tires in St. James Parish later the same day. Deputies from Ascension and St James Parishes
spotted Skidmore and subsequently gave chase, eventually stopping his
Skidmore was charged as a fugitive from Assumption
Parish, then transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was
booked on counts of:
Abuse Battery (Felony)
Assault (Felony with a Firearm)
Imprisonment While Armed with a Dangerous Weapon
Skidmore remains jailed pending a bond hearing.
information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.