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Traffic Incident - Friday, April 7, 2017

DATE:            FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      TRAFFIC INCIDENT – DAVON JORDAN GILTON

 

NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Davon Jordan Gilton, 30, of 136 Georgette Street, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to a traffic incident early Friday morning.

Uniformed patrol division officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop south of Napoleonville.  The suspect accelerated in an attempt to evade pursuing officers.  The pursuit continued until the suspect’s vehicle was stopped in Plattenville, LA.

The suspect, identified as Gilton was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Stop Sign Violation

            *Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle

            *Speeding

            *Driving without Headlights

            *Aggravated Flight from an Officer

Gilton was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.