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Aggravated Battery with a Dangerous Weapon - Friday, May 19, 2017

 

DATE:            FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

WILFRED LYNN WIGGINS

 

NAPOLEONVILLE Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Wilfred Wiggins, 57, of 123 Marais Road, Napoleonville, LA, on charges relating to a disturbance near Napoleonville.

On Thursday afternoon, deputies responded to a complaint of a patient at Our Lady of the Lake Assumption who had been injured in a machete attack.  Upon arrival, deputies interviewed the victim and were able to identify Wiggins as the suspect.  The victim had received numerous lacerations.

Deputies located Wiggins, placed him under arrest and transported him to the Assumption Parish Detention Center.  Wiggins was booked on a count of:

            *Aggravated Battery with a Dangerous Weapon

Wiggins 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.