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Cruelty to the Infirmed / Aggravated Battery - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

DATE:            TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      CRUELTY TO THE INFIRMED / AGGRAVATED BATTERY

MICHAEL T. RODRIGUE

 

LABADIEVILLE Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Michael T. Rodrigue, 56, of 115 Poplar Street, Labadieville, LA, relative to an incident at a Labadieville home Sunday evening. 

Deputies responded to a call of a disturbance at a location in Labadieville.  When deputies arrived, Rodrigue had left the area, but was apprehended a short time later.  Deputies interviewed the victim, who was a 79 year old female.  She indicated that Rodrigue had destroyed property in her home and became violent towards her and at one point, slammed a door on her arm causing her injuries.

Rodrigue was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Disturbing the Peace

            *Aggravated Battery

            *Simple Criminal Damage to Property

            *Simple Battery of the Infirmed

Rodrigue 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.