Print this page   Close this window

Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office



News

Simple Kidnapping - Wednesday, June 14, 2017

DATE:            WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      SIMPLE KIDNAPPING – DERRICK JOHNSON

 

NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Derrick Johnson, 36, of 357 Highway 400, Napoleonville, LA, on simple kidnapping charges related to an ongoing domestic matter.

On June 11, 2017, deputies received a complaint from Johnson’s female companion who indicated that she and Johnson had an altercation on June 7, 2017, and following the incident, Johnson would not allow her to leave the residence.

On June 11, 2017, the victim persuaded Johnson to bring her to work in order to provide for the family.  Once at work, the victim contacted the Sheriff’s Office, prompting the investigation. 

Warrants were obtained for Johnson’s arrest.  He was arrested in Terrebonne Parish and transported to Assumption Parish where he was charged on counts of:

            *False Imprisonment

            *Simple Kidnapping

            *Auto Theft

Johnson was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.