JULY 20, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of James Bell, 59, of 8513 Spruce Street, New
Orleans, LA, in connection with an incident that occurred on May 14, 2017.
On that date, deputies responded to a complaint off of
LA 401 near Napoleonville. Deputies
determined that a disturbance had occurred and at some point, someone was
struck by a vehicle.
Through the course of the investigation, deputies
interviewed witnesses and identified Bell as the driver of the vehicle and
concluded that his actions were intentional.
Deputies secured arrest warrants at the time of the
incident, but Bell had left the area.
Bell was located at a residence off of LA 401 on Tuesday and was taken
Bell was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention
Center on one count of Aggravated Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.
Bell was jailed pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at