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Domestic Abuse Battery / 2nd Degree Battery - Friday, August 18, 2017

DATE:            FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY / SECOND DEGREE BATTERY

JOSEPH GILCHRIST, JR.

 

BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Joseph Gilchrist, Jr., 25, 111 Elaine Street, Bayou L’Ourse, LA, on charges related to a domestic incident. 

Deputies responded to a Morgan City medical facility on August 17, 2017 in reference to a female who had been severely beaten in the early morning hours of August 16, 2017. Detectives conducted a follow-up investigation and determined that there was probable cause to obtain warrants for Gilchrist’s arrest.

A uniformed patrol officer conducting a warrants check in Bayou L’Ourse located Gilchrist.  The subject was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center and booked on counts of:

            *Second Degree Battery (Felony)

            *Domestic Abuse Battery Involving Strangulation (Felony)

            *Aggravated Assault (Misdemeanor)

Gilchrist 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.


 

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