DECEMBER 13, 2017
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: DEPUTY ARRESTED FOR D.W.I. /
GRAND BAYOU – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports
the arrest of Joseph Edward Repp, 22, of 119 Oak Lane, Pierre Part, LA,
following a one vehicle auto crash near Grand Bayou, LA this morning.
Repp was a uniformed patrol deputy for the past four
months with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff Office received a report of an auto crash
at approximately 5 a.m. A follow up
investigation indicated that Repp, who was off duty and in his Sheriff’s Office
assigned patrol unit, ran into a ditch.
Repp is accused of leaving the scene. Sheriff Falcon indicates that Repp was apprehended
and arrested a short time later. Repp
was transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was
administered a breathalyzer test and registered .09.
Repp was booked on charges of:
I. (First Offense)
Repp was incarcerated pending a bond hearing. Repp’s employment was immediately terminated.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at