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IN MEMORY OF

OUR FALLEN HEROES

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Deputy Troy Anthony Ratcliff

Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Department Louisiana
End of Watch: Saturday, June 5, 1999

Biographical Info
Age: 21
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: AU-20

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Saturday, June 5, 1999
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info:  Killed in accident

Deputy Ratcliff was killed when his cruiser was struck head-on by a vehicle which crossed into his lane. The impact caused both vehicles to burst into flames and both vehicles were burnt beyond recognition. The other driver was killed in the crash as well.

Deputy Ratcliff had served with his agency for 3 years. He is survived by his wife and 2-year-old son.

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Sergeant Jeremy Paul Newchurch

Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Department Louisiana
End of Watch: Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Biographical Info
Age: 31
Tour of Duty: 8 years
Badge Number: AU-15

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Wednesday, March 1, 2006
Weapon Used: Officer’s handgun
Suspect Info: Convicted of manslaughter. Sergeant Jeremy Newchurch was shot and killed with another officer’s service weapon while struggling with a narcotics suspect on Georgette Street.

Sergeant Newchurch was working with the agency’s narcotics task force, conducting an operation in a high drug traffic area. The task force observed a vehicle parked in the roadway and approached it to question the driver. As they did, the driver sped off and crashed into a nearby ditch. When Sergeant Newchurch attempted to arrest the suspect, a struggle ensued.

During the struggle, the suspect attempted to take another deputy’s weapon. The weapon discharged and the round struck Sergeant Newchurch in the chest, just above his vest. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect was taken into custody and charged with first degree murder of a police officer and several other charges. He later plead guilty to manslaughter and possession of narcotics with intent to distribute.

Sergeant Newchurch had served with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Department for eight years.

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MOST WANTED

Anyone with information on the suspects listed below is urged to call the Assumption
Parish Sheriff’s Office – Ph: 985.369.7281

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T. Williams

40:1041 – TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING PROCEEDS FROM CDS ACTIVITY (FELONY) 40:1023 – POSSESSION OR DISTRIBUTION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA (MISD) 40:966 A (1) – POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA FAILURE TO APPEAR WARRANT
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A. Singleton

Attempted 2nd Degree Murder (2 Counts)

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Sheriff Leland J. Falcon

112 Franklin Street
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Ph: 985.369.7281
Fax: 985.369.1395

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Administrative Office

112 Franklin Street
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Ph: 985.369.7281
Fax: 985.369.1395

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Criminal Investigation Division

2635 Hwy 1
Labadieville, LA 70372
Ph: 985.526.1627
Fax: 985.526.1631

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Narcotics Division

2635 Hwy 1
Labadieville, LA 70372
Ph: 985.526.1629
Fax: 985.526.1631

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Juvenile Division

Napoleonville Primary School 185 Hwy 1008
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Ph: 985.369.8742

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Communications Center

112 Franklin Street
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Ph: 985.369.2912
Fax: 985.369.7540

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Pierre Part Substation

4024 Hwy 70 South
Pierre Part, LA 70339
Ph: 985.252.8100
Fax: 985.252.3544

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Bayou L’Ourse Substation

1214 Hwy 662
Bayou L’Ourse, LA 70380
Ph: 985.631.6611
Fax: 985.631.0051

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Detention Center

233 Hwy 1008
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Ph: 985.369.7283
Fax: 985.369.9782

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