ARREST OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER SUSPECT
RONALD JOSEPH VALLEJO
NAPOLENVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Ronald Joseph Vallejo, 30, of 187 Violet Street, Labadieville, LA, by the U.S. Marshalls Office in Harris County, Texas on a number of felony charges including First-Degree Murder.
The arrest results from a shooting on Violet Street on April 16, 2021 that left one man dead and two others wounded.
On the aforementioned date, deputies responded to a call of a shooting incident at a Violet Street residence.
Detectives commenced an investigation and after interviewing a number of witnesses, Ronald J. Vallejo was identified as the suspect.
Warrants were issued for the arrest of Ronald J. Vallejo on April 18, 2021.
Detectives learned that Vallejo had fled the area and relocated to the Houston area.
Detectives recently received information as to Vallejo’s whereabouts and provided the information to U.S. Marshalls.
Ronald Joseph Vallejo was arrested on Saturday in Harris County, Texas.
Efforts to return Vallejo to Louisiana are underway.
Ronald Joseph Vallejo faces charges of:
*Attempted First-Degree Murder
*Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
*Illegal Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
*Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.