DOMESTIC INCIDENT – TERRY JOSEPH LEONARD, JR.
PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Terry Joseph Leonard, Jr., 33, of 222 Highway 403, Paincourtville, LA on felony charges arising from a domestic incident on Sunday.
Deputies were dispatched to a location near Paincourtville and made contact with the victim. She advised that the suspect, Terry Joseph Leonard, Jr., had been abusive to her.
Deputies noted activity consistent with domestic abuse.
After interviewing the suspect, he was placed under arrest.
Acadian Ambulance was dispatched to the location to treat the victim.
The suspect was combative and once at the detention center, Terry Joseph Leonard, Jr. allegedly committed a battery upon a correctional officer.
Terry Joseph Leonard, Jr. was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Domestic Abuse Battery of a Pregnant Victim with Child Endangerment
*Resisting an Officer
*Battery of a Correctional Facility Employee
Terry Joseph Leonard, Jr. remains incarcerated with a bond set at $45,000.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.