SIMPLE BURGLARY / ARSON OF A RESIDENCE
ALFRED BATISTE, JR.
LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Alfred Batiste, Jr., 25, of 209 Sparrow Street, Labadieville, LA, on charges related to the burglary and arson of a home.
On Sunday evening, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Telegraph Street in connection to a possible domestic incident and an ongoing stove fire.
Responding deputies noted that a stove fire was occurring and there was evidence of a physical disturbance in the home. Additionally, the windows of an automobile had been broken out.
Detectives initiated an investigation and identified Alfred Batiste, Jr. as a suspect.
After additional investigation, Batiste was arrested on Monday and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling
*Simple Arson of an Inhabited Dwelling
Alfred Batiste, Jr. remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.