Scott shooting death under investigation
One person died early Monday after a shooting on D Arceneaux Road in Scott, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to an aggravated battery call at 3:26 a.m. and found the body of a shooting victim, Sheriff’s Office spokesman John Mowell said.
The victim’s name has not been released while authorities work to notify next of kin, Mowell said. Investigators had cleared the crime scene by noon.
Man booked in Acadia Parish slaying
MORSE — A Beauregard Parish man is accused of killing a person late Sunday near Morse after striking the person in the head with an object on Redbird Road, according to the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Ryan Tucker, 32, of Merryville, was booked into the Beauregard Parish jail on a count of second-degree murder and will be extradited to Acadia Parish this week, Sheriff K.P. Gibson said in a press release.
The identity of the victim has not been released, but Gibson said the person is also from Beauregard Parish and knew Tucker.
A witness told authorities Tucker struck the victim in the head with an object, put the victim in a vehicle and fled, Gibson said. The incident happened shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday.
The sheriff’s offices of Beauregard and Allen parishes later located the vehicle and found the victim dead inside, and authorities then located and arrested Tucker.
Police say man pointed shotgun at officer
WELSH — Police on Sunday night disarmed and arrested a Welsh man who pointed a shotgun at an officer responding to a domestic disturbance call, Welsh Police said.
Taylor Myers, 26, was involved in a drunken, physical argument with a family member when police responded to a home in the 100 block of South Simmons Street, according to police.
Once officers entered the house, police said Myers pointed a gun at an officer, KATC-TV reported. But officers disarmed him and arrested him on counts of simple battery and aggravated assault on a police officer with a firearm, police said.
Arrests posted July 10, 2016, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s website.
Keldrick James Andrus: 33, of the 100 block of Brina Lane, Carencro. He was booked on two counts of warrant/bench warrant.
Arthur Lee Batiste: 37, of the 500 block of Oak Street, Ardmore, Oklahoma. He was booked on misdemeanor theft and fugitive.
Cheryl Etienne: 25, of the 3600 block of Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to obey traffic control.
Ryan Keith Johnson: 30, of the 200 block of Mardi Gras Road, Carencro. He was booked on possession of marijuana.
Terrence Leon Leblanc: 32, of the 700 block of Malapart Road, Lafayette. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.
Darrell Lewis: 57, of the 200 block of St. DePorres Street, Broussard. He was booked on Schedule II narcotics; Schedule IV narcotics; and four counts of simple burglary.
Thorne Harley Martin: 28, of the 100 block of Green Street, Crowley. He was booked on two counts of hold for St. Martin Parish.
Amanda Petersen: 31, homeless. She was booked on possession of marijuana.
Jacob Pool: 21, of the 100 block of Thrasher Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor Schedule I narcotics; possession of marijuana; and violating a traffic signal.
Austin Blake Smith: 23, of the 3200 block of Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding 16 to 20 mph over the speed limit.
Quincy Ramone Solomon: 34, of the 100 block of East Clinton Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor Schedule I narcotics; resisting an officer; and violation of uniform controlled dangerous substances law in a drug-free zone.
Garland Joseph Theriot: 36, of the 200 block of Woodrow Street, Lafayette. He was booked on careless driving; misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and municipal purposes.
Amelia Camille Victor: 47, of the 100 block of Rosewood Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on hold for U.S. Marshal.