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Domestic Abuse - Tuesday, January 8, 2019

DATE:             TUESDAY, JANUARY 08, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      DOMESTIC ABUSE JOHN EDWARD WESTERFIELD

 

PIERRE PART Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of John Edward Westerfield, 27, of 30449 Castro Lane, Donaldsonville, LA, on Monday, in connection with a domestic matter that occurred in Pierre Part on January 2, 2019.

Deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex on that day and upon arrival, made contact with the complainant.

Deputies determined that the victim and Westerfield were in a relationship.  An argument occurred and at some point, the incident turned physical.

Deputies noted obvious injury to the complainant and as a result, filed criminal charges against Westerfield.

John Edward Westerfield was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

            *Domestic Abuse Battery with Child Endangerment

Three minor children were present at the time of the incident.

Westerfield 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.