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Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon / Probation Violation - Friday, January 25, 2019

DATE:             FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A CONVICTED FELON / PROBATION

                        VIOLATION JUSTIN J. FAIR

 

 

PLATTENVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Justin J. Fair, 36, of 171 Miles Street, Paincourtville, LA, on charges stemming from an incident at a local business establishment on January 19, 2019.

 

At that time, deputies were dispatched to a Plattenville convenience store and met with two complainants who advised that Justin Fair had pulled a gun on them, made credible threats but did not follow through.  Deputies interviewed the parties and based on those interviews, applied for and received arrest warrants on Fair.  Deputies had prior knowledge that Fair was a convicted felon and was on probation / parole.

 

Justin J. Fair was arrested in the Paincourtville area on Thursday and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention center on charges of:

           

            *Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

 

            *Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

 

            *Probation / Parole Violation

 

Justin J. Fair remains incarcerated awaiting a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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