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Domestic Matter - Tuesday, May 21, 2019

DATE:             TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS



NAPOLEONVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Michael Peter Butler, 39, of 312 Jefferson Street, Napoleonville, LA, on charges related to an incident early Monday morning.


Deputies were dispatched to an area near Napoleonville related to a disturbance.


Investigating officers interviewed the occupants of a home who indicated that Michael Peter Butler had forced his way into the dwelling, resulting in a verbal confrontation.  As Butler entered the home, a physical altercation occurred at which Butler went after a female, then pulled a large kitchen knife and attempted to stab a male subject.


Investigating officers noted defensive wounds on the alleged victim.  The suspect had left the location but deputies caught up with him at his residence on Lincoln Street.


After questioning all relevant parties, deputies arrested Michael Peter Butler on charges of:


            *Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling

            *Battery of a Dating Partner


He was incarcerated in lieu of $15,000 bond.


The male victim sought medical treatment on his own.





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