PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon
reports the arrest of Thomas Joseph Fontenot, 17, of 3203 Highway 70 South,
Pierre Part, LA, in connection with a Simple Robbery on January 02, 2017 which
occurred in Pierre Part.
Investigators conducted an extensive investigation and
learned that the victim was attacked and robbed by an unknown individual as she
left work. The investigators received
video tape from local businesses and interviewed several witnesses. At the time, the individual was identified as
a subject wearing a black hoodie.
As a result of the investigation, Thomas Joseph
Fontenot was identified as a suspect and taken into custody on January 19, 2017
and booked into the parish detention center on charges of Simple Robbery. He is awaiting a bond hearing.
For additional information
concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.