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Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Man held in connection with domestic violence incident

Police who were responding to a report of domestic violence ended up arresting a Barataria man with a loaded gun.

Loop News was told that around 2.15 am on Saturday, officers of the Morvant police station received a report that a man had allegedly physically confronted a woman he knew at their home along Eighth Avenue, Barataria.

When officers arrived at the scene, they had cause to stop and search the suspect.

In his presence, they allegedly found and seized a chrome .38mm revolver loaded with five rounds of ammunition.

The officers, shocked by the discovery, arrested the suspect immediately and took him to the Morvant police station where he was further questioned and charged.

More on this as it becomes available.

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