NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – A Louisiana man wanted in Ascension Parish was recently arrested in another parish after an accident.
John V. Picciola, 55, of Cut Off, was located at a hospital in Assumption Parish on Monday night.
“Deputies responded to a local hospital along with Ascension Parish deputies who were investigating an injury accident that occurred in Ascension Parish,” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The ensuing investigation led deputies to conclude that “Picciola was the driver involved in the accident in question.”
APSO said that after receiving treatment, the Cut Off man was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.
Piccola was booked “as a fugitive from Ascension Parish,” according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office now has the 55-year-old in custody.
A spokesperson for the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office says that “Picciola is accused of fleeing the jurisdiction of Ascension Parish and hours later, seeking medical treatment in Assumption Parish.”