Local P.E. teacher who allegedly threatened family with gun no longer works for EBRSO School System


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 38-year-old Bridgette Digerolamo was the P.E. teacher at Broadmoor Elementary School when an interaction with Demetra Lewis and her daughter went viral.

In July, the interaction between Digerolamo and Lewis was caught on cell phone camera.

The interaction allegedly involved a handgun and a bat.

Digerolamo was arrested and booked on these charges at the time:

  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • Criminal Damage to Property

Digerolamo is no longer an employee with the EBRSO School System.

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