BAYOU L’OURSE (BRPROUD) — Assumption Parish Sheriff Department reports the arrest of Herbert J. Fontenot, Jr. on felony charges of a domestic incident from December 23, 2021.
Sheriff Leland Falcon says deputies were dispatched to the family’s home and got in contact with the victim of the complaint. Deputies discovered Fontenot had been served a protective order.
Fontenot returned to the residence and made forced entry into the home. Fontenot was behaving aggressively and attempted to arm himself. He began threatening the complainant as well as their children, officials say.
Deputies were granted arrest warrants for Fontenot.
The suspect fled the area and was arrested in the state of Texas in April 2022.
Fontenot was returned to Louisiana and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of home invasion, Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault Child Endangerment Law, and eight counts of violation of protective orders.
The Sheriff’s office says Herbert Joseph Fontenot, Jr. remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.