Police in Louisiana arrest man for reportedly calling in terroristic threats to hospital


53-year-old Elwin Leboeuf Jr. was arrested after police said he called in terror threats to Thibodaux Regional Health System.

Thibodaux Police Department

THIBODAUX, La. (WDSU) — Thibodaux police arrested 53-year old Elwin Leboeuf Jr. after police said he called in “terroristic threats” to Thibodaux Regional Health System on May 27.

After the calls, the hospital was put under lockdown for precautionary measures and the authorities were notified.

According to the police, personnel learned that Leboeuf was possibly in route to the facility and succinctly coordinated with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office to attempt to intercept the vehicle.

A detective for the Thibodaux police reportedly intercepted Leboeuf and took him into custody without incident.

According to police, a firearm was confiscated after executing a search warrant for Leboeuf’s truck.

Leboeuf was later transported and booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex, where he remains on a $500,000 bond.

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