~ ARREST BRIEFING ~ JONATHAN DESHOTEL
On March 24, 2023, Deputies with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the North Landing of Miller's Lake in reference to a possible stabbing. During the investigation it was discovered that the suspect Jonathan Deshotel W/M DOB 08/21/2003 of Ville Platte got into a verbal altercation with the victim. During that time the altercation turned physical and the suspect presented a knife cutting the victim in the right arm. The suspect then obtained a pair of jumper cable and strangled the victim. He was later apprehended and arrested for aggravated battery. He is currently being held in the Evangeline Parish Jail with a $50,000.00 Bond.
As always, Sheriff Charles R. Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking information on criminal activity and urges the public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person/s reporting information will remain anonymous. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.