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Cut Off man facing several charges including theft, abuse and cruelty to the infirmed

Cut Off man facing several charges including theft, abuse and cruelty to the infirmed

Michael Cheramie Jr., 29, of Cut Off was arrested on Friday, January 8 by Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office deputies. 

Just after 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, deputies responded to Cheramie’s residence on West 54th Street in Cut Off in reference to a disturbance reported by a concerned citizen. Upon arrival to the residence, deputies encountered Cheramie and a woman.

Through investigation, deputies discovered Cheramie had allegedly struck the woman in the face, knocking off and damaging her glasses. Deputies also learned Cheramie had used a key to damage the woman’s car and had stolen jewelry and other items from her. During questioning, Cheramie admitted to several of the allegations, and he was also found in possession of Soma (Carisoprodol).

Due to the victim’s physical condition, Cheramie was charged with cruelty to the infirmed, as well as two counts of felony simple criminal damage to property, possession of carisoprodol, domestic abuse battery, and two counts of theft. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he was booked accordingly. He was also charged with a parole violation and is being held without bond.