Lockport Man Arrested for Chasing Woman with Broom, Striking Juveniles
Todd Chiasson Jr., 32, of Lockport, was arrested on Monday, March 7. At around 6 a.m. on Monday, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Cassidy Lane in Lockport. Upon arrival deputies found the suspect, Todd Chiasson Jr., sitting in a car. Deputies knocked on the window to make contact with Chiasson, and he became irate with deputies. He exited the vehicle and began approaching deputies, swinging his fists.
After a brief struggle with deputies, Chiasson was detained. Through investigation, deputies learned Chiasson had chased a female around the residence with a broom, swinging it at her. In doing so, the broom struck a juvenile at the residence, and another juvenile was struck by Chiasson with his fist.
Chiasson was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux and charged with Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault, Cruelty to Juveniles with Force/Violence, and Resisting an Officer. Bond was set at $15,000.
Posted on Tue, March 8, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette