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Bayou L’Ourse Man Charged with Domestic Abuse Battery by Strangulation

Devin Thornton, White Male, 29 yoa. of Jamie Court, Bayou L’Ourse, was arrested on Monday May 4, 2020 at 8:35 am for:


On Monday May 4, 2020 at approximately 8:35 a.m., Devin Thornton walked into the Berwick Police Department and turned himself in on a warrant that Berwick Police held for his arrest. Thornton was booked into the Berwick jail on the warrant and was later released on a $1,500.00 bond.

The warrant stems from an investigation that began on Saturday, May 2, 2020 in which a complainant alleged that she and Thornton had a verbal altercation that turned in to Thornton allegedly committing a battery and also grabbing her around the neck and briefly choking her. It was learned that the alleged incident occurred on Thursday, April 30.

An investigation was conducted in which the victim and Thornton were interviewed which resulted in a warrant being prepared for Thornton’s arrest. The investigation is still ongoing.

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