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Deridder Man Charged With Simple Battery of the Infirmed

PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Charles Joseph Berger, 30, of 103 South Frusha Drive, Deridder, LA, following a pair of incidents on Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies were dispatched to an LA 70 address in connection with a disturbance.  Upon arrival, deputies were advised by the complainant that he and Charles Berger had an argument which resulted in Berger physically assaulting the complainant.  The victim was treated by Acadian Ambulance personnel at the scene.  Deputies made contact with Berger and he was issued a summons for Simple Battery and told not to return to the incident location.

A short time later, deputies were summoned back to the residence of the original complainant and his parents.  Investigators determined that Charles Berger had went into the home looking for the original complainant, and in the process made contact with an elderly male as to “move him out of the way”, in order to get to the original victim.

Charles Joseph Berger was arrested and booked into the Detention Center on charges of:

​*Simple Battery of the Infirmed

​*Home Invasion

​*Simple Battery

Charles Joseph Berger was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.

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