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Other Suspect Captured In Cruelty To Juvenile Investigation In Assumption Parish

PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Preston Morris Lewis, Jr., 26, of 144 Jacob Street, Bertrandville, LA, on charges related to the physical abuse of a 5-year-old child in the community of Pierre Part.
On February 14, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that a 5-year-old child had been the victim of physical abuse. Tima L. Landry and Preston Morris Lewis, Jr., were suspected in the crime.
Tima Landry was located and subsequently arrested on charges of Cruelty to a Juvenile with Force or Violence. During interrogation, Tima Landry identified Preston Morris Lewis, Jr. as an accomplice to the crime.
Warrants were filed for Lewis’ arrest. On Wednesday afternoon, Preston Morris Lewis, Jr., was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Cruelty to a Juvenile with Force or Violence
Lewis was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
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PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Tima L. Landry, 32, of 934 Bayou Drive, Pierre Part, LA, on felony charges related to a child abuse complaint.
On February 14, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that a 5-year-old child had been the victim of physical abuse, and the mother, Tima L. Landry and a second individual, her domestic partner identified as Preston Lewis, were suspected in the crime.
Tima Landry was located and agreed to be interviewed. During the course of that interview, Landry implicated herself as well as Lewis in the crime.
Detectives arrested Tima L. Landry and booked her into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:
*Cruelty to Juveniles with Force or Violence
*Child Desertion
Tima Landry was incarcerated with bond set at $70,000.
Warrants were issued for Preston Lewis for counts of:
*Cruelty to Juveniles with Force or Violence
*Child Desertion
Preston Lewis is 26 years of age and resides in the Bertrandville area.
 

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