Man arrested for aggravated assault

Reported by KPLC Staff:

Vinton, LA (KPLC) - According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office a deputy was flagged down by a man who says he saw a man who slammed a woman to the ground on Perry St. on April 13th.

When deputies got to the home, several people in the yard pointed to 27-year-old John A. Poullard indicating he had a weapon. Poullard told the deputies he did have a gun in his right hand back pocket which the deputies took.

Further investigation revealed the victim was at a friend's house when Poullard stopped by and physically abused the victim when she answered the door.

Poullard was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and domestic abuse battery. He's currently booked in the Calcasieu Correctional Center.

The arresting deputy was CPSO Deputy Chadwick LeJune, Sr.