Longville man arrested for firing weapon toward wife

James Netherland (Source: BPSO)
James Netherland (Source: BPSO)

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - A Longville man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly firing several shots from a pistol in the direction of his wife.

49-year old James Netherland has been charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and domestic abuse battery.

Netherland reportedly fired the shots in the direction of his wife, then took refuge inside a shed on the property where the incident happened.

Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Deputies and members of the Sheriff's swat team were able to take Netherland into custody.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Netherland was processed into the Beauregard Parish jail. His bond was set at $40,000.

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