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VPSO arrests man on multiple charges

Asher Ray Redmond Asher Ray Redmond

The following is a Press Release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:

Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announces the arrest of Asher Ray Redmond, 24, of Leesville.

Sheriff Craft reports that the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office received a report of a disturbance on September 29th, 2011 at 3:51 p.m.

The caller advised that Asher Redmond was at a residence located on Tilley Road.  Deputies responded to the address and were advised that Asher Redmond had arrived at the residence and left his vehicle in the roadway in front of the residence.  Witnesses reported that Redmond then produced a small handgun and threatened a female at the residence.

The female victim at the residence reported that Redmond fired one shot in the direction of her head and then began physically assaulting her before again threatening her with the weapon. Deputies and Detectives did witness injuries to the female victim.

Detectives and Deputies located what is believed to be one bullet hole in the side of the residence at the location. There were two occupants in the room of the residence at the time the shot was fired.

Witnesses reported to deputies that they were outside of the residence at the time of the incident and did witness Redmond fire the weapon and commit a battery on the female victim.

While Deputies were on the scene, Redmond arrived back to the residence and was taken into custody. Deputies were able to locate the suspect weapon and secure it into evidence.

Redmond was booked into the Vernon Parish Jail on two counts of Illegal Discharge of a Weapon, one count of Aggravated Battery, three counts of Aggravated Assault with a firearm, one count of Criminal Trespassing, and one count of Criminal Damage to Property. Total bond on the charges was set at $ 31,350.00.

Through further investigation it was learned that Redmond was wanted on warrant from Allen Parish on a failure to appear for arraignment on a possession of marijuana charge stemming from 2010.  A detainer for Allen Parish was placed on Redmond. Redmond remains in the Vernon Parish Jail at the time of this release.

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