A Ville Platte Police Officer Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges
The Chief of the Ville Platte Police Department confirmed to our news partners at KATC that one of the officers was arrested on domestic abuse charges.
Officials with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office report that 39-year-old Christopher Remi Simien was arrested for the following charges:
Battery of a dating partner including child endangerment
Battery of a dating partner including strangulation
Battery of a dating partner, simple assault
Opelousas officers arrested Simien who once worked for their department.
The Chief of the Ville Platte Police Department says they are looking into the situation. He says they are investigating this situation with their officer. While they are looking into the details, Simien is on leave.
List of Homicides and Deaths in Acadiana for 2023
Whether you pay attention to the news each day or just sporadically check in every once in a while, I think you will agree that we are often reading about homicides and deaths around Acadiana. 2023 seems to be showing that Acadiana will have a busy year when it comes to homicides, fatal crashes, and pedestrian deaths.
List of Homicides and Deaths in Acadiana for 2022
There have been multiple homicides in Acadiana for 2022. The following is a list, by parish, of each of the homicides and deaths that have happened so far this year. It is astounding the number of deaths in our area this year. Multiple deaths due to shootings have happened this year along with several hit-and-run deaths.