St.Mary Parish Sheriff's officials arrested a Schriever man on New Year's Eve after they say the man caused a disturbance at a home.

Police arrested 48-year-old Paul Fitch for the following:

  • Simple battery
  • Disturbing the peace by intoxication
  • Simple criminal damage to property

A deputy says he heard someone yelling inside of a home on Degravelle Road in Amelia.

Police say Fitch hit a man, damaged his television and other property.

He was taken to jail, and he later bonded out.