St. Mary Parish Sheriff's deputies say 32-year-old Benjamin Landry turned himself into police at the facility in Centerville after he learned their was warrant out for his arrest.

Police say on Saturday the Pierre Part man is accused of forcing his way into a Bayou Vista home and taking his son from that home.

Police say Landry is also accused of hitting the woman, stealing her purse and damaging a door of the home.  The child was later found in unharmed in Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office.

Landry is facing the following charges:

  • Simple battery
  • Home invasion
  • Simple kidnapping
  • Simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling
  • Simple criminal damage to property
  • Violation of a protective order