Wanted: Mermentau Man Holds His Ex-Wife Hostage
Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's assistance in locating a Mermentau man who violently held his ex-wife hostage in her own home Monday.
Sheriff K.P. Gibson said an arrest warrant has been issued for 32-year-old Jordy Thibodeaux who entered his estranged ex-wife's home and held her against her will.
Gibson said Thibodeaux discharged a firearm, but no one was hit.
The suspect is wanted for the following charges:
- False Imprisonment
- Domestic Abuse Battery
- Aggravated Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Thibodeaux is described as a white male, 6-feet tall, weighing 142 pounds. He currently has a beard and has brown hair with brown eyes.
If you have any knowledge of Thibodeaux's whereabouts, you are asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-TIPS (8477).