The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department arrested a Youngsville man Sunday morning on a variety of charges after the man admitted to firing a shotgun in a Charenton home.

Deputies arrested 45-year-old Alvin Trosclair after he told them he had taken illegal drugs, and fired several shots from a small caliber rifle and a shotgun.

Trosclair was taken to a local hospital then booked into the St. Mary Parish Jail.

Trosclair was arrested on the following charges:

  • Aggravated criminal damage to property
  • Illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities
  • Possession of a firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of certain felonies

No bail has been set yet in the case.