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Breaux Bridge Man Arrested On Attempted Second Degree Murder and Domestic Abuse Battery Charges - 12/23/2018 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

December 23, 2018

10:45 a.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Breaux Bridge Man Arrested On Attempted Second Degree Murder and Domestic Abuse Battery Charges

(St. Martinville, LA.) Shortly before 11:00 p.m. last night, Patrol Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 1000 block of Grand Anse Hwy., Breaux Bridge. Upon arrival Deputies discovered that a male victim, 59, Breaux Bridge, had suffered stab wounds following a physical altercation with a family member, who was later identified as Patrick Mowery, 24, Breaux Bridge.

The victim was subsequently transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

Following the altercation, Patrick Mowery fled the scene prior to Deputies arrival. He was apprehended a short time later in a wooded area behind the residence. He was taken into custody and following the investigation into the incident, he was charged as follows:

LA. R.S. 14:27:30.1 Attempted Second Degree Murder-1 count

LA. R.S. 14:35.3 Domestic Abuse Battery 27:30.1-1 count

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges and at the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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