JEFFERSON DAVIS - Deputies working security at the Jeff Davis Fairgrounds investigated an attack on several juveniles ,Thursday night October 7, 2021. The attack was initiated by a 16 year old female juvenile and an eighteen year old male. Four victim’s , ages 13 -15 were identified with minor inuries.
Treshawn Deandre Lavan, 18, of S. Lake Arthur Avenue was arrested and charged with simple battery. The 16 year old juvenile was also charged with simple battery and released to her guardians on citation.
Deputies working the entrances are equipped with metal detectors to identify weapons and will be searching bags. No backpacks or large bags are allowed inside the fair grounds for security purposes. This is a reminder to parents to speak with your children about their conduct.