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Deputies were dispatched to the 26000 block of Elton Drive, in Jefferson Davis Parish, in reference to a disturbance on Monday, March 3, 2021, at 8 pm.

Posted: Mar 4, 2021 9:20 AM

Deputies were dispatched to the 26000 block of Elton Drive, in Jefferson Davis Parish, in reference to a disturbance on Monday, March 3, 2021, at 8 pm.

Dispatch received the complaint that a female had entered the residence and battered the complainant and others in the home. The female was reported to have threatened to shoot all the occupants of the home.

Upon arrival, Deputies had to force their way into the home to secure it and check on the complainant and other victim's. The victim had visible bleeding lacerations on both forearms.

Deputies located the suspect in the home and placed her under arrest. April Dawn Savant, 44 of  Elton was charged with simple battery on the infirm and aggravated assault with a firearm.

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