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St. Martinville City Councilman Arrested for Obstruction of Justice

Joseph has been arrested on an arrest warrant for the following charges: Obstruction of justice, Accessory after the fact and Abuse of power.

Posted: Sep 10, 2021 1:40 PM

ST.MARTINVILLE,La. - The St Martinville Police Department conducted an investigation regarding a city councilman, Edmond Joseph interfering with the outcome of an ongoing investigation.

During the investigation it was learned that Joseph used his position as a council member to obtain information about the investigation, then called the suspects mother and advised her the police department had warrants for the suspect. The suspect then fled the area with obvious intent to evade arrest.

Joseph has been arrested on an arrest warrant for the following charges: Obstruction of justice, Accessory after the fact and Abuse of power. He was booked into the St. Martin Parish Jail.

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