Welsh Woman Arrested for Battery to a Correctional Officer

While being booked into the jail complex Matte attacked a Jeff Davis Parish Correctional Officer by punching him several times in the face with a closed fist.

Posted: Nov 15, 2021 2:16 PM

Deputies responded to the 8000 block of Blanchard Road Roanoke on November 14, 2021, in reference to a disturbance in progress. When deputies arrived, they observed numerous people in the yard and a female being held down on the ground by a male subject.

The female was identified as Alicia Marie Matte,22 of Welsh. Witnesses reported Alicia ran over a guests foot trying to drive away under the influence. Bystanders were able to remove Matte from the vehicle and she began punching, kicking and biting the victim.

Deputies placed Matte under arrest and while attempting to restrain Matte, she punched the Sheriff unit front driver's side window. After a brief struggle, Matte was handcuffed and transported to Jeff Davis Parish Jail.

While being booked into the jail complex Matte attacked a Jeff Davis Parish Correctional Officer by punching him several times in the face with a closed fist. Alicia Marie Matte was charged with one count of Domestic Abuse Battery 14:35.3, one count of Simple Battery 14:35, one count of Resisting an Officer 14:108, and one count of Battery of a Correctional Officer, 14:34.5.

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