TROY TAYLOR JR.:
At around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, deputies responded to the area of St. Patrick Street in Raceland in reference to a trespassing complaint. Upon arrival, deputies spotted a male subject, later identified as Troy Taylor Jr. (B/M, D.O.B. 09/29/92) of 231 St. Louis Street in Raceland, riding an off-road motorcycle (“dirt bike”) on private property. Deputies questioned Taylor and learned he did not have permission to be on the property. Deputies also learned Taylor had outstanding warrants from Lafourche and Point Coupee Parishes. The Lafourche warrant was for Felony Possession of Stolen Things, and the Point Coupee warrant was or Theft. Taylor was placed under arrest and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he was booked with Criminal Trespassing and per the warrants. His bond was set at $1,600 by Judge Ashly Bruce Simpson. Taylor posted bond for the charges in Lafourche, but he continues being held for authorities in Point Coupee Parish.
At around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, deputies responded to an animal cruelty complaint in the 2100 block of Choctaw Road in Choctaw. Deputies learned Kenneth Boudreaux (W/M, D.O.B. 02/08/63) of 2163 Choctaw Road had allegedly shot a dog and disposed of the animal’s remains in a nearby bayou. Deputies made contact with Boudreaux at his residence and questioned him about the incident. Boudreaux told deputies the dog had been on his property and had been allegedly roaming the area for several weeks. Boudreaux admitted to deputies that as the dog was walking away from his property, he armed himself with a .22-caliber rifle and shot the dog. He further admitted to disposing of the dog’s remains in the bayou. Boudreaux was placed under arrest for Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, and he was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux and booked accordingly. Boudreaux was subsequently released after posting $1,000 bond as set by Judge Ashly Bruce Simpson.