Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Derek Chiasson (age 45) of Thibodaux on Friday, August 26. Just before 7 p.m. on Friday, deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on LA Highway 304 in Thibodaux. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with a male subject and learned he was the victim of a battery. Through investigation, they learned Derek Chiasson had arrived at the residence earlier and began a physical altercation with the man. During the altercation, Chiasson struck the victim repeatedly in the head. The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the altercation. Deputies also made contact with Chiasson who admitted to his role in the incident. Chiasson was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux and was booked with Second Degree Battery. His bond is set at $100,000.