Leo Haymond III, 36, and Chelsie Breaux, 25, were taken into custody after the stand off at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Both Haymond and Breaux walked out of the residence, and were arrested without incident.
According to deputies, Haymond was wanted by the US Marshal's Office for federal probation violations, and held several active warrants.
On November 23, 2016, deputies attempted to stop a vehicle that was driven at a high rate of speed by Haymond on St. Patrick Street in Donaldsonville. After a short pursuit, the vehicle crashed, and Haymond ran from deputies.
The deputies began to check the vehicle, and located several stolen items, a loaded handgun, a quantity of marijuana, a quantity of cocaine, and two digital scales, according to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies along with the U.S. Marshal’s went to the residence in attempt to arrest Haymond on the outstanding warrants, and observed two pitbull dogs, owned by Haymond, that appeared malnourished and without food in the front yard.
Deputies attempted to make contact with Haymond, but he ran into the woods.
Haymond was arrested on January 3, and charged with:
Resisting an officer
Aggravated flight from officer
Possession of firearm by convicted felon
Three counts possession of marijuana
Illegal possession of stolen things over $1,500
Possession with intent to distribute cocaine
Possession of methamphetamine,
Illegal carrying of weapons
Careless operation, reckless operation of a vehicle,
Hit and run driving/stop signs and yield signs,
Required method of turning at intersections
Two counts cruelty to animals
Possession of methamphetamine
possession of marijuana
illegal carrying of weapons
While at the residence, deputies located two other suspects. Henry Christian, 48, of Gonzales,and 32 year-old Jessica Rogers of New Orleans were arrested for having a quantity of marijuana, heroin, and other drug paraphernalia was located inside the residence.
possession with intent to distribute marijuana,
possession with intent to distribute heroin,
possession with intent to distribute schedule III CDS
illegal carry of weapons
All were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set.
(WAFB - Jan 4, 2017)