A Lafayette man has been arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder of a police officer.
Scottie Louvierre was arrested Friday night after he allegedly hit an off duty police officer with his car.
According to reports, two officers were leaving the Crackle Barrel restaurant off of Interstate 10.
When Louvierre pulled up and started yelling profanities. The officers tried to leave, that's when they say Louvierre drove towards the officer, striking him on the leg and hip.
Louvierre fled the scene, but officers arrested him shortly after the officer had only minor injuries. Louvierre was also charged with resisting an officer.