Police respond to multiple fights at Mardi Gras party - KLFY News 10

Police respond to multiple fights at Mardi Gras party


Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said that on Feb. 14, eight Terrebonne Parish deputies worked the Krewe of Hercules Carnival Club Mardi Gras Party at the Ramada Inn, 1400 West Tunnel Boulevard Houma, La. 

During this party there were multiple fights that occurred with as many as twenty people at a time.  Deputies were attempting to break up these fights when a deputy was attacked and knocked unconscious. Acadian Ambulance transported the deputy from the Ramada Inn to the Terrebonne General Medical Center was he was treated for a concussion. 

This deputy was treated for a concussion and a bruised jaw among other minor injuries.  The deputy was released from the hospital later Saturday morning; however, the doctor recommended that he receive further treatment before returning to work for duty.  

Deputies arrested Dylan Joseph Yates, w/m, 20, for disturbing the peace by intoxication, battery on a police officer and resisting by violence. Yates who is a member of the Krewe of Hercules Carnival Club remains in jail without bond at this time. 

The Krewe of Hercules organization is cooperating with this investigation and trying to identify more suspects involved in the fights and more arrest are subject to follow.

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