JENNINGS, La. (KLFY) — A man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly threatened his sister with a hatchet when she refused to drive him to a store, according to the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Jeremy Gatte, 38, of Jennings, was charged with domestic abuse battery and taking contraband into a penal facility.
On Saturday, Dec. 4, at around 4:30 a.m., deputies were dispatched in response to a domestic disturbance call.
The victim reported that her brother, Gatte, threatened her with a hatchet when she refused to drive him to a store.
There was damage to a wall from the hatchet, according to deputies. The hatchet was found in a clothing basket.
The contraband charge came from deputies finding a box cutter in Gatte’s waistband.