ELTON, La. (KLFY) — An Elton man was arrested over the weekend over an altercation with a handgun that happened on Ruffin Road.
Robin Deshotel, 48, of Elton was arrested on Sunday, May 15 for aggravated assault, three counts of false imprisonment, cruelty to juveniles, obstructing a public passage, and obstruction of justice.
According to witnesses’ statements, at around 6:45 p.m., Deshotel cut off individuals driving down the road and allegedly held a gun to one individual’s head, threatening to kill him if he didn’t slow down. Family members confirmed to News 10 that the two juveniles involved were ages 14 and 16, but declined to release further information at this time. A third victim, the driver, was identified as being in his early 20s.
Deshotel was arrested by Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Jefferson Davis Parish Jail.