Welsh man arrested on stalking, violation of protective order charges

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WELSH, La. (KLFY)- Jeff Davis Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Welsh man for telephone harassment, violation of a protective order and stalking Friday night.

Authorities said the alleged victim went to the station to file a complaint that she was being harassed by an acquaintance.

“Deputies were provided with text messages and Google map directions from the suspect along with threatening texts and a video of the suspect burning some clothing,” the department said.

Deputies later arrested the suspect at him home in Welsh. 

Derrick James Lawrence, 31, was arrested and booked into the parish jail with no bond.

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