The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men and one woman as part os its ongoing “Operation No Show” warrant roundup program.
Ascension Parish Chief of Criminal Operations Lt. Col. Bobby Webre said the Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts in the parish to arrest men and women who have failed to appear in court after being arrested on felony criminal charges.
Judges set bail amounts after people are arrested on criminal charges and after meeting the requirement of the bail, the defendants are released from jail and are given a notice to be in court on a specific date, Webre said.
“A large number of people ignore the court date, which subsequently leads to a bench warrant being issued by the court for failure to appear in court,” he said.
In an effort to reduce these felony bench warrant numbers, the Sheriff’s Office is continuing it warrant roundup program, Webre said.
The Sheriff’s Office is looking for:
Anyone with information can contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-4636 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.
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