Police and fire briefs for Dec. 26, 2012

Woman accused
of cruelty to infirm

Baton Rouge police arrested a 34-year-old woman Tuesday accused of punching a blind woman for whom she was working as a caretaker, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

The victim told police she went to her sister’s house late Monday to tell her how poorly Danea Patterson had been treating her, the affidavit says.

The victim said she had not received a proper bath in three weeks and had not been fed properly, the affidavit says.

The victim went back to her home to get her medicine and clothes so she could stay with her sister, the affidavit says.

When she returned home, Patterson stopped her in the doorway and began arguing with her, the affidavit says.

Patterson punched the woman in her face and back, the affidavit says.

Patterson, 2712 Lark St., was booked into Parish Prison on a count of cruelty to the infirmed.

Man held on counts of battery, damage

East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday arrested a 32-year-old man accused of kicking down a door at his ex-girlfriend’s home and attacking her, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

The victim told deputies she was in the kitchen of her East Post Oak Court home in Greenwell Springs when she heard somebody banging on the back door, the affidavit says.

As the victim approached the door, Desireck Terrell Turner kicked it in, the affidavit says.

Turner yelled at the victim and pushed her into the kitchen, the affidavit says.

Turner also began fighting with another man inside the home whom Turner believed was dating the victim, the affidavit says.

The victim told deputies she and Turner broke up about a month ago after dating for six months, the affidavit says.

Turner told deputies he kicked in the door and argued with the victim but never hit her, the affidavit says.

Turner, 2661 Manchester Drive, Baker, was booked into Parish Prison on one count each of simple battery, home invasion and simple criminal damage to property.

BR woman held
after attack reported

Police arrested a 25-year-old woman Monday accused of chasing a woman with a knife and throwing a brick at her during an argument on Yaun Drive, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

The victim told police that she and Kimberly Fisher were arguing at 3460 Yaun Drive around 9:42 a.m. after Fisher accused her of gossiping about her, the affidavit says.

Fisher choked the other woman until she went unconscious, the affidavit says.

When the victim regained consciousness, Fisher grabbed a knife and began chasing her, the affidavit says.

Fisher cut the victim’s wrist, then picked up a brick and threw it at the victim as she tried to run away, the affidavit says. Fisher also grabbed a nearby pipe and hit the victim with it.

Fisher then pushed the victim into a ditch, but she was able to escape, the affidavit says.

Fisher, 3460 Yaun Drive, was booked into Parish Prison on one count of attempted second-degree murder.

1 booked with DWI
in EBR Parish Prison

Authorities arrested at least one person suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked her into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Monday and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, booking records show.

Kimberly Washington, 32, 801 Swan St., Baton Rouge, was booked into Parish Prison on one count each of first-offense DWI, hit-and-run, failure to yield on a left turn and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.