Lafayette, LA – Late Thursday of last week
(September 27th) the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) in
Lafayette arrested Nineteen (19) Year Old Quincy Mouton near 686 A North
Wilson, Church Point. Mouton was Wanted by the Rayne Police Department for
2nd Degree Murder; the warrant was signed on September 27th. Rayne PD
contacted VOTF early on during the investigation and when the Warrant was
signed we joined forces with Rayne PD, Church Point PD, and Acadia Parish’s
Emergency Response Team (ERT). The arrest occurred without incident and
Mouton was booked at the Acadia Parish Jail.
Monday night at approximately 10:45 p.m. VOTF arrested Steve Faulk. Faulk
was Wanted by the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office for Aggravated Rape and
Aggravated Kidnapping. Further, Louisiana Probation and Parole had an
outstanding Parole Warrant against Faulk. VOTF located Faulk around 6515 Hwy
95, Church Point, LA Monday night. VOTF received assistance from Acadia
Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police. As officers approached
the front door, Faulk peeked out, saw law enforcement, and chose not to
open. VOTF forced entry and safely arrested Faulk. Faulk too was booked at
the Acadia Parish Jail.
The Western District of Louisiana’s Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) in
Lafayette is a team comprised of full-time law enforcement officers from the
Lafayette City Marshals, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, Lafayette Police
Department, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Louisiana Probation and
Parole. Further, VOTF Lafayette calls upon part-time TFO’s and partners
throughout its eight parish area. In 2011 VOTF Lafayette closed
approximately 500 Warrants, most of which were violent felony offenses.
Further, US Marshals Task Forces throughout the United States closed more
than 113,000 felony warrants nationwide.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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