Sheriff’s Dept. Uses GPS from On Star to Locate Victim of Domestic Abuse

On August 6, 2021, the Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Department received an alert from On Star that a male and female were involved in some type of altercation on LA 153 south of Roytown.  The On Star alert originated from the vehicle of the victim. 

Lieutenant Tony Toms used the provided GPS directions and located the female victim and a Campti Man, Jason Connor Howell, at the parking lot of the Roytown store.

While questioning the victims, Lt. Toms learned that Howell had physically attacked the victim and saw evidence that an attack had occurred.  

Lt. Toms arrested Howell on a charge of domestic abuse battery and transported him to the parish jail.  Howell’s bond was set at $5,000.

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