Police: Montz man choked, beat woman until she blacked out


March 15, 2013 at 9:51 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

A Montz man who allegedly choked and beat his children’s mother before barricading her in her home was arrested in Mississippi after fleeing St. Charles Parish.

David Shields, 26, of 394 Evangeline Road, attacked the woman on Feb. 25, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say that Shields choked the victim and struck her several times, which caused her to black out. The couple’s young child was in the home at the time of the reported attack.

When the woman came to, she told police that Shields had barricaded her home and would not let her leave. Shields eventually fled the home, but was caught in Mississippi, according to Capt. Pat Yoes, Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

Shields has been charged with second-degree battery, false imprisonment, domestic abuse strangulation, violation of a protective order and domestic abuse – child endangerment.




View other articles written Jonathan Menard

featured merchant

Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service
Landry's Outboard Motors & Repairs Service Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.

Two Boutte restaurants robbed at gunpoint Friday
Two Boutte restaurants robbed at gunpoint Friday
- 1940 views
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the armed robbery of a second Boutte restaurant on Friday (Nov. 17).

Become A Herald-Guide Insider

Get breaking news, sports and lifestyles straight to your inbox