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Correctional Officer Booked On Malfeasance/Introduction Of Contraband - 3/16/2018 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

March 16, 2018

9:00 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Correctional Officer Booked On Malfeasance/Introduction Of Contraband

(St. Martinville,La.) Following an investigation into suspected contraband being brought in to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center, Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Correctional Officer, Keland Andre Simmons, 23, Lafayette, LA., this evening and charged him as follows:

LA. R.S. 14:134-Malfeasance In Office-1 Count

LA. R.S. 14:402.A(8)-Introduction of Contraband Into Or Upon The Grounds Of A State Correctional Facility

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges and the investigation remains ongoing. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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