Nov 2, 2012 2:35 PM
In Eunice, a man is arrested after his girlfriend accused him of striking her and her children. Officers say they responded to the 1500 block of Dudley Street after receiving a domestic disturbance call. The 25-year old female victim said her boyfriend, David Rideau became physical following an argument. The woman says Rideau struck her 5 year daughter in the head with his fist, bruising her on the head. He then allegedly pushed on her 4 year old son who was bleeding from the nose when officers arrived. Rideau then allegedly struck the woman several times with his fists.
Officers were unable to locate Rideau, but he later turned himself in to the police deparment. He was booked for domestic abuse battery and 2 counts of cruelty to a juvenile. He appeared before 27th Judicial District Judge James Doherty yesterday and bond was set at $7,500.00. He remains in the Eunice City Jail at this time.