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Breaux Bridge man accused of stabbing wife arrested in Calcasieu Parish

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Posted at 4:45 PM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 21:16:58-04

A Breaux Bridge man accused of stabbing his wife has been arrested.

Louisiana State Police says that on November 1, they apprehended a man wanted for the stabbing which happened at a residence in the 900 block of Cecile Blvd.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and a suspect was quickly identified, Breaux Bridge Police say.

Troopers were informed the suspect, identified as 60-year-old Robert Lee Williams of Breaux Bridge, was possibly traveling through the Lake Charles area.

At around 9:30 a.m., a Troop D Trooper located Williams driving on I-10 in Calcasieu Parish. Troopers, along with officers with the Iowa Police Department, conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Williams was driving and took him into custody.

Williams was booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center before being transported to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center and booked with Attempted Second Degree Murder.

The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations is assisting the Breaux Bridge Police Department with the investigation, they say.
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