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Four inmates arrested for alleged riot at Eunice jail

Eunice Police
Posted at 10:26 AM, Jul 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 11:26:30-04

Four Eunice jail inmates have been rearrested, accused of inciting a riot at the city jail.

According to arrests reports on Thursday, four individuals were arrested by Eunice Police Department for allegedly inciting a riot at the city jail.

Chief Randy Fontenot said the incident was a "little rebellious uprising in the jail." Fontenot says the inmates started throwing trash about in the jail and flooded the cell block.

He says officers were able to gain control of the situation and four inmate were booked and transferred to the parish jail.

Fontenot says that all has been quiet since the arrests.

The following people have been booked in the incident:

Mikeo Sha Hollier, age 30
Garrett James Miller, age 31
Robert John Veillon II, age 33
David Joseph Leblanc, age 31

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