Deputies: Man wanted on warrant for domestic abuse caught trespassing

Lionel Granger III (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
Lionel Granger III (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

MORGAN CITY, LA (WAFB) - A man accused of strangling a woman was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant after a homeowner reported someone trespassing Monday evening.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office reported Lionel Granger III, 48, of Morgan City, was arrested on a warrant for domestic abuse battery and aggravated assault.

SMPSO responded to the trespasser report and found Granger. Officials said the deputy learned of the warrant and arrested him.

Investigators said the domestic abuse warrant stemmed from a report in May. Granger is suspected of choking a woman and threatening her with a gun.

He was booked into the parish jail on the above charges.

No bond was set.

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