PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a Prairieville man who is wanted for domestic abuse battery after allegedly hitting a woman.
William Simoneaux, 37, is wanted by deputies for domestic abuse battery by strangulation, false imprisonment, aggravated assault with a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to APSO, deputies were sent to a home on Rue Royale Ave. in Prairieville on Monday, December 14 in regards to a disturbance. When deputies arrived, they found a woman who told them that a physical altercation had occurred between her and 3Simoneaux.
The victim stated that Simoneaux hit her numerous times as well as make death threats before leaving the scene. Deputies did not find him that day, but were later told by Simoneaux that he would turn himself in. He failed to do so.
Deputies learned during the investigation that Simoneaux is a convicted felon and had been arrested before on domestic violence charges. According to APSO, he has been arrested eight times in connection to simple battery, second-degree battery, armed robbery, and drug charges.
Major Ward Webb with APSO said that deputies attempted to find Simoneaux over the past week, but have yet to arrest him.
Anyone with information on Simoneaux's whereabouts is asked to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at (225) 621-4636, text APSO's anonymous tip line at 847411, or call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.