Police Find Man Asleep on Sofa at Governor’s Mansion
The Louisiana State Police say they arrested a man earlier this week after he breached security at the Governor's Mansion, broke a table,then either fell asleep or passed out on a couch.
The intruder, Reynard Green, was arrested and booked on charges of simple burglary, criminal trespass and criminal damage to property. He was also charged with possession of a Schedule I narcotic and two counts of battery of a police officer.
Spokespeople for the LSP would not say whether Governor John Bel Edwards or family members were in the mansion at the time.
Here's more from theadvocate.com:
"East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says booking records show Green was found sleeping on a couch and had broken an antique table.'
"State Police spokesman J.B. Slaton said Monday that Green also assaulted two law enforcement officers after being taken to a police headquarters.'
"'He actually tried to disarm one of the officers,' Gautreaux said, adding officials also found suspected narcotics on Green after patting him down.'
"Online booking records show that bail for Green, who remained incarcerated Monday, was set at a total of $32,000."
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