Published: 10-19-2023 | Category: Troop E
REGION 3 NEWS RELEASE
October 19, 2023
Avoyelles Parish Deputy Arrested for Malfeasance
Avoyelles Parish– In April 2023, Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) received evidence of malfeasance committed by a deputy with the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office. According to the provided information, 54-year-old Connie Thomas of Marksville, distributed law enforcement sensitive information to a subject of an active criminal investigation.
As a result of information obtained during the investigation, LSP AFO secured an arrest warrant for Thomas. Earlier today, Thomas was booked into the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Jail for malfeasance in office.
The Louisiana State Police will serve as the lead investigative agency. The investigation remains active and ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.
The Louisiana State Police online reporting system is also available to the public through a convenient and secure reporting form that is submitted to the appropriate investigators. Citizens can access the form by visiting www.lsp.org and clicking the Report Suspicious or Criminal Activity link.
M/T Casey Wallace
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section
Office: (318) 239-0916