At approximately 8:15 a.m. on June 19, 2017 a Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office (RRPSO) deputy was dispatched to Rolling Hills Trailer Park south of Coushatta in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the victim had reportedly been beaten by her boyfriend before being forced out of the house. The female was transported by personal vehicle to the Christus Coushatta emergency room for treatment. She later informed deputies that she had been choked during the attack.
Deputies contacted the suspect and he confirmed pushing the victim out of his residence after she refused to leave. He was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Red River Parish Jail for booking.
Victor J. Demery, B/M, age 38 of the 100 block of Rolling Hills Loop, Coushatta, LA was charged with one count of Domestic Abuse Battery (Strangulation). He posted a $10,000 bond on June 23, 2017 and was released pending a trial date.
Demery currently has multiple pending charges stemming from two separate incidents and had been released from custody on bond pending trial dates. Charges included Simple Assault, Attempted Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling, Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Failure to Honor a Written Promise and seven drug-related charges.