Rayville councilwoman facing criminal charges
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 6:22 PM CST
RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE) - Rayville Councilwoman Debra James is facing criminal charges after an investigation by Louisiana State Police.
They say on January 10, 2023, the Rayville Police Department contacted LSP to investigate a complaint that James was involved in an alleged physical altercation at a private residence. Rayville police say when they responded to the complaint, James threatened that she would fire them if she was arrested.
Troopers secured a search warrant and charged James. She’s charged with simple battery of persons and public intimidation. She was booked into the Richland Parish Jail. The investigation is ongoing.
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