Arnaudville Shooting
PoliceLoseingMon ey

Jena, LA

#1 Mar 30, 2011
LAFAYETTE, La.(AP)- Arnaudville has settled a lawsuit with a Grand Coteau man who sued the town after a police officer shot him twice in the legs during an altercation that occurred after an Aug. 22 traffic stop.

Marlon Rendell Eaglin filed suit in federal court in January, naming as defendants Dallas Barron III, the former Arnaudville police officer, Arnaudville Police Chief Richard Mizzi and the town of Arnaudville.

After reaching a settlement earlier this month, both sides filed a joint motion seeking to have the case dismissed. U.S. District Judge Richard T. Haik granted that order Tuesday.

Terms of the settlement were not immediately available.

The shooting occurred during a routine traffic stop on La. Highway 31.

Authorities said Barron attempted to arrest Eaglin after he discovered Eaglin had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear in court, authorities have said.

Eaglin resisted arrest and allegedly attempted to wrestle Barron's stun gun away from him and use it against the officer, authorities said.

Barron shot Eaglin once in the rear of each leg as the man allegedly was attempting to run away.

In the lawsuit, Eaglin alleged that he was not armed, posed no danger to anyone and was running away for his life.

A St. Landry Parish grand jury cleared Barron of any wrongdoing in October, finding no criminal conduct in the officer's actions.

Barron left the department late last year after finding employment elsewhere, Mizzi has said.

"I think both sides were happy to get it behind them," said Kevin Stockstill, an attorney for Eaglin.

Stockstill said the two sides began negotiating a settlement immediately after the suit was filed, a process that typically occurs before a lawsuit is filed. The delay was due to confusion about which attorney would be representing Arnaudville, he said.

Stockstill said he could not disclose the terms of the settlement.

Joy C. Rabalais, who represented the town, said by email that she did not have the authority to release documents pertaining to the settlement.
true that

Arnaudville, LA

#2 Mar 30, 2011
owell that is what happen when you have a chief like that.
fatphuk dallas

Elton, LA

#3 Apr 2, 2011
I cant run after anyone cause I am a fat piece of fecal matter. if you cut my legs i bleed gravy
how much

Kinder, LA

#4 Apr 22, 2011
someone tell me how much money that fellow got? maybe if I call dallas 945 dash 1652 he can tell me
you wrong

Kinder, LA

#6 Apr 23, 2011
Busted wrote:
<quoted text>. Bobby the best thing u can do is stop talking trash behind a computer and come do it in front me but u not gonna do it cause u are a cowared.
Not who you think I am, I am not Bobby. It does not matter, though. Where I find your fat ass face at, and when?

You used my name once, I told you not to let it come out of your mouth again. Let me know where to find you. I will show you what happens when you use my name. A coward is someone who calls people and pretends to be me. When I called you on it, you was the coward and denied it.

When and where?
its me

Kinder, LA

#7 Apr 24, 2011
fatphuk dallas wrote:
I cant run after anyone cause I am a fat piece of fecal matter. if you cut my legs i bleed gravy
this sure sounds like the cowards from port barre police. they hide behind the badge and computer.
bcm

United States

#8 Apr 26, 2011
Busted wrote:
<quoted text>. Bobby the best thing u can do is stop talking trash behind a computer and come do it in front me but u not gonna do it cause u are a cowared.
that must be dallas speakin in this one "cowared" it is coward if u were not in the special ed courses at leonville where your dad said he moved you to go to a better school but thats ok we all kno that opelousas didnt offer special ed classes so he moved you to a scholl that did ... if yall had spelling books instead of coloring books you would have known how to spell coward.. o i for got .. some coloring books had cross word puzzels in them but u could not seem to figure that out either so u just brought a cook book to school instead...lmao
nbc

Mermentau, LA

#9 Apr 28, 2011
And I'm pretty sure if you were any smarter you'd know how to spell school. Which is not "scholl". So instead of trying to make other people seem stupid, try checking yourself real quick.
Watcher

Basile, LA

#10 Apr 28, 2011
Arnaudville is the best town ever since I moved here 30 years ago.I wondered why some people complain and I was told about a corrupt former cop that ran for chief that started all kind of lies and he got in trouble with the law while working as a cop in Port Barre.I think his name is Primeaux can anyone conferm this.Arnaudville resident.By the way you few ppl need to be happy you live in such a quiet town.
that right

Arnaudville, LA

#12 Apr 29, 2011
You need to get of Richard d**k. The town suck's with him in office. But I can sell my drugs with him as chief.

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