Maringouin man arrested in firearm assault incident

Deidre Cruse, Governmental Reporter

Iberville Sheriff's deputies on Sunday arrested Willie Williams, 25, of Maringouin, accused of pulling a firearm on a man and a woman in the Maringouin area and using it in a “threatening manner,” Chief of Operations Aubrey St. Angelo said.

St. Angelo said witnesses identified Williams, on probation  in a drug case, as the assailant.

Williams was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, and on Monday remained in the Iberville Parish Jail in lieu of bond.