FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Detective Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: June 28, 2010
LaPlace man arrested in reference to
With the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional
Task Force, a LaPlace man
wanted for attempted second degree murder has been arrested.
Gerard Sterling, 23, who provided the home address of 3044 English Colony Drive, LaPlace, was
arrested by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force.
On May 23,
2010, Sterling was identified as
the person who stabbed an acquaintance in the 1700 block of Lloyd Price Street in Kenner.
approached the victim from behind and started a physical
altercation with the victim.
He then stabbed the victim four times.
The victim suffered three stab wounds to the rear torso
(back) and one stab wound to the head.
remains in custody.
At the time of this news release no bond has been set.
Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident,
to call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or
Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Officers Paul Lalla is in charge of the investigation.