Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Van Andre (age 34) of Thibodaux on December 23, 2017. Just after noon on December 23, deputies responded to a call of a kidnapping on Waverly Road in Thibodaux. Deputies learned Van Andre had made contact with an ex-girlfriend at her residence and a verbal altercation ensued. When the woman walked inside her residence, Andre followed and later forced the woman out of the house and into his vehicle. He then drove the woman to his residence on Ledet Drive. Deputies made contact with Andre at his residence and he was immediately taken into custody. The victim was found inside the residence, and Andre had allegedly struck her several times. Andre was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux where he was booked with Simple Kidnapping and Domestic Abuse Battery. He was additionally booked on a warrant for Contempt of Court for Thibodaux City Court. His bond is set at $106,000.
Thibodaux Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Beating Ex-Girlfriend