Tue, Oct 9, 2012
Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Donald Brooks, B/M, 45 years of age, of 954-A St. Charles Street in Thibodaux for Terrorizing and Communicating False Information of Planned Arson
Tuesday morning, October 9, around 8:45 a.m. the Thibodaux Police Department responded to threats made by an anonymous caller. The City and District Court houses were evacuated, and schools instituted precautionary measures; with the students eventually being released home.
A coordinated effort between the Thibodaux Police Department and surrounding law enforcement agencies led Police to Donald Brooks. Brooks was scheduled to appear in court today for child support.Police were able to link the phone used by the anonymous caller to Donald Brooks. Donald Brooks was arrested and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in lieu of $500,000 in bonds.
Chief Scott Silverii would like to thank the school systems and staff for their immediate response and coordination in ensuring the safety of our city’s children.