4 hospitalized after Plaquemines Parish bar fight, 11 face charges

4 hospitalized after Plaquemines Parish bar fight, 11 face charges
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 2:51pm

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie J. Greco announced that four people were hospitalized after a bar fight in Empire, LA. Eight people were arrested, and three are still wanted.

The fight happened on Saturday, Jan. 25, at about 1:50 a.m. in the 160 block of Ice House Road in Empire, LA.

Deputies learned that the fight began over a couple that was dancing.

Beer bottles, pool sticks, and barstools were used as weapons in the fight. One suspect, Demorius Perry, 27, of Port Sulphur, also brought in a loaded AK-47 assault rifle, at which point the fighting stopped.

EMS treated four people and took them to the hospital for facial fractures, cuts, stab wounds, and unconsciousness.

Investigators reviewed surveillance footage to verify the events and the suspects.

The following subjects were arrested:

Christopher Rene Avist, 42, of Empire: Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and 2 counts of Aggravated Battery

Benjamin Nicholas Bristol, 30, of Buras: 2nd Degree Battery, Aggravated Battery, and Simple Battery

Sidney Demone Emory, 21, of Port Sulphur: three counts of Aggravated Battery, and one count of Simple Battery

Robert Earl Holmes, 19, of Port Sulphur: Aggravated Battery

Demorius Perry, 27, of Port Sulphur: Possession of a Firearm while on the Premises of an Alcoholic Outlet

Travis Latrell Riley, 20, of Buras: 2nd Degree Battery

Darvin Terrell Riley, 18, of Buras, Aggravated Battery

Pierre Cortez Stamps, 27, of Port Sulphur: Aggravated Battery

The following three subjects remain wanted in connection with the fight:

James Bell, 29, of Port Sulphur: Disturbing the Peace by Fighting

Tracy Aaron Taylor, 25, of Buras: Aggravated Battery

Albert Vereen, Jr., 32, of Buras: two counts of Aggravated Battery

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