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Brothers arrested after drunken brawl

Brothers arrested after drunken brawl

POSTED: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 1:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 1:04am

On June 24, 2012, Sunday morning approximately 1:15 a.m. Terrebonne Parish deputies responded to the 200 block of Bellaire Dr. in Houma and learned that two brothers, who had been consuming alcoholic beverages, got into a physical altercation. 

During this fight the older brother, John Roy Dupre Sr., struck his younger brother, Robert Lynn Dupre, on the wrist with a machete. A family member transported Robert to the Leonard Chabert Medical Center. He was treated for an exposed tendon to his right wrist. Robert Lynn Dupre, 53, was issued a misdemeanor summons for simple battery.

John Roy Dupre Sr., 54, was arrested for aggravated second degree battery and transported to the Terrebonne Parish Jail where he was booked and jailed.

John Dupre remains in jail on a $5,000.00 bond; his arraignment date is set for August 9, 2012.

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