Jailer safe after three inmates hold him hostage
New Iberia, La (NBC33) — On the morning of July 9, officers from the New Iberia Sheriff’s Office were involved in a standoff with a fellow sheriff's life on the line.
Around 5:30 a.m., a jailer at the New Iberia jail was taken hostage by three inmates.
After a long standoff with police, the Sheriff's SWAT team stormed the jail and rescued the jailer. He was taken to and local hospital and treated for his injuries.
The SWAT team also restrained the three inmates: Victor Goodman, 20, Jeremy Richard, 22, and Brian Segura, 30.
These three inmates are currently in police custody awaiting additional charges.