Plaquemines Parish, La (NBC33) — 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