Anthony Donnell Lucas, age 51 and an inmate in the Washington Parish Jail, was arrested on April 30, 2021 for assault on another inmate. The assault occurred on April 29, 2021 and was recorded on surveillance video. Lucas was observed physically assaulting another inmate without provocation. Based on review of the incident and video documentation, a warrant was obtained for the arrest of Lucas.
Lucas has been in jail since September 2020 on two counts of failure to appear in court. He was previously arrested in January 2020 for distribution of illegal drugs. In January 2011, he was booked on two counts of possession of illegal drugs with intent to distribute and failure to appear in court. An arrest in 2005 was for possession of illegal drugs with intent to distribute. Lucas’s last recorded community address was Davis Street in Bogalusa.
“Our corrections deputies are constantly on the alert for misbehavior in the jail,” stated Sheriff Randy Seal. “Just because you are locked up doesn’t mean you can’t be arrested again. We have a sophisticated camera surveillance system throughout the jail and video always portrays an accurate picture of what occurs. We have phenomenal jail deputies who do an outstanding job monitoring inmates and protecting the citizens of Washington Parish twenty-four hours per day.”