On Tuesday, June 11, at 8:00 pm , Calcasieu Parsih Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a disturbance call at 20500 North Frontage Road, Iowa.
Upon arrival, deputies observed a male subject shoving a female to the ground. Deputies intervened and stopped the altercation.
Gary Lyn Thibodeaux, 59, was reported to have struck the female victim and her dog several time with a cane before deputies arrival, according to witnesses.
Thibodeaux was arrested and charged with simple battery, aggravated battery, simple criminal damage to property, simple cruelty to animals, aggravated assault and resisting an officer.
Thibodeaux is held in the parish jail with no bond.