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Two Buras Men Arrested for Felony Simple Criminal Damage


Clayton Mareno July 2020 Venice Welcome Sign 56 Mikeal Berthelot July 2020

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, PPSO responded to Venice, Louisiana regarding the "Welcome" sign being damaged by apparent gunfire.

Today, July 28, Sheriff Jerry Turlich announces the arrests of Clayton Mareno, 21, and Mikeal Berthelot, 19, of Buras in connection to this incident. Mareno and Berthelot were both charged with the felony offense of Simple Criminal Damage. PPSO Investigators also recovered the firearm used in the commission of the crime.

Additional information regarding this incident will be forthcoming.

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