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Police: Woman escapes abductor, Thibodaux man arrested

Garrett Gilliam (photo from TPD) Garrett Gilliam (photo from TPD)

FOX 8 received this news release from the Thibodaux Police Dept. Thursday afternoon:

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Garrett Gilliam (W/M, 40, 3xx Plantation Road  in Thibodaux) for Domestic Abuse Battery, False Imprisonment, Possession of Crack Cocaine, and Possession of Marijuana.

Monday, June 24th, around 1:23 a.m. Garrett Gilliam stopped his vehicle at the corner of Himalaya Avenue and Plantation Road, and pulled the victim, a passenger, out of the vehicle by her hair and began hitting her in the face. Witness reported seeing the victim running away screaming for help, after Gilliam had dragged her into his apartment across the street.

Police quickly took Gilliam into custody, and located crack cocaine and marijuana from the scene. Neither the victim nor Gilliam, who took ownership of the illegal narcotics, was clear on what started the altercation. Gilliam was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he is being held in lieu of bonds totaling $13,000. The victim was transported to the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center for treatment.

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