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Sheriff's Office Assist In Arrest Of Parish Man

On May 6, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted the Louisiana State Police in the arrest of Berton T. Cyrus, 58, a resident of Buddy Talley Road, Bogalusa.

 The Louisiana State Police SWAT team and Washington Parish deputies executed an arrest warrant for Cyrus and a search warrant for his residence.  Tactical air support was provided by the U.S. Customs Service.

 Cyrus was arrested without incident, booked into the Washington Parish Jail, and released to the custody of State Police who transported him to another jurisdiction to be booked on extortion charges.

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