A third arrest has been made in the incident concerning two juveniles fighting at Acadiana High School. During their investigation of the incident, Scott Police Department’s School Resource
Maegan Adkins -Barras, 32, of Broussard was placed under arrest and transported to Lafayette Parish Correctional Center where she was booked for Unlawful Posting of Criminal Activity for Notoriety and Publicity. No bond has been set at this time.
Upon investigation, officers found that Adkins -Barras obtained a video of the fight that occurred on the campus of Acadiana High School on Tuesday, February 19th from her juvenile son’s cell phone. Adkins-Barras admitted that once she received the video from her son, she then posted the video to social media where it was shared repeatedly.
A physical altercation between two juveniles in the commons area of Acadiana High School was reported to the School Resource Officers and school administration on Tuesday, February 19th. During the altercation, one of the juveniles threw a punch causing the other juvenile to fall and strike his head on one of the concrete benches in the area before falling to the ground. The juvenile was transported to a local medical facility where he was treated. One juvenile is being charged with Second Degree Battery while the other is charged with Disturbing the Peace by Fighting.
Parents who receive information concerning criminal activity on school campuses are urged to contact their local police department or school administration. Posting videos and photos of illegal activity on social media is against the law in the State of Louisiana.
Violators of the law could be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.