William Baytop, 63, of Catherine Street, was arrested at his residence at 9:23 p.m., Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said.
He remained in the Patterson City Jail this morning with no bond set.
No other information was available this morning.
In other local police news, Seth Barnett, 20, of Canton Street, Berwick, was arrested Monday at 4:50 p.m. and charged with second degree battery of another male inmate at the Parish Jail, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said.
Barnett, who was arrested following an investigation into a Nov. 30 incident, already was incarcerated at the Parish Jail on charges of forcible rape and aggravated incest, Hebert said.
He will remain in jail on these additional charges.
The injured inmate received treatment from a jail nurse, but it was unclear whether he required additional medical attention.
Theresa Prejean, 18, of Jeanerette, was arrested Monday at 1:54 p.m. and charged with shoplifting at Wal-Mart in Bayou Vista.
She was released on a summons.
In Morgan City, police arrested Lacey Martin, 22, of Marie Street, Patterson, today at 12:13 a.m. and charged her with aggravated battery (domestic violence) after she struck her boyfriend with an ashtray on the side of the face because he wanted to leave Cajuncountry Bar on Victor II Boulevard, Morgan City Police Chief Marc Folse said.
Martin, who had been arguing with her boyfriend, struck him as he was trying to leave, Folse said.
The man received a small cut to his cheek, which did not require medical attention, the chief said.
Martin remained in the City Jail this morning with no bond set.
In Berwick, police arrested a 16-year-old Berwick male on Monday at approximately 7 p.m. and charged him with a warrant for simple burglary after he entered Berwick Junior High School on the evening of Nov. 23 and took candy and snack food material in the school, Berwick Police Chief James Richard said.
He was identified via video surveillance and subsequently arrested, Richard said.
He was released to his parents pending juvenile court action.
Richard said he was not a junior high student.