This release was written by:  Chief Dana Tymone Coleman of the Houma Police Department


December 26th, 2018


On December 25th,2018 at approximately 11:00p.m. the Houma Police Department responded to several 911 calls at a residence in the 1800 Block of Harvest Drive. 


Through investigation it was determined that a Domestic Disturbance had occurred at which time both parties were separated for further investigation.  On December 26th the incident was assigned to the domestic violence division of the Houma Police Department for further investigation.  As a result of the investigation Wayne Anderson 38 years of age has been arrested for one count of Domestic Abuse Battery with a child under the age of 13 present.


At the present time Wayne Anderson is employed by the Houma Police Department and Anderson has been placed on administrative leave until further notice.




Chief Dana Tymone Coleman #173

Houma Police Department

500 Honduras Street

Houma, LA 70360

 (985) 873-6371, Ext. 6319