BATON ROUGE, LA — Accused stalker Taylor Broussard was finally located and arrested yesterday after a search that spanned three weeks.
The 21-year-old spurned lover felt the need to confront his ex-girlfriend inside her home in Lafourche Parish on May 3. Broussard began punching the victim and threatened her with a knife, also slashing her bedsheets and pillows.
Fortunately, the victim managed to escape to a nearby home and called police.
When police arrived at the scene, Broussard was nowhere to be found. In fact, the victim's SUV and personal belongings had been stolen by Broussard, yet he did leave some items behind.
Above the victim's bedroom and through a crawlspace that led to the attic, investigators discovered food supplies, water, bedding and bottles full of urine which led police to believe that Broussard had been living up there for quite some time to stalk his ex.
A statewide search ensued and the stolen SUV was found parked in Baton Rouge by Louisiana State Police. Broussard was found not far away and was taken into custody without incident.
He is being held on charges of stalking, home invasion, vehicle theft and various domestic violence offenses including assault and battery.