Father/Son arrested for attempted second-degree murder and accessory after the fact; Son apprehended in Goldonna


NPSO by request from the Natchitoches Times

Owen Cade Scallion
Jamie Lynn Desadier

A week-long investigation by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies has led to the arrests of a father and son in connection with a shooting incident near Natchitoches earlier this month according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

During the early morning hours of Sunday February 11 at approximately 2:55am, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to a reported shooting in the 100 block of Evangeline Drive near Natchitoches, La.

Deputies arrived on the scene and learned while speaking with the complainant that three rounds had been fired into the residence while one adult male, one adult female and children occupied the home.

No one was injured.

Deputies learned during the initial stages of the investigation, that 17-year-old Owen C. Scallion aka/O.C. of Goldonna went to the complainant’s residence in efforts of retrieving some of his personal items. The complainant allegedly asked Scallion to leave and while doing so he (Scallion) loosened the light bulb under the carport firing three rounds through the door into the residence with the bullets lodging in the wall.

Scallion’s father (Jamie Desadier) and the complainant had been involved in a prior relationship.

Deputies learned after the shooting Scallion fled the scene in a silver 2000 Nissan Xterra also allegedly occupied by his father 44-year-old Jamie Lynn Desadier of Natchitoches, La.

NPSO 911 Dispatch Center issued a BOLO for the suspects and the vehicle.

Detectives assigned to the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division also responded to process and gather evidence at the crime scene.

Shortly thereafter, deputies looking for the suspect vehicle observed it on Washington Street.

Deputies stopped the vehicle on Lakeshore Drive in Natchitoches.

Deputies then identified the operator of the vehicle as Owen Cade Scallion.

A passenger was identified as Jamie Lynn Desadier.

Deputies say while talking Scallion he returned to the vehicle, entered and fled the scene leading deputies on a brief pursuit on Lakeshore Drive, then to Bonnette Street, North 5th Street and onto Robbins Drive where he stopped, jumped out the vehicle dropping a handgun on the ground.

Scallion then picked up the handgun, fleeing the area running into some nearby woods.

Deputies took Desadier into the custody without incident.

Jamie L. Desadier, 44, of the 1400 block of Washington Street, Natchitoches, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with Accessory after the Fact to Attempted Second Degree Murder and Probation Violation.

Bond has been set on Desadier by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge at $15,000 dollars with a probation hold.

Deputies searched the area for Scallion and found some footprints leading to a residence in the Washington Street area.

The Natchitoches SWAT Unit was activated to assist in the search.

Detectives obtained a search and arrest warrant for the Washington Street residence, however, they were unable to locate Scallion at the time.

The investigation continued.

On Tuesday morning February 13 at approximately 8:00am, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies along with Natchitoches SWAT Members responded to a residence in the 200 block of Albert Conley Road in Goldonna after receiving information of Scallion being at the residence.

Deputies say as they arrived at the residence, Scallion fled out the back door of the residence into some woods.

Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office bloodhounds were put on stand-by to respond to the area to assist.

Deputies say after setting up a perimeter in the area, Scallion surrendered approximately 30 minutes later without incident.
Owen C. Scallion, 17, of the 200 block of Conley Road, Goldonna, La. was transported and booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 4-counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, 1-count of Resisting an Officer, and 1-count of Aggravated Assault.

Bond has been set on Scallion by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge at $80,500 dollars.

Chief of Investigations Greg Dunn said over the course of the past 10-days, detectives have been interviewing witnesses and gathering facts in the investigation to present the case to the District Attorney’s Office for prosecution. If you have any additional information contact Detective Victor Kay at 357-7830.

Involved in the investigation and arrests were: Deputies assigned to NPSO Patrol Shift “D”, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Reserve Deputy Unit, NPSO Criminal Investigations and Natchitoches SWAT .