NPD investigates home invasion


The Natchitoches Police Department’s Traffic and Patrol Division responded Sunday, June 10 between 6 and 6:30 p.m. to 318 Winnona St. in reference to a disturbance. Officers spoke with Ashley White who stated that Steven Vercher gained entry into her residence through a bedroom window.

White told officers that once inside of the residence Vercher began striking her. Sometime during the altercation Vercher was stabbed once in the upper chest. He was transported to University Health Hospital in Shreveport.

The Criminal Investigations Division announced they will obtain a warrant for Vercher’s arrest for home invasion. Vercher remains at University Health Hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation should contact Detective Bobby Beard at (318) 238-3914. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.