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The New Orleans Police Department’s superintendent’s son was arrested and booked with allegedly assaulting an officer during a work dispute, according to WDSU Sources.
Sources tell WDSU that Shane Ferguson, son of NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson, was arrested after a dispute at his workplace, the Sewerage and Water Board.
The source tells WDSU that police were called to the dispute.
Shane Ferguson was arrested and booked on multiple charges including suspicion of battery of an officer, simple assault, criminal damage, and various outstanding warrants, according to online booking records from the jail.
This is not the first time Shane Ferguson has been arrested.
Shane was accused of punching his girlfriend in a domestic dispute back in 2019, but the charges were dropped a month after his arrest.
Late Friday night, NOPD released this email, in response to questions about what happened.
At 10 a.m., (Friday) Eighth District officers were called to the 600 block of St. Joseph Street for the report of a disturbance.
Upon arrival, responding officers encountered a subject, identified as Shane Ferguson (B/M 06/03/1997), involved in a verbal altercation and making threats to Sewerage and Water Board employees.
The subject was placed under arrest. While detaining the subject, he resisted arrest, inflicting minor injuries on a responding officer.
The subject was taken to the Orleans Parish Justice Center and booked with trespassing, two counts of assault, two counts of battery on a police officer, and criminal damage to property.
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