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Lafayette Woman Arrested for Home Invasion Among Other Charges

Scott Police Department was called out to a residence in the 1400 block of Westgate Rd. on Tuesday, June 23, 2021, for a disturbance.

Posted: Jun 23, 2021 3:30 PM

Scott, LA - Scott Police Department was called out to a residence in the 1400 block of Westgate Rd. on Tuesday, June 23, 2021, for a disturbance.

The caller stated that a woman identified as Briana Roy, 28, of Lafayette, had come to the residence and pushed her way through the doorway causing injury to the caller. During the incident, Roy was demanding money from the caller and when she was denied, picked up a gaming console and smashed the front glass door.

Roy’s children, who had been removed from her home by the court, were also in the residence as the incident was taking place. After the damage ,Roy grabbed one of the children and forced him into an awaiting cab. The cab driver drove Roy and the child to a hotel in Lafayette where Roy exited the vehicle and left the child with the cab driver.

Police were able to track the drop off location of Roy and safely take the child back into custody. The child was then returned to his guardian.Roy was located and taken into custody by Lafayette Police Department after Scott Police Department confirmed she was still at the hotel.

Roy was transported to Lafayette Parish Correctional Centerwhereshe was booked for Domestic Abuse Battery-Child Endangerment, Home Invasion, and Interference with the Custody of a Child. The total of all bonds is $55,000.

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