All three are now in custody. Barbin turned himself in yesterday afternoon. The Jacob brothers were captured by the Cottonport Police Dept. in Cottonport early this morning after receiving multiple tips as to their whereabouts.
An additional arrest was made relating to this case. Arrested is: Anna Leigh Moras, 6470 Hwy 115, Bunkie, La., 35 y.o.a. Charges: Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Aggravated Kidnapping. Bond set at $250,000.00.
Barbin and the Jacob brothers are charged with the same offense. Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Aggravated Kidnapping. No Bond has been set.
The group are accused of bludgeoning a man with a hammer and forcibly taking his female companion from the residence. She was later released unharmed. The investigation is continuing.
Original News Story – The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking the whereabouts of the above individuals who are wanted in connection with an attempted second-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping that occurred in the Hessmer area Monday, January 15th, 2018.
The subjects were last seen in the Hessmer area and may be traveling in a white 2002 Chevrolet Impala with a temporary license plate. All three subjects should be considered armed and dangerous.