Man charged with damaging home

A Ruston man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly damaged to his mother’s residence.

The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to the Green Leaf Mobile Home Park on U. S. 80 east of Ruston about 11:00 p.m. Thursday night. The complainant said her son had recently had been banned recently from returning to the residence. 

LPSO records showed that Dekedrick Mardis, 29, had been banned from the residence on March 5 following a disturbance. The woman said it took her an hour to get Mardis outside the residence and that is when he took a rim off the front porch and used it to damage the front door.

Deputies found Mardis outside the residence and placed him under arrest. He was booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for criminal damage to property and remaining after being forbidden (trespass).

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