Rosepine Police Chief booked on stalking, malfeasance in office

Rosepine Police Chief James "Dennis" Parrott is accused of stalking and malfeasance in office, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police, Troop D.

According to Sgt. James Anderson, last month, detectives assigned to the Alexandria field office of the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations received a criminal complaint in reference to Parrott.  

The complaint alleged that 49-year-old Parrott, of Rosepine, stalked his estranged wife while she was at her place of work and at her home.  

"According to the complainant, Parrott followed his wife and a male friend back to her new residence where he obtained the license plate number of the male’s vehicle. Parrott then used the Rosepine Police Department’s computer databases to run the license plate to obtain the identity of the male friend," the release, from Anderson, states.  

"The investigation confirmed that Parrott did use the police department’s database to run the license plate of her male friend. Detectives also confirmed that Parrott followed his estranged wife home from work and took photographs of her at her place of employment. Furthermore, Chief Parrott contacted his wife’s employer and requested that she be terminated," the release continues.

Anderson said on Wednesday, State Police detectives arrested Parrott at the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office. He was booked on stalking and malfeasance in office.  

Anderson said after posting $1,000 bond, Parrott was transported to the Beauregard Parish Jail later in the day where he was booked for stalking and malfeasance in office.  

Bond in Beauregard Parish was set at $15,000.  

The case remains under investigation.

(Photo provided by Louisiana State Police, Troop D, Sgt. James Anderson)
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