[StBernard] Abuse claim made against St. Bernard Parish President

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Sat Jan 18 08:08:30 EST 2014

Abuse claim made against St. Bernard Parish President
Posted on January 17, 2014 at 4:39 PM
Updated yesterday at 5:55 PM
Email: tdall at wwltv.com | Twitter: @taniadall
NEW ORLEANS - The Attorney General's office confirms that it is looking into
a sexual assault allegation against St. Bernard Parish President David

Court documents filed Friday in Orleans Civil District Court showed that
Peralta's wife is asking for a restraining order against him stemming from
the alleged incident that happened last October.
According to the documents, the petition for protection from abuse stems
from an alleged sexual assault incident that happened in the couple's Meraux

His wife is asking the court for a temporary restraining order against

A court hearing is scheduled for early February.
Eyewitness News spoke with Peralta who said he was unaware of the order
filed against him, but he said he filed for divorce last month.

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