Marksville Police Officer Arrested for Malfeasance in Office

Published 11:30 am Saturday, June 4, 2022

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Marksville– On June 2, 2022, Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) contacted Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) to investigate a complaint. The complaint was in reference to an alleged sexual assault by a Marksville police officer. According to the victim, the police officer, identified as 45-year-old Dana Adams, committed a prohibited sexual act while acting in an official police capacity.
As a result of the investigation and information obtained, LSP AFO secured an arrest warrant and charged Adams yesterday. He was charged with malfeasance in office and abuse of office. He was booked into the Avoyelles Parish Jail. APSO assisted with the investigation.
The Louisiana State Police will serve as the lead investigative agency. The investigation remains active and ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.
The Louisiana State Police online reporting system is also available to the public through a convenient and secure reporting form that is submitted to the appropriate investigators. Citizens can access the form by visiting and clicking the Suspicious Activity link.