When two Lafayette city-parish employees showed up at the Juvenile Assessment Center one day last January to tag a fingerprinting machine with a Lafayette Consolidated Government property sticker, the Sheriff’s Office staffers responsible for runn…
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Two men and two women were injured in a shooting Friday night on the same block in New Iberia where a man was killed on Wednesday night, according to KATC. All four suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A suspect in the Oct. 23 shooting death of Lafayette rapper Jordan Dean is in custody. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office booked 32-year-old Jamel Pickney on second-degree murder and an unrelated aggravated burglary.
Thursday, November 09, 2017
A 2-year-old Franklin girl died after she was ejected from a vehicle in a crash Wednesday morning in the Ashton area, according to Louisiana State Police
Sunday, November 05, 2017
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for two assailants in the Saturday night shooting injuries of two people in Breaux Bridge.
Friday, November 03, 2017
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor has surrendered to authorities following his indictment earlier this week on 15 counts, including malfeasance in office and theft, stemming from overtime payments he received after the August 2016 flood.
A new joint venture between the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and the Lafayette Police Department netted a significant drug bust Thursday in Lafayette, law enforcement officials said Friday
An Arnaudville man is facing charges in the fatal shooting Thursday of his three-year-old nephew, who police said accidentally shot himself with his uncle's handgun.
Thursday, November 02, 2017
A 3-year-old Arnaudville boy is dead after being shot Thursday evening, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office have not ruled out foul play in the disappearance of a Breaux Bridge woman, said Sheriff's spokeswoman Maj. Ginny Higgins.
A vehicle owner shot and killed a would-be thief around 9 a.m. Thursday while parked outside a business on Evangeline Thruway, according to Lafayette Police.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The man accused of killing Lafayette Police officer Michael Middlebrook pleaded not guilty Tuesday to all charges stemming from an Oct. 1 shooting at a convenience store. Two civilians suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
The State Fire Marshal's Office has identified the person who died in a fire Wednesday night in New Iberia as Martha Arceneaux.
A second suspect wanted in the Oct. 11 shooting on Main Highway in St. Martinville has been arrested in Venice Beach, California, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
A 30-year-old St. Martinville man was booked Sunday night in a fatal shooting the night before. DeAnthony Francois is accused of killing 19-year-old Dametri Joseph Romero, of New Iberia, inside a car that a witness later saw Francois driving as he…
A jury must decide whether the shooting death of a handcuffed man in the rear of a patrol car was a suicide, accident or "at the hand of a sheriff's deputy," a federal judge said in a ruling filed Monday.
The man shot to death early Monday morning in the Marigny Circle area of Lafayette Parish was 29-year-old Jordan Dean, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office. Dean was a Lafayette rapper known by the stage name “Choky.”
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
An 18-year-old Breaux Bridge man has been arrested in the Oct. 11 shooting in St. Martinville that critically wounded a 19-year-old man. The victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound in his car about 3:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of Main Highway.
A 27-year-old man from Scott was killed early Tuesday after a sport-utility vehicle struck him as he walked along U.S. Highway 90 in Iberia Parish, State Police said.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Now that New Iberia's voters have approved a new sales tax to pay for a police department, the focus turns to questions about personnel, oversight and how the department will operate. The city of 30,000 hasn't had a police department in more than …
Friday, October 13, 2017
Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier never dealt with drug overdoses in his 14-year tenure leading the city's Fire Department, which also responds to medical emergencies. Until 2017, that is.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
A St. Martinville man was in serious condition Thursday following a shooting on Main Highway in St. Martin Parish Wednesday afternoon, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office said.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
A man accused of killing a Lafayette police officer is set to appear in court for his arraignment on Oct. 24, following a hearing Wednesday in which 28-year-old defendant Ian Howard appeared confused over his representation.
New Iberia residents on Saturday will choose whether to give themselves something people in most similar-size cities take for granted: a police department.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting injury in the 5000 block of Main Highway, also known as La. 31, just outside of St. Martinville.
A 26-year-old Abbeville man has been charged with first-degree murder in the July 5, 2012, fatal shooting of Paul Rice Jr., the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office said.
Monday, October 09, 2017
Vincent Jamal Boles, wanted in the August death of a 23-year-old woman who reportedly had received silicone injections in a Lafayette hotel, has been extradited from Texas, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
Sunday, October 08, 2017
Friday, October 06, 2017
When Lafayette Police Sgt. Aaron Thibodeaux became the patrol sergeant of a new squad, he didn’t know what to make of one of its members, Officer Michael Middlebrook.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
A procession is planned following the funeral services on Friday of a Lafayette police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty this week.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
A Broussard woman died Wednesday after she was hit by a vehicle in the driveway of a Lafayette business on Monday, according to Lafayette police.
The man accused of shooting and killing a Lafayette police officer this week was a troubled individual who struggled with depression, could be belligerent and had difficulty holding a job, a neighbor and others who knew him said in interviews.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
The Lafayette businessman charged with plotting to kidnap and kill his estranged wife has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Funeral services will be held Friday for Cpl. Michael Middlebrook, the Lafayette police officer killed Sunday night while investigating a shooting at a convenience store.
Monday, October 02, 2017
LAFAYETTE — A Lafayette police officer was shot and killed Sunday night when a gunman opened fire on him and civilians at a convenience store on Moss Street, according to authorities.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
One man is in serious condition following a drive-by shooting in New Iberia last night, a spokesman with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says, according to a KATC report.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Two men were arrested Friday in New Iberia after deputies said they robbed a St. Martinville casino at gunpoint Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
A Breaux Bridge man has been arrested in the non-fatal shooting of an Arnaudville man in the parking lot of a business early Wednesday morning, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office reported.
A 41-year-old Lafayette man was found dead of gunshot wounds early Wednesday outside a residence on North Antoine Street, Lafayette police said.
Monday, September 25, 2017
LAFAYETTE — An Oklahoma man who moved to Lafayette only days ago was arrested in the home invasion and sexual assault of the female homeowner early Sunday morning, according to Lafayette Police.
LAFAYETTE — A 26-year-old Eunice man has been arrested in the Sunday night armed robbery of a pharmacy/convenience store on Johnston Street, according to a news release from the Lafayette Police Department.