The Lafayette Police Department will conduct on OWI checkpoint from 9 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017
This week, St. Landry Crime Stoppers asked viewers for help in locating Jasper Dominick, and on Wednesday he turned himself in.
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested seven people, including three inmates,and accused them of smuggling contraband into the jail. Four of the suspects are members of the same family.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Acadia Parish deputies have arrested a mother and her friend and accused them of abusing the mother's 35-year-old daughter, KATC-TV reported.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Saturday, January 07, 2017
The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office says a Crowley man has died from drowning early this morning, according to a KATC-TV report.
Friday, January 06, 2017
A Eunice man died in a Friday morning crash in Acadia Parish when he ran a stop sign about 6 a.m. and was hit by a pick-up truck, according to State Police.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
NEW IBERIA — Investigators with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of a 48-year-old inmate at the parish jail, a spokesman said late Tuesday.
Monday, January 02, 2017
A federal lawsuit claims sheriff's deputies shot and killed a 27-year-old man in his southwest Louisiana home after investigators improperly obtained a warrant to search his residence for drugs.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
NEW IBERIA — Alcohol consumption is suspected as a contributing factor in the death of a man Sunday who slammed his vehicle into an utility pole, authorities said.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
VILLE PLATTE — The practice of putting people "on ice" began so long ago in Evangeline Parish that no one still wearing a badge can recall its origin. But over the years, the so-called investigative holds became as much a part of policing here as …
Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Lafayette Police Department is no longer investigating its own officer-involved shootings, reversing a practice put in place a few years ago under past Police Chief Jim Craft.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The son of longtime Avoyelles Parish District Attorney Charles Riddle III has been booked in St. Tammany Parish on counts of possessing counterfeit money and damaging a hotel room where he was staying.
A 19-year-old Lafayette man wanted for shootings and robberies is considered armed and dangerous, Lafayette Police are warning.
A panel of appellate court judges on Wednesday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of Kerry Bertrand, who was found guilty of killing his stepdaughter and sentenced to life in prison.
The body of 75-year-old Howard Poche, who had been missing since Christmas day, was found Wednesday stuffed in a garbage can in the backyard of his Jeanerette home.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
A suspect has been arrested in a shooting early Tuesday outside a Waffle House in Opelousas that left three injured, police reported Tuesday evening.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Update, Dec. 27, 2016, 5:33 p.m.: The pedestrian struck and killed Monday evening has been identified by Lafayette Police as 60-year-old William Bryce Fitzgerald, of Lafayette.
Sunday, December 25, 2016
A 24-year-old Evangeline Parish woman died early Christmas morning after her vehicle ran off Le Bois d'Arc Road into a ditch and flipped.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
CECILIA — Two people were arrested Wednesday in a November slaying after an all-night search of a wooded area by U.S. Marshals, State Police and St. Martin Parish law enforcement.
A 34-year-old Eunice man is accused of shooting at another vehicle during a road rage incident was booked Wednesday on a count of attempted murder.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
YOUNGSVILLE — A body was found inside a burning vehicle Tuesday morning on Savoy Road, but no foul play is suspected at this point, Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux said.
Monday, December 19, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice in a report released Monday alleges the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office and the Ville Platte Police Department have for years have been violating the Constitutional rights of of suspects they've placed in jail on …
A Jeanerette teen led a deputy on a high-speed chase in a stolen car across two parishes Sunday night, according to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Friday, December 16, 2016
Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a 24-year-old man accused in a string of thefts he and an accomplice are accused of carrying out in the western portion of the parish on Thursday.
Lafayette police have identified the driver killed in a Thursday traffic accident as 18-year-old Brandy Babineaux of Lafayette.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
NEW IBERIA — A New Iberia man who testified to brutal beatings inside the Iberia Parish jail's chapel has been granted a new trial on a marijuana possession conviction that sent him to prison for life based on the testimony of two deputies now con…
A 35-year-old Abbeville woman died Tuesday when she struck an oncoming car on La. 694 in Vermilion Parish, according to a news release from State Police.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
NEW IBERIA — A New Iberia man's 25-year prison sentence has been vacated, marking yet another criminal conviction tossed because of admitted wrongdoing by former Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies.
Four Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies received minor injuries from bullet shrapnel Monday after a deputy accidentally discharged his gun while doing weapons testing at the agency's firing range on Monday, the Sheriff's Office said.
A Lafayette man was arrested just after midnight Monday when Scott Police responded to a report of a man peering into a girl's bedroom window in the 100 block of Jerome Road.
Friday, December 09, 2016
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies booked a Breaux Bridge man Tuesday in a child cruelty investigation, said sheriff's office spokeswoman Maj. Ginny Higgins.
Monday, December 05, 2016
LAFAYETTE — Lafayette Police have booked a 16-year-old boy on attempted second-degree murder in the Nov. 22 shooting injury of Ross Degeytair, 19, of Lafayette.