It took a few times, but St. Landry Parish Sheriff's deputies got their man Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
A Tennessee woman drowned after she apparently accidentally drove her car into the Atchafalaya River near the Butte La Rose Welcome Center early Saturday morning, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Investigators with the Opelousas Police Department are asking for help in identifying a person accused of robbing the same pharmacy twice.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Crime in the mainly unincorporated areas of the parish patrolled by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office dipped by 1.4 percent when comparing 2016 to 2015, the Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Lafayette's overall crime rate has fallen for the second year in a row, dropping 5 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, according to annual crime statistics released Monday by the Lafayette Police Department.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Two New Iberia men face sentencing May 5 for their roles in defrauding a trucking company out of more than $300,000, according to the Associate Press.
Deputies are looking for two men who robbed a St. Martinville Dollar General at gunpoint late Friday night, according to a St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office report.
Friday, February 10, 2017
No one would tell The Rev. Victor White how his son died, but one coroner's investigator gave him a tip: “I can’t say anything,” White recalls the official telling him, “but you should look into your son’s death.”
Friday, February 10, 2017
BREAUX BRIDGE — St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested two teens accused of shooting a man in the leg during an attempted robbery Thursday.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Two men are being sought in the Feb. 1 kidnapping and beating of a Lafayette man, State Police said Wednesday. Four others were arrested as suspects in the kidnapping incident last week.
A grand jury on Wednesday indicted Michael Andrew Carpenter on first-degree murder in the 2001 slaying of Earl Joseph Narcisse Jr.
A Lafayette man died in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday night after his vehicle struck a bridge guardrail in St. Martin Parish, then a coulee embankment and overturned several times, State Police said.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
NEW IBERIA — A student at Anderson Middle School was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after a loaded gun was found in his backpack.
Monday, February 06, 2017
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the thief or thieves who stole a roll of AstroTurf from Cecilia Senior High School on or about Jan. 24.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017
OPELOUSAS — A 37-year-old Opelousas man died of injuries sustained in in a two-vehicle crash shortly before 3 p.m. Monday, according to Louisiana State Police.
A second man accused in the 2014 killing Vermilion Parish Sheriff's deputy sheriff Allen Bares Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
A Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputy who was responding to an emergency call of someone with a weapon was involved in an accident with another vehicle Saturday, authorities said.
A 35-year-old man was shot Friday night on Peppermill Drive and suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to a Lafayette Police Department report.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
PRAIRIEVILLE — With questions about the pace of the grand jury investigation of Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa being raised by some critics, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s top criminal prosecutor is scheduled to meet with an As…
A 54-year-old Houston, Texas, man died Wednesday, crushed by the load of his tractor-trailer rig shifting into his cab when he hit the rear of another rig in Iberia Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The Lafayette Police Department is considering adding 10 new officers to create a dedicated team to work the downtown area and the nightlife strips along McKinley and Simcoe streets.
Monday, January 23, 2017
An electrical short in an extension cord connected to a space appears to have caused a fire in a Lafayette house Monday afternoon, a Lafayette Fire Department official said.
The former spokeswoman for the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office pocketed nearly $200,000 in cash seized from suspected criminals, according to a state investigative audit released Monday.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
An oil spill in Carencro that originated Sunday morning from 10 gallons of oil dumped into a storm drain has been contained by 4 p.m.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Police stopped a vehicle for a routine traffic violation, and after becoming suspicious of the driver, found 46 pounds of cocaine in the vehicle, according to a Louisiana State Police report.
L.J. Alleman School in Lafayette was placed under lock down Friday morning for a weapons search, according to a report by KATC-TV.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Three adults and a 1-year-old baby died of their injuries Thursday from a head-on crash on U.S. 190 in Allen Parish, said Louisiana State Police Troop D spokesman Sgt. James Anderson.
MAMOU — A Mamou woman is facing charges of cruelty to animals after three miniature horses were allegedly found dead on her property.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
A Lafayette man is wanted on an attempted second-degree murder warrant in a Jan. 7 shooting on East Vermilion Street, Lafayette Police said Wednesday.
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.