A couple was arrested on drug counts Monday after a two week investigation on a Crowley business, police said.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Drugs and cash valued at more than $100,000 were seized during a traffic stop Wednesday night in Church Point, according to the Acadia Parish Crime Suppression Unit.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
An Opelousas man died early Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 167 near Redwood Road north of Abbeville, according to Louisiana State Police spokesman Master Trooper Brooks David.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017
VILLE PLATTE — The family of a Ville Platte woman who was shot and killed in April says they are still seeking justice.
A 25-year-old Lafayette man was booked Tuesday in an investigation of shots fired at a group in front of a home on Claudia Street on Sunday.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
A man who was shot and killed by St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputy late Monday has been identified as 35-year-old as Avery D. Metrejean of Morgan City.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Sunday, June 11, 2017
A pending legal challenge to bail policies in the local court system is part of a national push that has already scored victories against what civil rights advocates say amounts to the criminalization of poverty.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
A Carencro teen is accused of raping a juvenile, KATC-TV reported. Seth Stewart, 17, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a charge of first-degree rape.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
A Lafayette man was booked on warrants for armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and other charges after he was captured Monday night following a manhunt in the Carencro area.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Area law enforcement agencies are trying to unravel the mystery of how a minivan filled with $1.3 million in cocaine wound up in the parking lot of a Super 8 Motel in Duson.
Sunday, June 04, 2017
NEW IBERIA — Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies on Sunday afternoon located the woman said to have been kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend earlier in the day.
Saturday, June 03, 2017
A man has been accused of second-degree murder after allegedly shooting his wife, claiming he thought she was an intruder, KATC reports.
Friday, June 02, 2017
Misdemeanor criminal mischief charges have been filed against 13 University of Louisiana at Lafayette football players accused of entering a dorm room in April and taking about $2,400 worth of items.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
A 21-year-old Lafayette man has been booked on a count of second-degree murder in the disappearance of 18-year-old Jacquelyn "Daisy Lynn" Landry.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Monday, May 29, 2017
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and the family of Jacquelyn "Daisy Lynn" Landry are looking for the 18-year-old, who was reported missing on Thursday.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
BROUSSARD — A Lafayette man died and two other people were injured Thursday after his vehicle collided with two vehicles before flipping on Ambassador Caffery Parkway.
Thirteen Acadiana residents were arrested Thursday and three others are still wanted in a staged-crash insurance frauds netting more than $30,000, according to Louisiana State Police.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Prosecutors are preparing to bring murder charges against a prisoner accused of beating his cellmate to death at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, one of a string of inmate-on-inmate attacks at the lockup in recent months, at least two of wh…
Lafayette Police responding to an armed robbery call early Wednesday arrested a juvenile who was attempting to flee the scene, said police spokesman Cpl. Karl Ratcliff.
Baton Rouge police are looking for a contractor accused of accepting funds to renovate two area homes but not completing the work.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
A 55-year-old Delhi man and a 28-year-old Jennings woman died in separate crashes in Acadiana Monday night, according to Louisiana state police.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
A dog and a ferret perished in an early morning house fire Saturday on Delhomme Avenue and a residents suffered minor leg burns after he re-entered the blazing home to find a cell phone to call 911, according to the Scott Fire Department.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A 41-year-old Rayne man died after he drove his pickup truck off Interstate 10 in St. Martin Parish and hit a tree shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Louisiana State Police.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
OPELOUSAS — A man sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murder of his parents and brother three decades ago when he was 17 will be released in three years in a deal reached Tuesday with the St. Landry Parish District Attorney's Office.
Monday, May 15, 2017
A Moss Bluff Elementary student was in critical but stable condition after receiving surgery at Lafayette General Hospital after a classmate picked up a gun and accidentally fired it, according to a report by KATC-TV in Lafayette.
More than 60,000 doses of an opioid overdose antidote will be available to first responders in Louisiana as part of a settlement in a state lawsuit against drug maker Pfizer, the state Attorney General's Office announced Monday.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
A woman's body was found Sunday in the woods behind some residences off Anderson Road in St. Helena Parish, and detectives suspect foul play, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Lafayette police said Saturday they've arrested a woman in the fatal shooting of a man during a drug deal that turned violent Friday night on Carmel Drive and are seeking her husband, who on the run.
A 47-year-old man from Youngsville died early Saturday after he ran off the road and hit a pole on La. 89 near Lake Simonette Road, Louisiana State Police say.
Friday, May 12, 2017
A man was killed Friday shortly before 8:30 p.m. in a shooting in the 100 block of Carmel Drive, Lafayette Police spokesman Cpl. Karl Ratcliff said in a news release.