ST. MARTINVILLE — A correctional officer with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office suspected of bring contraband int the St. Martin Parish jail was arrested Friday, the Sheriff's Office reported.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Lafayette police arrested a man early Saturday who is accused of ramming his pickup truck into another vehicle with three people in it following an argument, Lafayette Police said.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
A Baker man was killed and eight other people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on I-49 on St. Landry Parish on Thursday afternoon, according to a Louisiana State Police press release.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
A federal jury on Wednesday found a Lafayette police corporal immune from civil liability in the 2011 shooting death of Quamaine “Dee” Mason.
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman on counts of second-degree murder after she allegedly beat a man to death due to his 'constant chattering.'
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018
A high-speed chase on Monday on Interstate 10 beginning in Iowa ended in a crash near Duson, with the vehicle hitting a Louisiana State Police car, KATC reported.
Friday, March 09, 2018
Four people were arrested Friday after they were accused of running over and killing a cow and three calves on a levee near Port Barre, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
Thursday, March 08, 2018
While Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope is appealing his 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court, he won't have to serve it, an appeals court has ruled, KATC is reporting.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
A Delcambre teen died Monday from injuries sustained in a March 2 crash after he refused to stop for Louisiana State Police troopers and then ran off the side of Jefferson Island Road in Iberia Parish, according to a Wednesday evening press releas…
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
The man accused of killing Lafayette police officer Michael Middlebrook legally purchased two guns last year within weeks of being involuntarily taken for mental health evaluation, according to court filings and testimony Tuesday in a daylong hearing.
Sunday, March 04, 2018
A grass fire in Lafayette Parish just missed a mobile home Sunday afternoon, but firefighters arrived in time to save the structure from extensive damage.
In November, Wilbert Jones was released from prison after more than 45 years behind bars, when a Baton Rouge judge overruled his 1974 rape conviction, determining that crucial evidence had been withheld from his defense attorneys.
Saturday, March 03, 2018
A Eunice woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash Friday night in St. Landry Parish after a vehicle that was stopped in the road caused a pile-up of three other vehicles, according to a Louisiana State Police press release.
Friday, March 02, 2018
A St. Martinville man was struck and killed Friday after walked into the path of a vehicle while getting his mail, according to a St. Martin's Parish Sheriff's Office report.
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Lafayette Police responding Thursday night to shots fired in the 800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive found a woman dead in a car, apparently the victim of a fatal shooting.
A man suspected in a fatal shooting Thursday night in New Iberia is believed to have fled the scene with his 2-month-old child in his car, according to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office.
A Cameron Parish road crew on Monday discovered a human head stuffed in a plastic bag on the side of La. 27 in the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, said Sheriff Ron Johnson.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
A district judge on Wednesday ordered Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope to jail, finding the marshal has not made a good-faith effort to complete the terms of his probation, KATC-TV reported.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Only one sheriff's office in Louisiana has used a self-insurance program for sheriffs to pay sexual harassment and discrimination claims over the last decade. That's the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, and it did so on two occasions.
Monday, February 26, 2018
Crowley Police on Monday identified Mervin Dugas of Rayne as the suspect in a double stabbing early Saturday morning near N. Avenue B and W. 5th Street. Dugas faces two counts of attempted first-degree homicide and one count of home invasion.
Friday, February 23, 2018
A 13-year-old boy who is accused of threatening L.J. Alleman School in Lafayette this week in an attempt to “cause panic and disrupt school proceedings” was booked Friday on a count of terrorism, Lafayette Police said.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The former spokesperson for the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has entered a no contest plea in the case accusing her of stealing from an elderly woman she was supposed to be taking care of.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
A former sergeant in the K-9 Unit of the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office pleaded guilty Wednesday to assaulting a pre-trial detainee at the Iberia Parish Jail by commanding his police dog to bite the detainee, and by striking the detainee, all with…
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is working a shooting at the 100 block of North Marigny, said Lt. John Mowell, the sheriff's public information officer.
Micah Sorbet, 34, who was being held in the St. Martin Parish Jail after being indicted on federal child pornography charges, suffered cardiac arrest while in the jail, and died six days later at a local hospital, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals…
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
A Lafayette arrested Tuesday night is accused of wounding another man earlier that day on High Meadows Boulevard, according to a Lafayette Police Department press release.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Prosecutors have refused charges against the co-chair of an effort to recall Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope, KATC-TV is reporting.
A 48-year-old New Iberia man died Monday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a Chrevelot Silverado on La. 83 at U.S. 90, according to Louisiana State Police.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Looking to tap into the video surveillance cameras installed on the exteriors of homes and businesses, the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is launching a voluntary program called Citizens Active Against Crime.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Drivers who motor on through standing water in Lafayette Parish are now subject to penalty if they cause water to enter any building.
The July 2016 fatal shooting of 40-year-old Shannon Labit by Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies following a standoff was legally justified, District Attorney Bo Duhe concluded in a report released Wednesday.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The body of a 54-year-old man was pulled from Bayou Amy in St. Martin Parish Tuesday morning, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported.
Monday, February 05, 2018
Sunday, February 04, 2018
Friday, February 02, 2018
The Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force and Street Team seized what they estimated to be nearly $1 million in illegal drugs, along with cash, firearms and other items "used in the illegal distribution of narcotics" and arrested a man this week as…