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  • Teen party with alcohol, pot gets mom arrested

    March 3, 2014 10:49 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman and her 15-year-old son in connection with a Feb. 21 teen party where alcohol, marijuana and marijuana pipes were found. Lt. Col. Bobby Webre tells The Advocate 33-year-old Allison Michel, of Gonzales, was arrested Thursday on 14 counts... more »
  • State police: Alcohol suspected in child's death

    March 3, 2014 10:39 AM

    GLENMORA, La. (AP) - State police say an accident involving a utility task vehicle has claimed the life of a 4-year-old girl. The accident happened late Saturday near Glenmora in Rapides Parish. Trooper Scott Moreau says 43-year-old William P. Antee, of Boyce, was driving a Polaris Razr that overturned. Moreau... more »
  • Theater chain wants to sell alcohol in Baton Rouge

    December 4, 2013 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge's two AMC Theatres are seeking permission to sell beer, wine and liquor. The two movie theater complexes would have to be rezoned to allow alcohol sales. The chain, based in Leawood, Kan., sells alcohol at 50 other locations, including ones in Metairie and... more »
  • KARMA Stabbing Victim Speaks Out Play Video

    October 27, 2013 11:03 PM

    Two people allegedly attacked at a Downtown Lafayette Nightclub are out of the hospital tonight. Police say they received the call about 12:30 Saturday morning that the two were stabbed at Karma Nightclub. The victims drove themselves to University Medical Center in Lafayette where police were called to investigate... more »
  • DeQuincy alcohol ordinance up for debate

    May 15, 2012 9:20 AM

    DeQUINCY, La. (AP) - The DeQuincy City Council has voted to introduce an ordinance modifying the city's alcohol sales. The American Press reports council members discussed the measure at its April meeting and considered making amendments to the revised amendment Monday. The original ordinance -- adopted in the 1940's --... more »
  • 13yo arrested for possession of weapon, alcohol

    March 14, 2012 10:13 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and faces several charges after authorities found him in possession of a weapon and alcohol at a Shreveport elementary school. The Shreveport Police Department says the juvenile was arrested Tuesday after school officials at Werner Park Elementary notified police that... more »
  • DeQuincy considers modifying alcohol ordinance

    March 12, 2012 8:56 AM

    DeQUINCY, La. (AP) - DeQuincy City Council members may soon consider modifying a nearly 80-year-old ordinance limiting the sale of alcohol within the city limits. At the council meeting last week, The American Press reports the owner Comeaux's Cajun Gold, a local restaurant, asked the council to consider increasing the... more »
  • Alcohol Regulation Office Jobs Slated to Be Cut

    May 9, 2011 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Troy Hebert is asking to eliminate six jobs at his agency, including one held by the son of a state senator. Brant Thompson, the son of state Sen. Francis Thompson, would lose his $115,228-a-year job as deputy commissioner, under... more »
  • 2 Charged in Connection With Teen's Death

    October 21, 2010 3:19 PM

    Following an investigation into the death of 15-year-old Kimberly Hollier of Jennings, who died as a result of alcohol, Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon announced that two people are being charged in connection with her death. The Jennings High School Freshman died under the Mermentau bridge early Sunday morning... more »
  • ID Released for Teen Found Under Mermentau Bridge

    October 14, 2010 5:26 PM

    The 15 year old girl from Jeff Davis Parish found dead on Sunday under the Mermentau Bridge will be laid to rest Saturday October 16, 2010. Kimberly Hollier was a freshman at Jennings High School. She was a member of Little Sunlight Baptist Church of Silverwood. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Alcohol, Not Politics, Has Stopped Ozzy From Playing In Israel Until Now

    September 27, 2010 11:47 AM

    JERUSALEM (AP) - Ozzy Osbourne said Monday that alcohol, not politics, has stopped him from playing in Israel until now. Osbourne is in Israel this week as part of this year's international Ozzfest tour, along with Soulfly and Korn. Tuesday's performance will be his first ever in the Holy Land.... more »
  • Movement to Save Go-Cups

    September 17, 2010 11:32 PM

    Tuesday, the Lafayette City-Parish council will consider final adoption of an ordinance that would essentially ban the popular go-cups from downtown Lafayette. Now ahead of that council meeting, some citizens aren't standing for it, and they're taking their fight to the streets. "We came out to try and save the... more »
  • To-Go Cups May Go

    September 6, 2010 7:09 PM

    Taking your drink from bar-to-bar in to-go cups in Lafayette may not be allowed in a few weeks if a new city law passes. Lafayette Consolidated Government has been meeting with police and bar owners for years. They say they want to keep people safe and help law... more »
  • Vinton Strip Club Wins Alcohol Permit

    September 3, 2010 9:42 AM

    Under court order, Calcasieu Parish police jurors have reversed themselves and granted an alcohol permit to a Vinton strip club. The permit had been denied last month. The company seeking the permit, Vinton Golf & Travel Club, went to court. On Monday, Judge Robert Wyatt ruled that the Police Jury... more »
  • Head of Alcohol and Tobacco Suddenly Leaves Post

    August 16, 2010 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The head of the state's Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control left his post after Gov. Bobby Jindal's staff confronted him about an ongoing investigation into the office. Jindal's spokesman, Kyle Plotkin, says the governor agreed with Murphy Painter's decision to resign from the commissioner's... more »
  • LA Alcohol & Tobacco Office Being Investigated

    August 15, 2010 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two state agencies are investigating the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control. Murphy Painter, who led that office since 1996, resigned Friday without any public explanation. Louisiana State Police Superitendent Mike Edmonson tells The Advocate that another agency asked state police to help investigation... more »
  • New Drinking and Driving Laws

    August 10, 2010 7:17 PM

    Five new laws against people who drink and drive will take effect this year. Karen Stelly lost her son Shawn Lancon three years ago in the hands of a drunk driver. "I have to take something every night or I don't sleep," she said. "I see my son... more »
  • Kaplan Underage Alcohol Sales Sting Operation

    August 4, 2010 5:42 PM

    Press Release- Kaplan Police Department has received several complaints and concerns from the citizens of Kaplan about the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors within the city limits of Kaplan. Chief Adams assigned Sgt. Bruce Ashley and Capt. Scott LeMaire to conduct an Alcohol Sting Operation. An undercover agent... more »
  • Underage Alcohol Operation

    July 9, 2010 4:14 PM

    On July 8, 2010, the Lafayette Police Department's Youth Services Section along with the Louisiana State Police conducted an operation targeting underage sales and alcohol possession of persons under 21-years of age at local establishments. Nine businesses were check for compliance, of those, 41 individuals were cited at 5 businesses... more »
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Increased Patrols for Drugs and Alcohol

    June 22, 2010 6:12 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in this weekend's Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated effort focusing on increased boating safety. From June 25 through 27, agents will be out in force patrolling state waterways for boat operators whose blood alcohol... more »
  • Dad of 5-Year- Old Arrested for Giving Her Alcohol

    May 7, 2010 9:42 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, lA. (AP) - Alexandria police say a man has been arrested for allegedly giving his 5-year-old daughter alcohol. William Moore, age 49, of Alexandria, was booked with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, according to The Town-Talk newspaper. According to the police report, the girl's mother told her daughter that... more »
  • Lafayette council set vote on security fee

    February 16, 2010 8:24 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council will vote this week on whether to scrap a security fee for downtown bars implemented last year. Councilman Brandon Shelvin is seeking to rescind a security fee the council imposed on downtown bars to help pay for a stronger police presence to... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 15, 2010

    February 15, 2010 10:54 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for Februrary 15th, 2010: Megan M. Rader, age 23, Crestview loop, #205, Eunice, La., hold for Lafayette parish. Joseph Denice Keys, age 39, Hazel St., Port Barre, La.,careless operation, DWI,1st offense, bench warrant. Scott Wilson Thomas, age... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 15, 2010

    February 15, 2010 10:40 AM

    Date: February 15, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 108 complaints and reports the following arrests: Rydel J. Frederick 31 yoa of Birch St., New Iberia and Kevin Hebert 17 yoa of 118 Oneida St., Charenton were arrested... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 15, 2010

    February 15, 2010 6:40 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 15, 2010: Name: Alleman, Christopher Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: St Landry Parish So Address: 100 Blk Oak ROA Church Point, La Name: Authement, Joseph Charge: Domestic Abuse Battery Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 300 Blk Pecan Grove Lot... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 12, 2010

    February 12, 2010 10:25 AM

    February 12, 2010 The Franklin Police Department responded to 17 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/11/2010 @ 3:48 PM, ASHLEY AMAUD MCDANIEL, 26, of Myra Street - Franklin, LA was arrested and charged with 2 counts Criminal Damage To Property. Mr. McDaniel... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: February 12, 2010

    February 12, 2010 9:00 AM

    Date: February 12, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 19 complaints and reports the following arrests: Jason P. Landry 29 yoa of Louisa St., Morgan City was arrested on 2-11-2010 at 4:04 pm on warrants for Issuing... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Bartending

    November 18, 2009 10:00 AM

    Complicated drinks... large orders... impatient customers... when you are out having a drink you may not realize how much work bartenders do. KATC's Veronica White decided to try it out. Watch her get lessons on favorite drinks, mixing properly, different garnishes, and bartending shortcuts. Remember to submit... more »
  • New Wine and Spirits Store on Ambassador Caffery

    November 9, 2009 3:49 PM

    Grand Opening on November 13 for New Wine and Spirits Store on Ambassador Caffery Lafayette wine and cigar aficionados will soon have another choice with the grand opening of Ambassador Wine and Spirits on Friday, November 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store is located at the... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 5, 2009

    November 5, 2009 8:26 AM

    Lafayette Sheriff's daily arrest report for November 05, 2009: Name: Alvey, Thomas Charge: Fugitive Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1900 Blk Carmel L Lafayette, La Name: Bargeman, Patrick Charge: Viol Of Protective Orders Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100 Blk SE Evangeline Lafayette, La Name:... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 2, 2009

    November 2, 2009 7:36 AM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report for November 2, 2009: Name: Carriere, Daryan Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100 Blk Adrienne STR Lafayette, La Name: Carter, Joel Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100 Blk Gordon Crockett Lafayette, La ... more »
  • Cajundome's alcohol sales at risk

    October 30, 2009 9:49 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Beer and liquor sales at the Cajundome could be halted unless a dispute surrounding $1.4 million in overdue sales taxes is resolved. The alcohol permit for the Cajundome and Convention Center is due for renewal Saturday. As part of the renewal, the Cajundome must obtain state... more »

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