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  • Alleged pageant thief turns herself in

    September 14, 2014 5:05 PM

    Abbeville Police report the suspect of interest wanted in the alleged Abbeville High School theft has been booked. Casie Bennett turned herself in around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Police say all missing property has be recovered. On Saturday, Abbeville PD released a surveillance photo of the suspect... more »
  • Alleged Hit and Run Suspect Attempts Suicide

    August 2, 2014 3:36 PM

    Shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, a bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-&-run crash on LA 24 in Terrebonne Parish. Louisiana State Police discovered a white male on a bicycle was traveling north on LA 24 near Mobile Estates in Gray, LA. when he was was struck from... more »
  • Alleged convenience store robber takes cash and poker tickets

    July 27, 2014 11:37 PM

    Around 1:12 a.m. Sunday, Opelousas Police Department received a call indicating that a black male had stolen money out of the register and several video poker cash tickets from a local convenience store on Creswell Lane. When officers arrived on the scene, they located the alleged suspect, Steven Joseph... more »
  • Alleged Friday Night DWI Crash Injures 2 Children

    July 12, 2014 12:40 PM

    Late Friday night, Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to a single vehicle crash in the 7100 block of Ozenne Road. Deputies discovered a 2006 Honda Accord in a ditch with three people inside around 11 p.m. Officers report, the Honda, driven by 25 year old Adrione Manuel of... more »
  • Iberia Standoff Suspect Identified

    May 10, 2014 3:15 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's department have identified Dwight P. Williams, 28 of New Iberia, as the suspect in the alleged standoff in a residence on Johnston Street. Williams was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on charges of Felon in Possession of a Weapon and Illegal Discharge of a Weapon.... more »
  • State police: 11 involved in alleged crash scheme

    June 26, 2013 6:35 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - State police say 11 people are suspects in a scheme to make phony injury claims for adults and children in staged automobile accidents. In a Tuesday news release, state police alleged that three accidents were staged from September 2011 through May 2012. Six children, ranging in... more »
  • Federal charges filed alleged bank fraud scheme

    June 17, 2013 9:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two Baton Rouge businessmen are charged with bank fraud in what federal prosecutors say involved over $368,000 in loans they obtained for construction of a fitness center that did not open. Court records show Matthew Scott Bernard is charged two counts of bank fraud and... more »
  • Trial postponed for alleged N.O. drug ring members

    May 23, 2013 8:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has postponed the trial of several alleged members of a violent New Orleans drug ring, including a man once described by police as one of the city's most dangerous criminals. That man, alleged ringleader Telly Hankton, and 12 other defendants were indicted last... more »
  • Arrest in alleged attack on police officer

    April 18, 2013 8:38 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police in Shreveport have made an arrest in connection with an alleged attack on a police officer. The arrest came a day after an officer was investigating an alleged attempt to sell stolen goods. A suspect allegedly tried to hit the officer while driving away in... more »
  • Auburn's alleged tree poisoner arrested in Hammond

    September 25, 2012 9:32 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - A University of Alabama football fan awaiting trial on charges on poisoning of Auburn's beloved trees at Toomer's Corner has been arrested in Louisiana following a dispute over a refund for a lawnmower. The Hammond Daily Star reports Harvey Updyke Jr., 63, wanted $150 for returning... more »
  • 1st year: 114K calls, 50K reports of alleged abuse

    July 13, 2012 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services says its child abuse and neglect hotline has received 114,000 calls in its first year, and more than 50,000 of those calls reported suspected abuse or neglect. The hotline is 1-855-4LA-KIDS . It's for both people required... more »
  • 5 arrested in alleged check-cashing scam

    May 29, 2012 9:35 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma police say five Jefferson Parish residents are accused of trying to cash fraudulent checks in several cities under a fake company name. Police tell the Courier that Alicia Caston, Chelsea Jenkins, Anthony Young, Kenyan Lundy and Adam Smith tried cashing checks in Houma, Laplace and... more »
  • 4 cited for alleged offshore fishing violations

    May 22, 2012 6:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says enforcement agents boarded three boats in less than three hours and cited four men for alleged fishing violations. Spokesman Adam Einck says that on the shrimper Manana, agents found captain John C. Aleman of Laguna Vista, Texas,... more »
  • AG's office increases alleged amount stolen

    April 19, 2012 9:29 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - The state Attorney General's Office has raised to nearly $2 million the amount of money a former recording secretary is alleged to have stolen from the Florida Parishes Juvenile Justice Commission. The Advocate reports Assistant Attorney General David Caldwell has added a third count to Brenda... more »
  • 2 companies cited for alleged safety violations

    April 18, 2012 7:17 AM

    PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Labor Department has cited two subsidiaries of a Pineville-based company for alleged safety and health violations. The department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Tuesday that it has proposed a total of $72,000 in penalties for Dis-Tran Steel LLC and Dis-Tran Wood Products Holdings LLC,... more »
  • Alleged burglars return to apologize, are arrested

    January 10, 2012 10:36 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma police say two alleged car burglars - one in a wheelchair - were arrested after they returned to their victim's home to apologize. It isreports that 50-year-old William Poindexter and 48-year-old Ernest Mart, both of Houma, were booked with simple burglary and held in lieu... more »
  • Men take toddler on alleged drug run

    December 20, 2010 9:34 PM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Three men have been arrested after a police stop found over a pound of marijuana in their car along with a 3-year-old child. State police say that just before 9 a.m. Sunday, troopers in Hammond pulled over a sports utility vehicle that was impeding traffic. WWL-TV... more »
  • Audit: Alleged payroll fraud under Broussard

    October 7, 2010 10:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state audit says former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard and former Parish Attorney Tom Wilkinson may have broken state payroll laws by giving $45,000 in excess pay to Broussard's wife and hiring two politically connected individuals as paralegals who had no qualifications. The report,... more »
  • Man Arrested for '93 Alleged Rape, Murder and Dismemberment of a 15-Year-Old

    September 27, 2010 2:32 PM

    UPDATE- PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two men have been charged in the 1993 killing of a 15-year-old girl after the wife of one of them turned him in, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press. Shannon Marshall told New Castle and Pennsylvania State Police that she went along when... more »
  • 5 London Street Cleaners Arrested Over an Alleged Threat to Pope Benedict XVI

    September 17, 2010 12:18 PM

    LONDON (AP) - British police arrested five London street cleaners over an alleged threat to Pope Benedict XVI on Friday, the second day of a papal trip to Britain that has brought both a warm welcome from Catholics and renewed anger over the clerical sex abuse scandal. The Vatican said... more »
  • Man Captured OffShore for Alleged Attempted Rape & Aggravated Burglary

    September 7, 2010 4:34 PM

    On September 3, 2010, at approximately 7:00 am, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Lafayette in conjunction with the United States Coast Guard, arrested a John Paul Thomas (26) who was working off the Louisiana coast. Thomas was wanted by the Lafayette Police Department for alleged Attempted... more »
  • Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of a Juvenile

    September 6, 2010 11:22 AM

    (St. Martinville, La.)-On September 3, 2010, an investigation was initiated in reference to a report of alleged sexual abuse of a juvenile female for incidents that occurred from July 2010-September of 2010. Through the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified as Jerome Thomas, 53, Parks, and a Warrant... more »
  • Gonzales Cops Catch Alleged 'Brownie Bandit'

    August 28, 2010 4:25 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Bond is set at $90,000 for an 18-year-old Gonzales man accused of being the "Brownie Bandit" who repeatedly broke into a bakery, taking a gross of brownies and leaving crumbs and broken windows. Gonzales police say Jamon J. Simoneaux had a bag full of brownies when... more »
  • 2 Alleged Sex Offense Cases Being Investigated by Eunice Police

    August 16, 2010 4:22 PM

    Two alleged sex offense cases are being investigated by the Eunice Police. At 3 am on Saturday the Eunice Police received a complaint from a woman who alleges a man raped her in a Beulah Gardens Apartment. The man claims it was consented. The case remains under investigation. ... more »
  • Alleged Stabbing Over Groceries

    August 13, 2010 4:40 PM

    On August 13, 2010 at approximately 07:24 a.m. two individuals involved in an altercation resulted in one being allegedly stabbed in the chest and transported to a local hospital and the other charged with attempted second degree murder. Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office were dispatched to 800 Hopkins... more »
  • Kaplan Man Arrested for Alleged Domestic Abuse

    August 4, 2010 5:02 PM

    Press Release: According to Chief Boyd Adams, the Kaplan Police Department investigated a complaint in reference to an alleged Domestic Abuse. The Kaplan Police Departments quick response and investigation led to the arrest of Ernie Lejeune. Lejeune was charged with Domestic Abuse Battery by Strangulation and Second Degree Kidnapping. ... more »
  • Lafayette Man Arrested for Alleged Forcible Rape

    August 3, 2010 11:36 AM

    The U.S. Marshall arrested Michael Straughter of Lafayette for alleged Forcible Rape. The alleged incident was reported to the Lafayette Police Department on June 16, 2010. The incident occurred on June 8, 2010. The suspect is alleged to have held the victim, a 14 year old female, against... more »
  • 3 Alleged Home Invaders Shot, 1 Killed

    August 3, 2010 5:59 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Police say people defending their homes killed one person and wounded another in Alexandria, and injured a third in a nearby part of Rapides Parish. Both incidents occurred early Monday. Alexandria police say 24-year-old Darwin Johnson of Alexandria was killed when he and a second man... more »
  • 3 Arrested for Alleged Copper Theft

    August 2, 2010 4:29 PM

    In the early morning hours of August 2, 2010 Scott Police Officers observed a suspicious vehicle at the entrance to a Scrap Yard in the 4000 block of Cameron Street. Officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle who stated that they were just turning around in the driveway.... more »
  • Man collapses during alleged break-in attempt

    July 30, 2010 9:48 PM

    WALKER, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a man who passed out while allegedly trying to break into a mobile home where an 82-year-old woman was calling 911, crowbar in hand. Deputies said 24-year-old Derrick Gauthreaux of Denham Springs was checked at a hospital Thursday, then booked into... more »
  • DEQ Arrests Opelousas Man For Alleged Violations of Environmental Permits in St. Landry Parish

    July 23, 2010 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Criminal Investigation Division arrested an Opelousas man on 12 felony charges involving criminal violations of Plaisance Development Corporation's water discharge permits in St. Landry Parish. The president of Plaisance Development Corporation, Joseph L. Jones, 58, operates six wastewater... more »
  • 17 Year Old Arrested For Alleged Criminal Trespass

    July 22, 2010 12:08 PM

    On July 22, 2010 at approximately 12:48 a.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office directed patrol unit arrested Jabrison Kinchen, age 17 of New Iberia, for alleged criminal trespass. Deputies responded to a call on the 200 block of Monterey St. where a suspicious person was attempting to... more »
  • Oil Spill Cleanup Worker Arrested For Alleged Slaying

    July 15, 2010 1:01 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd says Texas authorities have picked up an oil spill cleanup worker wanted in a local slaying. Byrd tells The Mississippi Press that Lorenzo Sam was arrested Monday night on a barge south of Petit Bois Island. Byrd says Sam was... more »
  • Alleged 2004 Sexual Assault Of A Middle School Student- LPSS Not Responsible

    July 7, 2010 2:00 PM

    The Louisiana Supreme Court says the Lafayette Parish School Board is "not" responsible for the alleged 2004 sexual assault of a middle school student. That's a reversal of last year's court of appeal ruling. The initial lawsuit said....the girl was walking home from an after school behavior clinic when she... more »
  • Man wanted for alleged rape

    June 18, 2010 1:39 PM

    Breaux Bridge Detectives are requesting any assistance in locating 30 year old Brandon Alexander who is described as a black male height 5-11 weight about 160 pounds, brown eyes and black colored hair. Subject is wanted in connection for alleged rape. Alexander is still believed to be hiding in the... more »
  • Alleged Dog Fighter Billed Only on a Drug Charge

    June 17, 2010 9:20 AM

    Troy Hubbard, arrested more than a year ago on several charges including cruelty to animals and dog fighting, has been billed only on a drug charge. The St. Landry Parish District Attorney filed a bill of information this month charging Hubbard with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. ... more »
  • Alleged serial killer Jeffery Lee Guillory pleads innocent

    June 16, 2010 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Alleged serial killer Jeffery Lee Guillory has pleaded innocent to a second-degree murder charge in the 2002 strangulation of a 46-year-old Baton Rouge woman. The Advocate reports that Guillory appeared Wednesday before state District Judge Tony Marabella, wearing shackles and a light blue prison jumpsuit.... more »
  • Alleged serial killer Jeffery Lee Guillory pleads innocent

    June 16, 2010 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Alleged serial killer Jeffery Lee Guillory has pleaded innocent to a second-degree murder charge in the 2002 strangulation of a 46-year-old Baton Rouge woman. The Advocate reports that Guillory appeared Wednesday before state District Judge Tony Marabella, wearing shackles and a light blue prison jumpsuit.... more »
  • Alleged Serial Killer Jeffery Lee Guillory Indicted

    May 26, 2010 4:46 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Alleged serial killer Jeffery Lee Guillory has been indicted in the 2002 strangulation of a 46-year-old Baton Rouge woman. Police arrested Guillory in December in the slayings of three women in Baton Rouge between 1999 and 2002. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Wednesday... more »
  • Person of Interest in Alleged Assault

    May 13, 2010 4:51 PM

    Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are attempting to identify a person of interest captured on surveillance video regarding an assault that occurred on May 1, 2010. The victim advised she was walking along Pont Des Mouton road when she was given a ride by three black male driving a... more »
  • Charges Downgraded For Alleged Killer Denna Decuir

    January 11, 2010 5:00 PM

    A Vermilion Parish woman learned her fate for the alleged killing of her ex husband. Today, 45-year-old Denna Decuir plead guilty to a manslaughter for the January of 2009 killing of 60 year Milton Decuir. Decuir was originally on trial for second degree murder but the charges were downgraded... more »

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