A dispute on the roadways led to a shooting and a crash, leaving one man dead.
This all happening in Lafayette at around four o'clock Saturday near the intersection of University and Simcoe.
Two cars were involved, a man and a woman in two separate vehicles, and police... more »
The results are in from Saturday night's OWI checkpoint in Lafayette.
The Lafayette Police and Sheriff's Departments conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the 2700 Block of Louisiana Avenue. 274 cars passed through the checkpoint, of those vehicles seven were pulled over for additional testing, and three citations were issued... more »
On September 21, 2010, at approximately 6:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 1111 Mudd Avenue (Circle K) regarding an armed robbery. A black male suspect entered the store and approached the clerk with a knife. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the... more »
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Part of Louisiana Highway 749 - known in Opelousas as Railroad Ave. - is closed while crews work to right a derailed freight train. Jim Herring of Union Pacific Railroad Co. says the 10 cars were carrying rocks for railroad track beds when they derailed Tuesday... more »
4:10 pm Update:
Unable to identify the white female victim. The deceased is only identified as a white female possibly in her 40's wearing navy blue sweat pants, navy blue zip up hooded jacket with white collar inlay and white inlet sleeves with red Christmas style socks. Anyone with... more »
Suspect Arrested in Parking Lot Robbery
On November 26, 2009, at approximately midnight, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Lee Avenue regarding a robbery that occurred in a parking lot. The victim advised officers he was getting out of his vehicle when he... more »