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  • Opelousas puts more deputies on the street

    March 10, 2014 6:15 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Deputy marshals are stepping up patrols in Opelousas with an eye toward cutting down on robberies of local businesses. City Marshal Paul Mouton tells The Daily World that he's added 8 reserve marshals and they are patrolling the city from 6-10 p.m. each night. The main... more »
  • Livingston deputies accuse man in copper thefts

    October 1, 2013 9:30 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A man who briefly escaped the Livingston Parish Detention Center in June 2009 is back in jail after he was accused of stealing copper from air conditioning units at a Denham Springs storage facility. The Advocate reports Livingston Parish deputies arrested 35-year-old Jared Fedric after he... more »
  • Tangipahoa deputies recover stolen guns

    August 21, 2013 10:05 AM

    KENTWOOD, La. (AP) - Authorities have recovered two guns stolen last week from a Hammond Police Department vehicle but were still looking for the people who took the firearms. Tangipahoa sheriff's deputies say the vehicle, a 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe, was burglarized on La. 1054 in Kentwood sometime between 10 p.m.... more »
  • West Feliciana deputies recover 40 stolen tablet

    July 23, 2013 10:37 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have recovered half of the 80 tablet computers stolen in a school burglary. Lt. Col. Archer Lee tells The Advocate five people, including three juveniles, have been arrested in the theft of a laptop computer and 80 iPad 2 tablets... more »
  • Eight Year Old Recovering After Gun Shot Wound

    February 19, 2013 7:01 PM

    An Iberia Parish community is shaken after an eight year old boy is shot. That eight year old is hospitalized in Baton Rouge with serious injuries and tonight the search is on for the shooter. Iberia Parish Deputies say 21-year-old Akeam Daniels is their suspect, he's also the... more »
  • Men Charged With Attempting to Run Over 3 Deputies

    September 25, 2012 7:06 PM

    Two men are charged with attempting to run over three Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies with a vehicle Sunday. Rocky Salazar is charged with attempted first degree murder, Captain Ryan Turner with the Sheriff's Office said he was the driver of the vehicle. Dale Delcambre is charged with principal to attempted... more »
  • Livingston deputies investigate child's death

    September 25, 2012 7:59 AM

    WATSON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 6-year-old child in Watson. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Lori Steele tells The Advocate deputies found the child's body at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Lakes at Belle Terre subdivision. Steele says deputies are still trying to determine... more »
  • Funeral arrangements for slain St. John deputies

    August 19, 2012 9:48 PM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Funerals will be held this week for the two St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies gunned down Thursday in LaPlace. Two wounded deputies remained hospitalized Sunday. The hospitals say privacy rules keep them from releasing condition reports on Deputies Michael Scott Boyington and Jason Triche.... more »
  • Security Beefed Up For Lavergne Hearing

    August 17, 2012 6:13 PM

    With such a high-profile case the Lafayette Sheriff's Department laid out a strict security detail for Brandon Lavergne's hearing. "We recognize the high risk and the community out pouring for justice," said Captain Kip Judice of the Lafayette Sheriff's Office. Deputies were not taking chances Friday as Brandon... more »
  • Police Shooting Deputies Wound Drug Suspect Who Struck 2 Cars

    July 28, 2012 2:30 PM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies acting on a tip about drug activity shot a Westwego man after he intentionally crashed his car into a police car, injuring a deputy. Col. John Fortunato said it happened Friday night. Deputies had positioned cars around a parking... more »
  • Returning sheriff to deputies: your jobs are safe

    July 2, 2012 6:30 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Returning Sheriff William Earl Hilton has told deputies their jobs are safe. He also introduced former Alexandria police chief Tommy Cicardo as his chief of detectives. That's the job Cicardo held in Alexandria before becoming chief of police. He says he's missed police work since he... more »
  • Eight Arrested in Early Morning Drug Round Up

    June 13, 2012 6:25 PM

    A busy morning for deputies in Acadia Parish armed with 19 warrants for 13 people suspected of distributing illegal narcotics. A rude awakening for several suspected drug dealers in Crowley. All of Wednesday's warrants were issued by Acadia Parish Deputies and agents with the Louisiana Department of Probation... more »
  • Caddo deputies detain driver rescued from lake

    June 7, 2012 10:59 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Caddo sheriff's deputies have detained a man believed to have driven himself and a female passenger into Cross Lake. The vehicle careened off of a road into the lake Wednesday night. The vehicle was fully submerged when deputies arrived, and both occupants were still inside. The... more »
  • Attempted Kidnapping Spurs Investigation Into Similar Incidents

    May 11, 2012 7:18 PM

    A Lafayette man is accused of attempting to kidnap a 12-year-old boy who was walking home from a bus stop. Lafayette Parish Deputies arrested 41-year-old Jonathon Rogers Thursday. Rogers told deputies he was only trying to offer the boy a ride home, however deputies said Rogers did not know... more »
  • EBR sheriff's deputies looking for pecan thieves

    March 8, 2012 6:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's detectives are looking for two men who allegedly stole pecans from a store last weekend. Authorities say the men entered the Fresh Pickins on March 3 at about 1:30 p.m., loaded $500 worth of shelled pecans into shopping carts and... more »
  • Shots fired at Jefferson deputies

    March 5, 2012 6:41 AM

    FAYETTE, Miss. (AP) - A pair of Jefferson County sheriff's deputies escaped without injury after being shot by suspects who fled. Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker says deputies MacArthur Doss and Derrick Stampley gave chase Sunday night in separate vehicles to an SUV that was driving erratic in excess of... more »
  • Deputies: Inmate fled work release site

    February 29, 2012 11:06 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish deputies have arrested a Monroe man accused of fleeing from his work release assignment. The News-Star reports 30-year-old Jmarreon Mack was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center late Monday night on a charge of simple escape. According to an arrest affidavit, deputies were called to... more »
  • Mall of La. to hire deputies

    February 6, 2012 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A sheriff's spokeswoman says Mall of Louisiana will hire off-duty sheriff's deputies for night patrols. The move comes after two teenagers were shot in the mall's boulevard area in early January. In the past, Casey Rayborn Hicks tells The Advocate only Dillard's and the nearby... more »
  • Carjacking suspect fatally shot by deputies

    January 10, 2012 9:59 AM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Parish carjacking and police chase ended with the suspect fatally shot by deputies. Shortly before midnight Monday, Col. John Fortunato says a Metairie man told authorities that he was carjacked on Causeway Boulevard. Fortunato says the stolen Jeep Cherokee was spotted a short time... more »
  • Iberia Deputies Searching for an Escapee

    October 16, 2011 11:22 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for second degree kidnapping, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, open alcohol container and simple escape. According to witnesses Lee Fowler held a female in his vehicle refusing to let her leave. The female was able to flee the vehicle... more »
  • St. Tammany deputies find couple dead in home

    September 16, 2011 6:18 AM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Two Slidell-area residents were found dead from gunshot wounds inside their home, authorities said Thursday. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said a man killed Carol Nilsson, 63, the Slidell city prosecutor's secretary, and then himself. Melanie Comeaux, executive director of the parish coroner's office, told... more »
  • Deputies: fire call leads to marijuana arrests

    August 2, 2011 8:36 AM

    HARVEY, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a call to 911 revealed hundreds of marijuana plants in a Harvey home. According to The Times-Picayune, an arrest report says firefighters were called to the house on Sunday because of billowing smoke, and found a back room full of... more »
  • One Dead, One Injured in Late Night Crash

    July 24, 2011 12:07 PM

    One person is dead and one is injured after a single vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish. The crash happened around 11:30 Saturday night in the 1300 Block of Herman Dupuis Road. Investigators say twenty-year-old Jude Barras of Parks lost control of his car, leaving the roadway, struck a... more »
  • Deputies Patrol Flood Waters for Safety, Looters

    May 17, 2011 10:59 PM

    A mandatory evacuation at Three Mile Lake in St. Landry Parish has left the area almost empty, except for a few, including Sheriff's Deputies who are patrolling the waters. Robby Sweeny isn't packing up, he's building up protection around his home with sand bags and raising up equipment and... more »
  • Deputies investigating the discovery of a body in St. Martin Parish

    November 24, 2010 6:29 AM

    St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a body in St. Martin Parish. Deputies say the body of the unidentified man was discovered last night in a mobile home in a trailer park. No word yet on how the man died.
  • Deputies Fired After Car Goes into Pond

    November 6, 2010 4:46 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has fired two deputies after an internal affairs investigation revealed both had been driving a patrol unit that ended up submerged in a pond at a deputy's home on Oct. 23. Lt. Craig Stansbury, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, says the... more »
  • Deputies Investigate Harvey Shooting Death

    October 28, 2010 10:24 AM

    HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a 36-year-old man was found dead near his Harvey apartment. Col. John Fortunato, a sheriff's spokesman, says deputies responding to 911 calls Wednesday night found Ellis Lamont Simmons in the breezeway of the apartment building, suffering from multiple bullet wounds. Fortunato... more »
  • Campaign Against Teen Drinking is Making a Difference

    October 25, 2010 12:12 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Almost a year into an initiative to combat underage drinking and drunken driving in Calcasieu Parish, officials feel the mix of outreach and enforcement has made a big difference. In law enforcement, "we hit them three ways," said Cmdr. James McGee with the Calcasieu Sheriff's... more »
  • Heated arguments over a zoning change in Opelousas

    September 15, 2010 9:18 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz is sent looking for a new site for an administrative building. This comes after a heated discussion at an Opelousas city council meeting. A deal was in place for the Sheriff's office to buy an old Courvelle Toyota dealership between Main St. and Union... more »
  • Sheriff's Deputies Gets the Dealers and the Buyers

    August 28, 2010 4:17 PM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force arrested two men and seized narcotics and money - then they got down to business. Officers arrested Alfred Treadwell and Jessie Brown at Treadwellpo house Wednesday, and found a variety of narcotics they say belonged to Treadwell. After taking... more »
  • State Police Identifies Deputies Involved in Shooting

    August 27, 2010 10:14 AM

    Iberia Parish- The following Iberia Parish deputies were involved in a shooting that took place on the night of August 25, 2010: Deputy Brett Broussard, Deputy Jeff Schmidt, Deputy Paul Venable, Deputy Ben LaSalle and Deputy Wade Bergeron. Louisiana State Police detectives, with the Lafayette Field Office were requested by... more »
  • Property Owner Kills Intruder

    August 20, 2010 5:13 PM

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office released a motive behind the shooting death on Webb Street. Investigators say after conducting interviews, the evidence suggests that Randal Doucet, 29, came to the residence on Webb Street armed with a large pipe wrench. Authorities said he entered the house without permission and... more »
  • Fight and Stabbing in New Iberia over a bag of Shrimp

    August 13, 2010 6:55 PM

    A man is still in the hospital after a he was stabbed in a New Iberia parking lot on Thursday evening. Police later found a suspect- 49-year-old Adonis Charles at his own home. Deputies are now charging Charles with attempted second-degree murder. Eye-witnesses to the stabbing say Charles was in... more »
  • Lafayette Marshall Deputies Arrest Man Wanted For Armed Robbery

    June 17, 2010 4:58 PM

    Lafayette City Marshal deputies arrested one FLOYD JAMES DARBY, JR. in the 1000 block of Ninth Street in Lafayette this date. DARBY was wanted for an ARMED ROBBERY on June 12, 2010. While armed with a dangerous weapon Darby robbed his victim of $400.00 in U. S. Currency. The victim... more »
  • Iberia Parish Deputies Make Arrest In Home Burglary Case

    March 16, 2010 1:37 PM

    On March 15, 2010 at approximately 07:00 p.m. Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Jake Trahan age 24, for burglary of a residence on the 700 Block of Creighton Drive New Iberia. The burglary initially took place on March 12th 2010; however Detectives were able to locate the... more »
  • Deputies Arrest Man Inside House He Was Robbing

    March 5, 2010 4:40 PM

    Lafayette Sheriff's Deputies arrest a man after he allegedly went into a residence and robbed three people. Deputies say Demarcus Dean arrived to the residence in the 100 block of Marigny Circle and began to rob those inside at gunpoint. 911 was called. Deputies met Dean at the... more »
  • 2 Concordia escapees arrested by Lafayette Deputies

    January 8, 2010 2:29 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette Parish deputies have arrested two men who had escaped from the Concordia Parish Work Release facility. The Alexandria Daily Town Talk reports the two men were arrested without incident and were scheduled to be immediately transported back to Concordia, where they will face additional... more »
  • Head Basketball Coach Arrested

    October 15, 2009 7:13 PM

    Jeanerette Senior High School basketball coach is arrested and charged with having sex with a 17-year old female student. "He was a very good coach. The kids related to him very well." said Assist. Iberia Parish School Superintendent Michael Judice It was all news to the Iberia Parish... more »

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