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  • Man Involved in Deputy Shooting Identified

    July 13, 2014 4:51 PM

    Louisiana State Police have confirmed a male subject shot by an Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office deputy has died. Trooper Brooks David says the Iberia Parish Coroner's Office pronounced 33 year old Coty Champagne dead late Saturday night. Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office received a call around 8 p.m. Saturday... more »
  • Iberia Deputy Involved Shooting Update

    July 13, 2014 12:05 AM

    Just after 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12, Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Evangeline Street in New Iberia. According to Louisiana State Police, an Iberia Parish Sheriff Deputy was put into a deadly encounter when a male subject came to the... more »
  • Retired State Police Deputy Superintendent Appointed to Gaming Control Board

    August 12, 2013 9:37 AM

    On Friday, August 9th, Governor Bobby Jindal appointed longtime public servant Ronnie Jones to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board. Jones will serve as Chairman and an at-large representative, as required by statute. Jones fills the vacancy left by the untimely death of Chairman Dale Hall. Jones began his state... more »
  • Tangipahoa Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Man

    August 12, 2012 1:44 PM

    TANGIPAHOA, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a deputy-related shooting in Tangipahoa Parish which left a man dead. Trooper First Class Nick Manale says it happened about 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Club 81 on Highway 51 in Tangipahoa. The deputy was on duty at the time and responded... more »
  • Deputy accused of crashing patrol car while drunk

    July 19, 2012 6:40 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has resigned after allegedly crashing his patrol car while drunk. Col. John Fortunato, a department spokesman, tells The Times-Picayune that 27-year-old Christopher Hyer resigned July 12. He says Hyer had been suspended immediately after he was booked July 9 with driving... more »
  • Deputy arrested, accused of forgery

    June 13, 2012 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy accused of forgery has been arrested. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks says 22-year-old Shanequa Lovely had called in sick to work on Friday. Hicks says Lovely had excessive absences, so her supervisor asked her to provide a doctor's... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy resigns after DWI

    May 15, 2012 10:21 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Davis Parish sheriff's deputy has resigned after he was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge by Jennings police. The American Press reports 25-year-old Ryan Gary, who had been with the department for nearly five years, was off-duty and driving a personal vehicle at... more »
  • Rapides deputy fired for off-duty reckless driving

    March 7, 2012 6:12 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office says it has fired a deputy whose reckless driving caused a traffic accident while he was off duty. The Town Talk reports that 42-year-old Howard Wayne Wells, of Otis, was cited for reckless driving and aggravated obstruction of a highway after... more »
  • Boxers identified in case where Lafayette deputy, child were bitten

    December 21, 2011 11:43 AM

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department has released an update in their investigation involving a child and deputy being bitten by a dog. The dogs are now confirmed to be Boxers and not Pit Bulls, as originally reported by deputies. Residents on the street and deputies alike mistakenly identified the breed.... more »
  • Deputy is suspect's father in tractor case

    June 8, 2011 9:57 AM

    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - The Acadia Sheriff's Office deputy who fired shots at a stolen tractor Saturday night was also the suspect's father. Maxine Trahan, public information officer for the sheriff's office, says 25-year-old Lukie Dominic Ledet Jr.'s father was the law-enforcement officer who discharged his weapon in an attempt... more »
  • LA Man Accused of Pulling Gun on Deputy

    January 9, 2011 12:17 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - A Louisiana man accused of pulling a gun on a deputy in Mississippi is being held on $1.2 million bond after a judge refused to lower the amount. Harrison County Justice Court Judge Diane Ladner heard testimony last week against Kenneth Dubroc Jr., and bound the... more »
  • Ark. deputy on leave after fatal shooting

    October 12, 2010 9:48 PM

    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a Louisiana man fatally shot by a Miller County, Ark., sheriff's deputy was active in trying to keep people off property he believed was his, and often appeared with a pistol on each hip. Miller County officials say the deputy sheriff, so far not... more »
  • Couple dies after car is struck by a train

    October 8, 2010 7:29 PM

    A Crowley couple is dead after their car is struck by a train. It happened around 4 AM Friday morning on Sidney Richard Road off Highway 90 outside Crowley. Deputies say the train was moving close to 70-miles-an hour when it struck a car on the tracks. The train couldn't... more »
  • Deputy Complaint

    October 6, 2010 7:37 PM

    KATC has learned more about the deputy involved in the deadly tasing of a Lafayette man. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says they have never received any complaints about Deputy Chris Guidry. But, one mother says she tried to complain about him three months ago, but couldn't get a hold... more »
  • LPSO Releases Patrol Dash Cam Video of Taser Incident

    October 6, 2010 4:45 PM

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office releases dash cam video from a deputy patrol vehicle taken the night Javon Rakestrau was tased. The 28 year old Lafayette Parish man died moments later on October 4, 2010. The video shows Javon with his right hand holding his cell phone, saying he's... more »
  • New Orleans' deputy mayor resigns after audit

    September 24, 2010 9:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Greg St. Etienne has resigned from his post as deputy mayor following an audit criticizing questionable financial practices at a nonprofit he used to run. WWL-TV reported Friday that St. Etienne, the city's deputy mayor of operations, had resigned after an audit said he steered loans... more »
  • Lawsuit Settled-New Iberia Deputy Used Excessive Force

    September 17, 2010 11:03 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has settled a federal lawsuit filed by an Iberia Parish man who claimed a deputy used excessive force during a July 2008 incident in New Iberia. Nelton Guillory filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit in April 2009 against Deputy Bryan Dugal... more »
  • Woman Booked in Boyfriend's Death

    September 16, 2010 11:13 AM

    Ascension Parish authorities have arrested a 22-year-old woman in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Sheriff's Chief Criminal Deputy Tony Bacala says deputies were called to investigate reports of a stabbing at a Donaldsonville mobile home park Tuesday night. When they arrived, Bacala said deputies found 38-year-old Brian Keith Norris... 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 »
  • Deputy Fired After Handcuffing Wife to Bed

    September 14, 2010 5:04 PM

    An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy is arrested by police charged with False Imprisonment and Domestic Abuse Battery from a domestic incident. Brison Gremillion, 30, was fired and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail today. He is accused of handcuffing his wife to the bed because she was... more »
  • Burglary Boost

    August 26, 2010 6:32 PM

    Burglars are terrorizing an Iberia Pariah town. Jeanerette police and marshals are working with residents to catch the criminals. Thursday, local officials held a town hall meeting to reassure the community that they are working to keep them safe. "We hear your cry we feel your frustration, we're frustrated.... more »
  • Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Allegedly Raping a 6-Year-Old Girl

    August 11, 2010 12:14 PM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested on allegations that he raped a 6-year-old girl. The Daily Comet reports 33-year-old David Lewellen, of Thibodaux, was booked Tuesday night with aggravated rape. He is being held at the Lafourche jail in lieu of a $250,000 bond.... more »
  • Terrebonne Parish Deputy Electrocuted

    July 12, 2010 11:09 AM

    CUT OFF, La. (AP) - Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says an off-duty Terrebonne Parish deputy was electrocuted while pressure washing a building in Cut Off. Webre says deputies were dispatched Sunday afternoon to a building on La. Highway 3162. When they arrived at the scene, Webre says deputies found... more »
  • Dog Shot After Biting Deputy

    July 9, 2010 9:03 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A narcotics agent with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office shot a pit bull dog in the head after the dog bit him in the leg. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lesley Hill Peters says it happened Thursday afternoon. The agent had gone to a residence in Larose to... more »
  • Former Deputy Arrested

    June 23, 2010 9:39 PM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A former Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly obtaining prescription medication by fraud. Sheriff Newell Normand says 37-year-old Tracey Wine, of Marrero, was booked into the parish jail Tuesday with one count of illegally obtaining prescription medication by fraud and deceit. She was... more »
  • Deputy Booked With More Than 500 Charges

    June 13, 2010 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An Assumption Parish sheriff's deputy was booked Saturday on hundreds of counts of evidence tampering, weapons violations and drug offenses. State Police said Louis Lambert, 47, was arrested Friday afternoon. He was booked at the Assumption Parish Jail. The arrest capped a three-month investigation into... more »
  • Deputy Investigated in Sexual Assault

    May 26, 2010 6:32 PM

    A St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputy is under investigation after a Breaux Bridge woman filed a complaint of sexual assault against him. 49 year old Cheri Begnaud says the alleged incident happened Friday at her house in the 1600 block of Prairie Highway. Cheri says two deputies were called... more »
  • Funeral for Concordia Deputy Set for Friday

    May 20, 2010 10:24 AM

    FERRIDAY, La. -Funeral services will be held Friday for a Concordia Parish sheriff's deputy who was killed in a traffic accident. John T. Mott Jr. of Ferriday died in the crash Sunday on La. Highway 568. He was 41. The Alexandria Town Talk reports Mott's funeral will be at 2... more »
  • Deputy Killed in Traffic Accident

    May 17, 2010 7:14 AM

    FERRIDAY, La. (AP) - State police say a Concordia Parish sheriff's deputy John Mott was killed in a two-vehicle accident near Lake Concordia and a Clayton man faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with the wreck. Troopers say 41-year-old John Mott was killed Sunday night when his motorcycle was hit... more »
  • Lisa Broussard Arrested After State Police Obtain Warrant

    March 17, 2010 3:38 PM

    Today, troopers with Louisiana State Police Region 2 detectives arrested Lisa Broussard in reference to a disturbance that occurred on March 15, 2010, at 153 Paulette Lane in Crowley. During the investigation troopers learned that Broussard drove to her mother's house which had burned in the early morning hours... more »
  • Sheriff's probe clears deputy in brutality case

    February 23, 2010 8:44 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputy is back at work after an internal investigation cleared him of a police brutality charge. Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said on Monday, while Deputy William D. McCauley Jr. may still be facing a malfeasance charge from his time as a Eunice... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department Gets F.A.T.S.

    February 5, 2010 7:20 PM

    Deputy Joesph Francis can now practice real-life scenarios from the comfort of the new firearms training simulator, better known as "FATS." "[It's] the same as you would encounter on the streets or on the jobs. I'd rather do it here and mess up here before I get on the... more »
  • Calcasieu deputy arrested on sex charges

    November 4, 2009 12:05 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputy was fired after his arrest on rape and other sex charges. Sheriff Tony Mancuso said in a news release that a woman reportedly contacted the sheriff's office on Oct. 30 and said her juvenile daughter was having sex... more »
  • Ville Platte deputy arrested on drug charges

    October 30, 2009 9:20 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested on drug charges. Deputy Chris LeJeune of Ville Platte was arrested this week as part of a joint operation between the St. Landry and Evangeline Parish sheriff's offices. Jimmy Darbonne with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Female run over with ATV

    October 19, 2009 2:48 PM

    A young girl was run over by an ATV on Sunday. A St. Mary Deputy was called to BDC Lane in Centerville in reference to a four wheeler accident. According to the deputy, several individuals were riding ATV's in a cane field when one of the vehicles passed the other... more »
  • Iberia Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Pornography

    October 13, 2009 2:57 PM

    After a joint investigation with the Louisiana State Police, the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office has arrested Sergeant Keith Koen of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office for pornography involving juveniles. Sgt. Koen was assigned to the Support Services Division since July 2008 but immediately submitted his resignation upon his arrest. Investigators... more »

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