In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop D with the assistance of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint on Thursday, May 24, 2012, from approximately 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Calcasieu Parish. Our... more »
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon advises that members of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office DWI Task Force will team up with members of the Rayne Police Department to conduct a check point on Friday, September 10, 2010 from 9:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the parish.... more »
This 4th of July weekend, Louisiana State Police Troop I will have a "No Refusal Weekend" for persons suspected of driving while intoxicated. The campaign will take place in one of the eight Troop I parishes. Troop I encompasses St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Lafayette, Evangeline, Acadia, Vermilion and... more »
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon announced that the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office DWI Task Force will conduct a checkpoint looking for impaired drivers on Friday evening from 9:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. at a undisclosed location.
Several DWI arrests were made during a checkpoint Saturday on US Highway 190 in Krotz Springs.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said, “three hundred and fifty (350) vehicles were screened at the checkpoint between 9:00 pm and 2:00 am. Seventeen drivers were given field sobriety tests.” Two... more »
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that members of the DWI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, January 30, 2010 from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the parish.
Tonight beginning at 9 PM Lafayette police will conduct a DWI checkpoint.
The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. Officers working the checkpoint will respond with zero tolerance to those drivers found to be under the... more »