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  • Illegal firearms suspect pleads guilty to 1 count

    May 17, 2013 8:55 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Houma man has pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving and having an unregistered firearm. The Courier reports 62-year-old Michael J. Hebert was arrested in August after police evacuated several buildings at his apartment complex as they investigated whether he had bombs. Hebert entered his... more »
  • Vidalia man pleads guilty to illegal discharges

    April 17, 2013 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 58-year-old Vidalia man has pleaded guilty to his role in the illegal discharges of pollutants into state waters in Cameron Parish. Carr William Brown, a field technician for T&F Oil, a Mandeville-based company owned by his brother, Lobdell Brown, entered the plea Tuesday in... more »
  • Appeal court: Teacher furlough day illegal

    November 16, 2012 4:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Public School System illegally cut pay by imposing an unpaid day of leave for every teacher during the last school year, a state appeal court has ruled. The Jefferson Federation of Teachers sued the school board after it voted in July 2011 for... more »
  • Man sentenced for possession of illegal silencer

    June 22, 2012 6:26 AM

    ELM GROVE, La. (AP) - A 52-year-pld Elm Grove man has been sentenced to two years in jail for possession of an illegal silencer. A news release says U.S. District Judge Tom Stagg on Wednesday accepted Brett Roberts' guilty plea for possessing a homemade silencer. Louisiana Wildlife and fisheries Enforcement... more »
  • Toney charges search of home, car safe illegal

    June 15, 2012 9:56 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish Sheriff Royce Toney has asked a federal judge to suppress any evidence the government obtained through a "warrantless and illegal search" of his vehicle, office and safe. In a court document filed this week, Toney argues that the search was conducted by Ouachita Parish... more »
  • Man gets 65 years for illegal weapons possession

    June 14, 2012 10:16 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Clayton Davis has sentenced a Lake Charles man to 65 years in prison for illegal weapons possession. The American Press reports Carl Webb Jr. was found guilty April 11 of three counts of possessing stolen firearms and one count of possession of... more »
  • Man admits role in hiring illegal immigrants

    May 18, 2012 8:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Metairie man who worked for a home elevation and shoring company has pleaded guilty to a charge he engaged in a plot to employ illegal immigrants. Twenty-nine-year-old Adolfo Hernandez faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following his guilty... more »
  • Federal prosecutors allege illegal diet sales

    May 9, 2012 10:27 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors allege the owner of a Lafayette herbal supplement business sold products containing a prescription diet drug that was taken off the market in 2010 on health concerns The Advocate reports Thuy Thikim Nguyen faces federal charges related to the marketing of unapproved drugs in... more »
  • 7 men accused of illegal ATV riding

    June 9, 2011 10:31 AM

    VIDALIA, La. (AP) - Concordia Parish sheriff's deputies say seven men have been cited for illegal use of all-terrain vehicles on the Mississippi River levee south of Vidalia. Sheriff Randy Maxwell says the men were cited Wednesday for cutting or destroying levees in violation of state law. Investigators tell The... more »
  • Should Marijuana be Legal in Louisiana?

    February 15, 2011 11:36 PM

    The debate over the decriminalization of marijuana is about to heat up. A grassroots organization, called "Legalize Louisiana" has organized a pro-pot march in Lafayette for next month. "The aim is that we will have safe and free access for cannabis for any medical patient or recreational user who... more »
  • Deputies Crack Down on Newly Illegal Fake Bath Salts

    January 6, 2011 11:41 PM

    Synthetic drugs masqueraded as bath salts have hospitalized hundreds in Louisiana and even caused several deaths and suicides. But as of Thursday those drugs and the chemicals used to make them are now illegal. Right after Governor Bobby Jindal banned the fake bath salts, law enforcement teams across Acadiana... more »
  • Illegal Spending Spree Sends LA Minister to Prison

    September 30, 2010 1:17 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Louisiana minister has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for using stolen money orders during a spending spree in Mississippi. The Rev. Toris Young of New Orleans pleaded guilty in June to one count of bank fraud and one count of using forged... more »
  • Illegal Shrimping Undercover Investigation

    September 3, 2010 11:36 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says that 17 people have admitted catching large amounts of shrimp in the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge and selling them commercially. It says that state wildlife agents staked out the refuge after getting numerous complaints. They watched the... more »
  • New Laws go into effect Sunday- Texting and Driving one of them

    August 14, 2010 7:28 PM

    Let's admit it- if you can text, you've probably tapped your phone while driving. "I see women all the time with children in the car," Abbey Bandali said. "(They're) weaving in and out of traffic." Bailey Bobbitt says, "look over and sure enough, they're texting or talking... more »
  • 3 Counts Of Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile

    May 18, 2010 4:18 PM

    Press Release-Louisiana State Police Region 2 detectives arrested an illegal immigrant for three counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Troopers received a complaint in April about an illegal immigrant, 23-year-old Jose M. Acuna-Cruz of Honduras. The complaint alleged Cruz was engaging in sexual activities at an apartment in... more »
  • Vitter Accused of Accepting Illegal Campaign Contributions

    April 22, 2010 2:58 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington ethics watchdog is accusing Sen. David Vitter of accepting illegal campaign contributions from a California dry cleaning company that wanted federal stimulus money. Questions have swirled around a fundraiser Vitter held with executives of U.S. Dry Cleaning Corp. since The Times-Picayune reported recently that company... more »
  • Opelousas man arrested in illegal dumping case

    February 19, 2010 6:21 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The director of a company that operates several wastewater treatment facilities in Louisiana has been arrested on charges he allowed untreated wastewater to be illegally dumped. The state Department of Environmental Quality said 57-year-old Joseph L. Jones, of Opelousas, faces 12 felony charges involving alleged violations... more »
  • Arrests Made In Baton Rouge Illegal Deer Sales Ring

    January 21, 2010 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A yearlong investigation of illegal deer sales in West Baton Rouge and Iberville parishes has brought two arrests but the alleged ringleader remains at large, a state wildlife agent says. Henry Rineheart, 34, of Plaquemine and Aaron Comeaux, 35, of Gueydan were arrested last week,... more »
  • Arrest made in Northside Veterinary Hospital robbery

    December 1, 2009 2:05 PM

    The St. Landry Sheriff's Office and the Eunice Police Department have arrested three men for a pharmacy burglary in Eunice that took place on November 25, 2009. Jason Lavergne, Derek Holcomb and Mitchell Aucoin have been accused of stealing illegal narcotics and a safe from Northside Veterinary Hospital. Sheriff... 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 »
  • Big 3 Stories: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    September 23, 2009 8:03 AM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted abduction. The Sheriff's Office tells KATC that two boys ---10 and 11 years old ---were riding their bikes around nine o'clock Sunday night when a white man in a car drove up next to them. The boys told the Sheriff's Office... more »

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