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  • Scenic corridor plan advances in Jeff Davis

    June 28, 2014 2:38 PM

    LAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) - Plans for a proposed scenic Flyway Byway through Jefferson Davis Parish are moving closer to reality. Consultants held a final management review session in Lake Arthur to present a draft of the Corridor Management Plan for the new state-designated byway. "It's the road map for... more »
  • Jeff Davis residents to be asked to renew taxes

    June 14, 2014 1:44 PM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury is expected to call a Dec. 6 election to renew a tax tied to upkeep of the parish courthouse and jail. The American Press reported the Police Jury meets on July 23 and also is expected to call for separate... more »
  • I-10 East Vehicle Fire near Jennings

    February 18, 2014 6:52 AM

    Early Tuesday morning, a vehicle fire has closed I -10 East at mile maker 68, near Jennings. Louisiana State Troopers say the vehicle fire involves a semi-truck, and happened around 5:30 a.m. There are also no injuries at this time. More details will be posted as they become available.
  • Fire Danger Across Portions of Louisiana

    March 7, 2013 8:48 AM

    State agriculture officials are warning that dry weather in southwest Louisiana is increasing the danger of wildfires. Calcasieu, Vernon, Allen, Jeff Davis and Acadia parishes are classes as in "very high" danger. Authorities say a "medium" danger exists in Beauregard Parish. Authorities explain conditions favor quick spreading of any fire... more »
  • Update: Jennings Fire on E. Willis

    October 2, 2012 7:25 AM

    Just after midnight Tuesday morning, emergency officials were called to the scene of a major house fire on E Willis Street in Jennings. Officials say 3 people were in the house at the time that the fire broke out. Two of the people escaped, one handicapped man died in the... more »
  • State Closes Bridges Deemed Unsafe in Jeff Davis

    September 24, 2012 7:27 PM

    State officials have closed five bridges in Jeff Davis Parish and could close more because of structural damage. Bridge Inspectors cited several problems with the bridges, most are decaying and failing timber and pilings below the bridges. The five closed are on Dewolf Rd., Bebee Rd., Ardoin Rd., Bryan... more »
  • Jennings 8 Will Be Featured on National TV

    February 29, 2012 12:06 AM

    The unsolved murders of 8 women in Jeff Davis Parish will be featured on national television Wednesday night. A crew with the TV show Dark Minds was in Jennings this past year, working to find out more information about the cases. "I go out and I try to dredge... more »
  • Jeff Davis Residents Outraged After Cemetery Vandalism

    February 13, 2012 7:41 PM

    Vandals strike two Jeff Davis Parish cemeteries, causing thousands of dollars in damage and upsetting many. Greenwood Cemetery off of Highway 97 in Jennings and Doucet Cemetary just north of Jennings in Hathaway were both hit Friday night. In Greenwood Cemetery there were a few knocked over headstones, graves... more »
  • Jeff Davis Parish: Fatal Accident

    February 12, 2012 5:11 PM

    An early morning accident claims the life of a Lake Charles man. It happened on I-10 near U.S. Highway 165 east of Iowa. 27 year old Joshua Payns, was raveling east on I-10 when he ran into the rear of an 18-wheeler driven by 23-year-old Ali M. Yasuf of... more »
  • McNeese May Study Need for New Jail in Jeff Davis

    February 11, 2012 1:29 PM

    McNeese State University will be asked to lead a study that would determine whether a new jail is needed in Jefferson Davis Parish. The American Press reports ( http://bit.ly/qjfACs ) the study would include projected construction costs as well as the impact of overcrowding and operational expenses at the existing... more »
  • Welsh Shooting

    January 29, 2012 10:46 PM

    Welsh Police are investigating a shooting that happened on 206 Kennedy Street. Police say one person was shot in the foot. There were no life threatening injuries. Witnesses are being questioned.
  • DEQ investigates illegal dumping in Jeff Davis

    January 6, 2012 11:15 AM

    Illegal dumping is being investigated in Jefferson Davis Parish by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's Criminal Investigation Division and Emergency Response division. Around January 3rd or 4th, five 55-gallon drums of used motor oil and off-road diesel were allegedly thrown into a ditch on the west side of... more »
  • A New Sheriff Will Take Over Jeff Davis Parish

    August 23, 2011 5:55 PM

    Candidates are getting ready to start campaigning with election season upon us. The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff isn't running for a seventh term, so a new sheriff will be taking over. So far five candidates have announced they are running. All the candidates say there's two major issues-cracking down... more »
  • Undercover Operation Nets Multiple Violators in Jefferson Davis Parish

    July 24, 2011 11:56 AM

    Jennings, La - Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control ("ATC") Commissioner Troy Hebert announced that on Friday July 22nd, 2011 ATC Special Agents conducted an undercover enforcement operation and inspection at Big O's Place located on South Lake Arthur Avenue in Jennings Louisiana. Agents were responding to citizen complaints of possible... more »
  • SW Louisiana libraries merge online holdings

    January 24, 2011 4:54 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Seven parish libraries in southwest Louisiana are sharing their online downloadable holdings. People who have library cards from those parishes can now borrow nearly 6,000 items including e-books, audio books, music and videos. The American Press reports that Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Jeff Davis... more »
  • Jeff Davis Road Work

    January 11, 2011 9:26 AM

    There will be intermittent lane closures on LA 383 (TV Tower Road) from Mile Post 14 to 15 in Jeff Davis Parish beginning Tuesday January 11, 2011 at 7:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. This work will continue daily from 7:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. Wednesday January 12, Thursday, January... more »
  • Intermittent Lane Closures on LA 383

    January 10, 2011 11:15 AM

    There will be intermittent lane closures on LA 383 (TV Tower Road) from Mile Post 14 to 15 in Jeff Davis Parish beginning Tuesday January 11, 2010 at 7:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. This work will continue daily from 7:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. Wednesday January 12, Thursday, January 13,... more »
  • Crash Involving Horse Leaves One Man Dead

    January 1, 2011 1:04 PM

    From State Police: Early this morning, Louisiana State Police Troop D investigated a single vehicle crash involving a horse on I-10 Westbound at milepost 53. A Pasadena, California man dies as a result of the crash. According to investigating troopers, on January 1, 2011, at 12:23 a.m., a 2001 Mazda... more »
  • Road Closure in Jeff Davis Parish

    October 26, 2010 6:21 AM

    Beginning at 8am this morning the Westbound lane of I-10 will be closed near mile post 59 in Jeff Davis Parish. Workers will be replacing the guard rails. Drivers should expect traffic delays. Both lanes should reopen by noon today.
  • RESULTS Jeff Davis Parish Election 2010

    October 3, 2010 12:30 AM

    Election Results are in for Jeff Davis Parish. Lake Arthur and Elton picked chiefs of police. The parish also voted on council races and school board seats. Here's how the numbers stacked up: Member of School Board -- District 8 2 of 2 Precincts... more »
  • Illegal Dumping in Jeff Davis

    September 24, 2010 2:27 PM

    On Monday, a Lake Charles man pled guilty to the illegal disposal of solid waste in Jefferson Davis Parish. Matthew King, 51, of Lake Charles, was ordered to pay $2,000 dollars in criminal fines plus court costs, stemming from charges of illegally disposing solid waste on his property. King was... more »
  • Last Victim of Jeff Davis 8 Vanished One Year Ago

    August 16, 2010 4:37 PM

    It has been one year since Necole Guillory was last seen. The 26 year old Jennings woman's body was discovered a few days later off I-10 near Egan in Acadia Parish. A grass cutting crew found her body just fifty feet off the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 on August... more »
  • Coroner Report Rules Jayce Dupuis Death Was Self-Inflicted

    August 10, 2010 2:50 PM

    The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office has received a report from Jefferson Davis Parish Coroner, Dr., C.J. Deese, concerning the manner of death of Jayce Dupuis. Dupuis was the focus of an intense air, ground, and water search by many law enforcement agencies throughout Southwest Louisiana. Law enforcement authorities found... more »
  • UPDATE-Missing Jennings Man

    August 3, 2010 4:59 PM

    UPDATE-In an effort to locate missing 21 year old Jayce Ryan Dupuis of Jennings, search teams from eight different law enforcement agencies assisted the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office in an intense air, ground and water search of an approximate two square mile area in the vicinity of the Jaenke... more »
  • Elton Teen Killed by Train

    July 17, 2010 8:11 PM

    A horrifying scene Saturday morning in Jeff Davis Parish after a teenager is killed by a train. It happened around 10 o'clock near Elton, off Liberty Cemetery Road. Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Ricky Edwards tells KATC the westbound Union Pacific train struck the Ford Ranger pickup in a private drive.... more »
  • 5 Accidents, 11 Vehicles on I10

    June 4, 2010 3:18 PM

    A series of back-to-back accidents on Interstate 10 this morning caused miles of backup for drivers in Jeff Davis Parish. Five accidents, involving 11 vehicles, all happened around the same time-- just before 9 am-- and within the same area-- along I10 in Welsh, between exits 49 and 54.... more »
  • St. Martin Launches Emergency Notification System

    May 24, 2010 7:20 PM

    . Hurricane season kicks off in just a week and officials in Acadiana want to make sure that everyone is prepared for what is predicted to be an active season. With hurricane season almost here, some parishes are turning to technology to help them keep people informed. ... more »
  • Two Killed in Jeff Davis Crash

    May 6, 2010 11:00 AM

    IOWA, La. (AP) - Two people died and two others suffered moderate injuries in a five-vehicle crash in western Jefferson Davis Parish. State police say the Wednesday crash on U.S. Highway 165 about five miles north of Interstate 10 claimed the lives of 34-year-old Shannon Cox of Lake... more »
  • UPDATE: Jeff Davis Stabbing

    April 14, 2010 3:43 PM

    UPDATE: Law enforcement officials found no forced entry and are waiting to re-interview Rasmussen on inconsistencies in her story. Police say Richard Davis died after he was stabbed several times---his girlfriend, Mary Rasmussen says an unknown male wearing a black mask entered the home, began stabbing Davis and cutting... more »
  • Two Sent to Hospital After Crash in Jeff Davis Parish

    March 31, 2010 4:40 PM

    A two vehicle crash this morning in Jefferson Davis Parish sent two people to the hospital, one in critical condition. The crash occurred at 10:50 a.m. on LA Highway 26 at its intersection with LA Highway 102 in the community of Hathaway north of Jennings when a 1992 Ford truck... more »
  • Jennings Tax Vote

    March 25, 2010 7:27 PM

    Almost half of one city's budget could be altered by Saturday's election results. In Jennings, residents will vote on a 1cent sales tax. But, some were concerned that this was a new tax. In fact, Mayor Terry Duhon says it's not. Duhon says the citizens approved the tax back in... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrest Report: February 28, 2010

    February 28, 2010 6:28 PM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report February 28, 2010 Name: Allnet, Susan Charge: Acadia Parish Arresting Agency: Scott Pd Address: 200 Blk Mill STR Scott, La Name: Batiste, Herman Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 700 Blk Landry STR Breaux Bridge, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 12:36 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 26, 2010. Warrick Dwayne Castille, age 40, Vito St., Lake Charles, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with aggravated second degree battery. Sandra Joyce Antoine, age 28, Joseph St., Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:50 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Donald Byrd Jr. 40 yoa of Terrebonne St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:42 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Michael E. Dupas Theresa St., Franklin was arrested on 2-25-2010 at 8:54 am on a warrant for Issuing Worthless Checks.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 26, 2010: Name: Anderson, Brian Charge: Parole (Free Text) Arresting Agency: Probation & Parole Lf (Oas) Address: 300 Blk Grossie DRV Lafayette, La Name: Arceneaux, Tycoby Charge: Home Invasion Arresting Agency: Carencro Pd Address: 100 Blk Huron Carencro, La ... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 10:11 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 25th, 2010. William C. Herpin, age 41, Clarissa Plantation. Opelousas, La.,arrested by leonville PD, no license plate, flight from an officer, expired motor vehicle inspection, ran stop sign, failure to use turn signal, required equipment , driving... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 9:51 AM

    THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 21 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 2-24-2010 @ 10:34 AM, 43, TERRANCE GIBSON - COULEE STREET - BALDWIN, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT BY SHOPLIFTING. MR. GIBSON WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON A $1,000.00 BOND... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:49 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Dwayne C. Francis 21 yoa of Egle St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:09 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Mary C. Charles 29 yoa of First St. in Patterson was arrested on 2-24-2010 at 2:00 pm for Theft. St.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 25, 2010: Name: Baker, Brandie Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 6800 Blk Parc Brittny E207 BLVD New Orleans, La Name: Benoit, Autumne Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: La State Police Troop I Address: 100 Blk... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:52 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 24, 2010. Ashley Elizabeth Fontenot, age 24, Shady Lane, Port Barre, La., charged with 2 counts of possession of schedule III drugs with intent to distribute, expired driver's license, turning move and required signal, and improper lane... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:46 AM

    On February 23, 2010, JUSTIN THOMAS, 25, of Iberia Street - Franklin, was arrested after the Franklin Police Department received a DNA match in reference to a burglary that occurred in 2008 at St. Mary Tire. Officers located Thomas on Iberia Street and he was placed under arrest. At the... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 8:36 AM

    Date: February 24, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ricky J. Glynn 46 yoa of Martin Lane, Amelia was arrested on 2-23-2010 at 11:39 am on warrants for Simple... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 7:42 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 24, 2010: Name: Adams, Brett Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1600 Blk Lampman ROA Abbeville, La Name: Antoine, Teesha Charge: Theft Of Goods Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 800 Blk Jolie STR Opelousas, La... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 10:47 AM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 23, 2010: Geovany Carranza, age 25, Hwy. 35, Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with failure to yield right, unlicensed driver, and operating a vehicle without lawful presence. Goliath Adams, Jr., age 50, McNeese St.,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 9:40 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 16 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/22/2010 @ 8:06 AM, HEITH F. VERRET, 31, of Hwy 182 - Franklin, LA While incarcerated at the Patterson Police Department was processed on warrants dated February 9, 2010, charging him... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Narcotics Task Force arrest: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:42 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Rontreve Goodman 21 yoa of Lawrence St., Morgan... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:38 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ana Gonzales 23 yoa of Live Oak St., Baldwin was arrested on 2-22-2010 at 10:01 am on a warrant for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 6:43 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 23, 2010: Name: Aldridge, John Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 100 Blk Hummingbird LAN Lafayette, La Name: Batiste, Todd Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1100 Blk St Charles ST Lafayette, La... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:11 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 42 complaints over the past weekend and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:14 PM, JORDAN ALLEN BRYANT, 25, of Elizabeth Street - Welsh, LA was arrested on warrants issued by Jefferson Davis Parish, charging him with Possession of Alprazolam, Possession of Hydrocodone... more »
  • Crowley Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:08 AM

    The following information is a release for the media regarding information distributed by the Crowley Police Department. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Chief K.P. Gibson. Crowley Police Department arrest log for February 15, 2010 to February 21, 2010: Name... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 8:41 AM

    According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 96 complaints and reports the following arrests: Shauda C. Williams 23 yoa of St. Joseph Lane, Franklin, Brittney D. Williams 21 yoa of Easy St., Franklin and Brittney N. Mitchell 21 yoa of... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 22, 2010 Name: Carter, Samuel Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 00000 Blk Homeless Lafayette, La Name: Comeaux, Kip Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1400 Blk South Henry Abbeville, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 11:10 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 19, 2010. Ronda Fritz, age 34, Division St., #3, Krotz Springs, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with enticing persons into prostitution. Percy Buddy Stoute, age 51, Hwy. 190, Port Barre, La., charged with... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 9:39 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 17 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:58 AM, LASANDER TRENT WILLIAMS, 41, of Banner Drive - Franklin, LA was arrested on a warrant issued by Probation & Parole, charging him with Probation Violation. Mr. Williams... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 7:47 AM

    Date: February 19, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Lynnis Parker 45 yoa of 182, Franklin was arrested... more »
  • St Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 7:45 AM

    Date: February 19, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 31 complaints and reports the following arrests: Brandon J. Barrilleaux 25 yoa of Teche Dr., Bayou Vista was arrested on 2-18-2010 at 2:01 pm on warrants for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Febebruary 19, 2010: Name: Bell, Jesti Charge: Hold For Court Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1000 Blk Kaliste Saloom ROA Lafayette, La Name: Blair, James Charge: Prohibited Acts Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Delayhoussaye DRV Lafayette, La... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 10:06 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 18, 2010. Garrett C. Lacashio, age 35, Saizan St., Port Barre, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with disturbing the peace by loud and abusive music, possession of marijuana, and a bench warrant. Bernice... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 10:03 AM

    February 18, 2010 PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 15 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: IWC ARRESTS: 2/17/2010 @ 1:40 PM, KEITH A. DAVIS, 25, of Ninth Street - Franklin, LA was issued a summons to appear in... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:53 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Press Release February 18, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: ... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:50 AM

    February 18, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests: Casey S. Gillespie 19 yoa and Starr A. Ashby 33 yoa both of Oscar Rivette, Arnaudville, La. was arrested on 2-17-2010 at... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:03 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 18, 2010: Name: Adams, Donald Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Stevenson STR Lafayette, La Name: Berotte, Kiesha Charge: Unaut Use Of "Access Card Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Sucre Circle Abbeville,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:41 AM

    February 17, 2010 PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 29 complaints over the past 48 hours and made the following arrests: 2/15/2010 @ 9:52 PM, BRYCE JAMES MORVANT, 19, of St. John Street - Franklin, LA was arrested and charged with Disturbing The Peace -... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:36 AM

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 17, 2010: James Earl Bartlett, age 33, Miller Rd., Opelousas, La., hold for outside agencies. Stephen James Young, age 20, Feu Follet Rd., Lafayette, La., here for court. Dennis Dwayne Johnson, Jr., age 25, Joyce Dr., Opelousas,... more »
  • Morgan City Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:22 AM

    Arrested: 02/15/10 @ 10:09am Location: MCPD; Barbara N. Pollard, 44yoa, Plum St. Patterson Charges: Warrant: 1.) Bank Fraud (Value-$982.85), 2.) Forgery 3.) Identity Theft Warrant: 1.) Bank Fraud (Value-$1002.00) 2.) Forgery 3.)Identity Theft Details: Morgan City Police Department Detectives were investigating complaints from two different local financial... more »
  • Cases Of Jennings Women Being Looked Again In Jeff Davis

    January 29, 2010 2:21 PM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - Jefferson Davis Parish residents will come together Saturday to remember the victims of what many fear may be a serial killer. Laconia Shontel "Muggy" Brown, who would have turned 25 this week, was found lying along East Racca Road in south Jennings by a police officer... more »
  • Jeff Davis School Board System Calls Parents By Mistake

    January 21, 2010 1:40 PM

    A glitch in a Jeff Davis Parish School Board system is calling all students' homes and saying they are absent. If you receive this message, it is in error. You are asked not to call the school. Officials are working on the problem and hope to have it... more »
  • Jeff Davis Water District #4 Trunk Line Shutdown

    January 14, 2010 1:31 PM

    From 1:00 a.m. till 4:30 a.m. Friday January 15,2010 the water pressure will be very low due to a shutdown of the main trunk line. The shutdown enables us to complete a tie in of new lines with the ongoing water plant improvement project. For a quick return of normal... more »
  • DNA Testing in Jeff Davis Parish

    December 29, 2009 6:59 PM

    It's been one big game of "who done it" in Jennings Louisiana. Since the murders, the fingers have been pointed towards law enforcement in the area. At least from people in town. "People are going to feel one way or the other we don't control that we're... more »
  • Officers with Jeff Davis 8 investigation to be DNA tested

    December 27, 2009 5:41 PM

    In order to squash rumors in Jeff Davis Parish officers involved in the Jeff Davis 8 investigation will have their DNA tested against evidence in the cases. The murders have baffled residents and overwhelmed law enforcement. The community has even suspected that a member of law enforcement could be... more »
  • Jeff Davis Sheriff Responds To Serial Killer Arrest

    December 16, 2009 7:13 PM

    The Multi-Agency Task Force in Jefferson Davis Parish is aware of the arrest of Jeffery Guillory by the Baton Rouge Police Department. Although Jeffery Guillory has been on the Task Force's radar since his arrest by the Jennings Police Department in May 2007, it is important to note that... more »
  • Michael Dubois arrested on drug charges

    November 11, 2009 11:30 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - A Moss Bluff man who has been an advocate of the eight women slain in Jefferson Davis Parish has been arrested on drug-related charges. The American Press reports Wednesday that Michael Dubois was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute schedule II and... more »
  • Reward upped in investigation of 8 women's deaths

    October 28, 2009 2:49 PM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - Authorities have boosted the reward from $35,000 to $85,000 for information about whoever dumped the bodies of eight women in rural Jefferson Davis Parish since 2005. Sheriff Ricky Edwards said Wednesday the FBI, his office, and the parish district attorney's office are offering the reward. He... more »
  • Jeff Davis Murder Update

    October 28, 2009 1:12 PM

    The agencies comprising the Multi-Agency Investigative Team have called you here today to provide you with an update regarding where we are in the investigation, to give you facts as we have them, and to announce an increase in the reward that is being offered. We will take no questions... more »
  • More School Districts to Distribute H1N1 Vaccine

    October 20, 2009 6:44 PM

    Louisiana's death toll from the swine flu has risen to 24. According to the health department, four more residents have died. Meanwhile, plans are being finalized to protect children from the virus. Several parishes in Acadiana are going forward with plans to vaccinate students. School districts in Jeff Davis, St.... more »
  • Body found in car; foul play not suspected

    October 9, 2009 8:01 AM

    ROANOKE, La. (AP) - Jefferson Davis Parish authorities say the body of a woman reported missing in Texas has been found in a car near Roanoke, about five miles west of Jennings. Dr. Charles Deese, the deputy coroner, identified her Thursday as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie of Humble. He says he... more »
  • Body of Texas Woman found in Jeff Davis Parish

    October 8, 2009 12:32 PM

    UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim whose body was found in Jeff Davis Parish as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie. She is from Houston, Texas. It is believed that her body had been at that location for at least 24 hours. ************************** KATC has learned that as of yesterday afternoon... more »
  • Jennings Task Force Comprised of many Agencies

    October 7, 2009 12:40 PM

    Jennings and Jefferson Davis Parish is hurting and grieving the deaths of 8 women since 2005. The Multi-Agency Investigative Team formed to investigate these deaths is comprised of many independent agencies working together to bring those responsible to justice. Since the body of Loretta was found in May of 2005,... 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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