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  • Fact-Check: Did Paul Ryan Endorse Congressman Boustany?

    November 2, 2012 2:27 AM

    At Wednesday night's debate among the front-runners in the district 3 congressional race, U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, mentioned an endorsement he says he received from Wisconsin Rep. and GOP vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan. "I have a consistent, conservative voting record on all major issues, it's exactly the same... more »
  • T. Boone Pickens Endorses U.S. Rep. Boustany

    October 8, 2012 11:45 PM

    Energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens was in Lafayette Monday talking alternative energy and playing his hand at politics. Pickens endorsed U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, in the district 3 race. Pickens offered the following statement: "Rep. Boustany is Louisiana's leader in fighting for the oil and gas industry.... more »
  • Runoff Likely in District 3 Congressional Race

    September 26, 2012 10:08 PM

    The candidates for Congressional House District 3 all spoke at a forum Wednesday night in Crowley. It's one of the most interesting and hotly contested races Louisiana has seen, with two Republican incumbents and a Democrat entering late in the race to mix things up. KATC's Political Analyst Dr. Pearson... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

    August 2, 2012 9:55 AM

    Breezie James Martel, age 33, 551 Willie Young Road, Eunice, La., three counts of attempted 2nd degree murder, three counts of aggravated assault and simple battery involving domestic violence. Meghan Simms, age 24, 11856 Highway 190, Opelousas, La., harboring or concealing a sexual offender and contributing to the delinquency... more »
  • St. Landry Council Considers Veto Overrides at Contentious Meeting

    August 2, 2012 2:02 AM

    At a special meeting Wednesday night, the St. Landry Parish Council voted to consider overriding a number of vetoes handed down by Parish President Bill Fontenot. The meeting was often contentious, and Fontenot found himself on the defensive with a calculated, critical and aggressive line of questioning from councilwoman... more »
  • Rep. Landry Announces Re-Election Campaign, Will Face Rep. Boustany

    May 14, 2012 11:21 PM

    Congressman Jeff Landry announced his campaign for re-election Monday night in Youngsville. He will now face fellow Congressman, Dr. Charles Boustany in an election this fall. The political battle is due to redistricting, after Boustany's and Landry's individual districts were combined to form the new District 3. "If you're... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - April 2, 2012

    April 2, 2012 9:45 AM

    Geremy A. Albert, age 26, 123 McClelland, Lawtell, La., driving while intoxicated-1st offense, open container, speeding, driving under suspension, improper lane usage and resisting arrest, arrested by Louisiana State Police. Johnny C. Woods, age 48, 140 Floyd Lane, Sunset, La., driving while intoxicated-1st offense, improper lane usage and open... more »
  • St. Landry Schools Consider 2 Budget Plans

    March 24, 2012 2:11 PM

    The St. Landry Parish School Board has approved two cost-reduction proposals and will submit them to a state legislative auditor's review committee. The Advocate reports ( that a short-term plan would save the district $3.3 million by July 1, and averting a budget deficit. The second proposal, more long-term in... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Flood Follow-Up

    March 14, 2012 12:52 PM

    In St. Landry Parish, all low lying parish roads are closed. Parts of Cankton and Sunset are still retaining water. Drivers are asked to use caution. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office responded to over 100 calls on and rescued at least 48 people. Anyone who received flood damage should... more »
  • St. Landry Parish: Road Closures

    March 4, 2012 2:12 PM

    Eunice, La- La. 13 in St. Landry Parish, between La. 13 (Aymond St.) and La. 3316 (E. Ardoin St.), will be closed for railroad replacement. The closure will be from today March 4, 2012, and last until 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2012. This closure is necessary to replace 60... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - February 15, 2012

    February 15, 2012 10:27 AM

    Naomi Beth Pitre, age 27, 134 Belgium Road, Crowley, La., three counts of felony theft. Amber Michelle Arnaud, age 25, 107 Plantation Road, # 30, Opelousas, La., possession of schedule II drugs. John David Marshall, age 28, 125 Marshall Lane, Eunice, La., theft. Henry Clemons, age 47,... more »
  • St. Landry United Coalition of Educators Allege Severe Spending Issues

    February 14, 2012 12:51 AM

    At a public forum Monday night, the St. Landry United Coalition of Educators (SLUCE) outlined what representatives called wasteful spending and mismanagement of funds by the St. Landry Parish School Board. As we've been reporting for several months, the board is facing a nearly $4-million budget shortfall this year... more »
  • Update: Missing Autistic teenager in St. Landry Parish

    February 5, 2012 10:15 PM

    The missing Autistic teen boy that was missing, has been found. St. Landry Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said the boy was found walking along side of the road about two miles from where he was last seen. He was last seen in a wooded area in Morrow by US 71 at... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - February 2, 2012

    February 2, 2012 9:39 AM

    Samuel Brown, Jr., age 23, 125 Briley Avenue, Opelousas, La., bench warrant. Nadine Lynette Roberts, age 23, 125 Briley Avenue, Opelousas, La., simple battery involving domestic violence. Ashley Dawn Beard, age 23, 8640 David Street, Livonia, La., two counts of monetary instrument abuse and two counts of theft,... more »
  • Family of 8 Lucky to be Alive

    January 16, 2012 12:03 AM

    A family of eight is lucky to be alive after flames destroyed their home. The fire broke out Sunday morning at a home along Highway Ten in Washington. Literally everything this family owns is gone. "I just felt like it was the end of time the way it... more »
  • Deadly Start to 2012

    January 2, 2012 12:28 AM

    The new year holiday marked by tragedy this weekend with three deadly accidents all in the last three days. It definitely was a busy weekend for emergency officials across Acadiana. Friday and Saturday there was a fatal crash in Lafayette, and Sunday morning was the first fatal accident for... more »
  • New Year Brings New Memorial

    December 30, 2011 10:09 PM

    The new year will bring with it a new memorial in St. Landry Parish, honoring members of all branches of the military. The site at Harry Guilbeau Road and LA-182 in Opelousas may loook like any other construction site ready for development, but this is a special one that... more »
  • Search Parties Find Missing Hunter's Body in Lake

    December 28, 2011 11:24 PM

    It's been more than a week since Lynn Landry was last seen going to his hunting camp in the Atchafalaya Basin. Relentless search parties finally found his body in the lake not far from that area. It was a search that hoped for the best, but prepared for the... more »
  • Family Searching Around the Clock for Missing Hunter

    December 23, 2011 11:29 PM

    Sheriff's deputies continue the search for a missing hunter in St Mary Parish. Relatives say 58-year-old Lynn Landry went hunting at his camp near Beehive Shoot in the Atchafalaya Basin Tuesday and didn't return when expected. Now Landry's family are searching for him around the clock. By day search... more »
  • Coalition Demands Financial Records from School Board

    December 9, 2011 7:34 PM

    In Saint Landry Parish, a newly formed group of educators is demanding financial records for the past three years from the St. Landry Parish School Board. This after at least one board member requested the same information. The Saint Landry United Coalition of Educators says the school board is... more »
  • Reps. Landry & Boustany Disagree Over Proposed Offshore Safety Reforms

    December 6, 2011 12:05 AM

    The United States Senate is considering a bill, which involves offshore safety reforms proposed by Rep. Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia. In the wake of recent fatalities offshore, most will agree safety should be a priority in the Gulf, but not everyone is onboard with Landry's ideas. H.R. 2838, also... more »
  • Firefighters Make Special Rescue

    December 5, 2011 1:00 AM

    This time of year stories like a house fire might seem especially heart-breaking, but this story in Carencro has a happy ending. In all, crews from five different departments were called in to fight the fire. Flames taking just a matter of minutes to destroy a place, the Davis... more »
  • St. Landry Parish School Board Facing Budget Crisis

    November 29, 2011 12:37 AM

    The St. Landry Parish School Board is facing a budget shortfall and will likely have to make budget cuts, before the end of this fiscal year. "We're going to have to make up several million dollars," said Interim Superintendent Donnie Perron. "It's pretty much a crisis, financially." The... more »
  • Landry Slides into Finalist Spot for Superintendent

    November 23, 2011 10:26 PM

    The search for a new superintendent in Lafayette Parish hit another snag and board members are faced with re-evaluating its final three candidates. School Board members said they were surprised when one of the finalists, St. Mary Parish Superintendent Donald Aguillard, dropped out of the running. At a special... more »
  • St. Landry Council Seeks Review of Contracts

    November 17, 2011 12:49 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The St. Landry Parish Council has voted unanimously to ask the state Legislative Auditor's Office to review all contracts approved during the two terms served by parish President Don Menard. On Wednesday, council member Pam Gautreau questioned Menard's hiring of former Opelousas Mayor Mike Thibodeaux as... more »
  • School Leadership Changes Not Without Controversy

    October 25, 2011 12:58 AM

    It's been a turbulent week for the St. Landry Parish School System and tensions were high at a special meeting Monday, called to address leadership changes. The board gathered to appoint an interim replacement for Superintendent Michael Nassif, but yet another administrator's chair was vacant at the meeting. Monday... more »
  • Boustany, Landry Differ on Debt Deal

    August 1, 2011 11:45 PM

    Even though congressmen Jeff Landry (R-LA 03) and Charles Boustany (R-LA 07) share the same political party, they don't share the same feelings on the recent debt deal. And that could have implications in 2012. "When you look at the vote on the debt ceiling and you look at... more »
  • One Injured in Plane Crash

    July 30, 2011 11:26 PM

    A man is hospitalized after his plane crashed at the St. Landry Parish Airport in Opelousas. Police say the pilot hadn't gotten very far off the ground before realizing something was very wrong. The Federal Aviation Administration arrived just after one o'clock Saturday afternoon at the St. Landry Parish... more »
  • Search is on for Missing Man

    July 21, 2011 6:24 PM

    A missing man in Port Barre has yet to be seen. It's been a week and day since Dale LaFleur left home. "I'm thinking it's not good and I don't believe Dale would commit suicide," said R.J. LaFleur, Dale's brother. R.J. is searching for answers as to why... more »
  • Major Fire Rips Through Landry's Seafood & Steakhouse

    July 10, 2011 11:30 PM

    In Iberia Parish, a well known seafood and steakhouse went up in flames Sunday morning. It's still unknown what caused the fire at Landry's Seafood in Jeanerette. The fire started around one o'clock and several fire departments were on scene until 6:30 Sunday morning extinguishing the flames. "It's... more »
  • Moving Day for Lourdes

    June 25, 2011 11:24 PM

    It was a big day for healthcare in Lafayette Saturday as the new Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center officially opened for business. The new hospital opened it's doors Saturday morning, after more than two years of construction. It is the largest, single construction project to date in Lafayette... more »
  • Escaped Inmate Timeline

    June 25, 2011 12:12 AM

    An inmate who escaped in Lafayette Parish is back behind bars, but not before taking police on a high-speed chase. 25-year old Matthew Keyes had just been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for home invasion. For nearly 15 hours Matthew Keyes was a free man.... more »
  • Two Dead After Single Vehicle Accident: Police Searching for Driver

    May 28, 2011 9:30 PM

    Two people are dead after a single vehicle accident and police are still searching for the driver. The accident happened at milepost 42 in northern St. Landry Parish just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Troopers say the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, entered the grass median,... more »
  • Three Mile Lake Residents Evacuate

    May 16, 2011 12:14 AM

    It seems so calm in the Three Mile Lake Community while looking at the water, but there was a sense of urgency in the air Sunday. "They were knocking on our doors at 8 this morning saying get out, get out." said Connie Baudoin. Residents and campers at... more »
  • Search for Sunset Murder Suspect

    April 18, 2011 11:07 PM

    A family in Sunset is crying out for justice, three weeks after their brother's murder. Corneil Landry was killed on March 27, but law enforcement still haven't found the suspected murderer. Not a day goes by that Carolyn Landry-Pugh doesn't think about her baby brother. "He was hard... more »
  • Speed Limit Increases on Portions of I-49

    April 18, 2011 7:19 PM

    Starting today, drivers along rural sections of I-49 will be able to press the gas a little harder. For twelve years, Tom Rutherford has been traveling the roads in his big rig. Many of those trips along I-49 near Ville-Platte northward to Shreveport. "If the speed limit is 75,... more »
  • Crash Claims the Life of Woman

    April 17, 2011 1:39 PM

    In Evangeline Parish, a woman dies after driving off the road and crashing into a tree. The accident happened at nine am Friday on Highway 3042. State Troopers say 26-year-old Gheri Blood of Saint Landry was not wearing a seat belt, and was thrown from her vehicle. The accident... more »
  • Congressional Redistricting: What it Means for Acadiana

    April 14, 2011 12:02 AM

    With a few hours to spare in the special session, state lawmakers reached a compromise on congressional redistricting that would shrink the state's seven districts down to six. "It's probably not the best situation, but knowing that we were going down to the number six, the most important and... more »
  • Youngsville Boy Suffers from Mysterious Illness

    April 13, 2011 10:36 PM

    What if your child were sick, but you didn't know why? That's what one Youngsville family is dealing with as they search for answers to their son's mystery illness. Kael Landry appears to be a healthy, happy young boy. But at 13 months old, he's developmentally behind and still... more »
  • Youngsville Boy Suffers from Mysterious Illness

    April 13, 2011 6:13 PM

    13-month-old Kael Landry was born with several rare conditions, including dwarfism, epilepsy and heart problems. But after countless trips to the ER, Intensive Care Unit and appointments with specialists, doctors still don't know exactly what is wrong with young Kael. KATC's Maddie Garrett brings you his story, and his... more »
  • Landry Calls Corps of Eng. "Inept" in Case of Sitting Barge

    March 29, 2011 11:43 PM

    It's been almost a year since an oil rig barge capsized in the Charenton Canal in St. Mary Parish, and today it's still there. Now parish and state leaders say they're fed up with the problem. The enormous 2,000 ton vessel has sat on it's side right in the... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- February 16, 2011

    February 16, 2011 9:31 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- February 16, 2011 Dandaline Kaye Sattler, age 34, 311 North 12th Street, Eunice, La., arrested for Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Schedule II Drug with the Intent to Distribute and Possession IV Drug with the Intent to Distribute. Lolian Kay Savoy Choplin,... more »
  • Opelousas Man Killed in St. Landry Parish Crash

    February 1, 2011 8:56 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say an Opelousas man was killed and seven others injured in a two-vehicle crash in St. Landry Parish. The accident occurred just after 7 p.m. Monday on La. Highway 104 west of Opelousas. Troopers say a sport utility vehicle driven by 40-year-old Casey Olivier... more »
  • Bridge to Close for Five Months

    January 31, 2011 12:05 AM

    A portion of a busy road in Lafayette will be closed starting this week. The bridge on Eraste Landry, near Bertrand will be shut down for five months starting Monday. Crews will replace the bridge as part of a drainage improvement project. Detours will be posted.
  • Teenager Arrested; Accused of Making Threats At School

    January 12, 2011 6:11 PM

    A 15-year old student in St. Landry Parish is in a juvenile jail. He's accused of making threats to both teachers and students at his school. The teenager, a student of the alternative school in Opelousas, was said to have a hit list. He was charged with two counts of... more »
  • LA Congressional Delegation Reacts to AZ Rampage

    January 10, 2011 11:49 PM

    The attempted assassination of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords has raised security concerns among lawmakers across the country. The Arizona Democrat was shot in the head over the weekend while meeting with constituents outside of a supermarket in Tucson. The public event was very similar to events attended everyday by politicians... more »
  • Home Burglary Arrests in St. Landry Parish

    January 7, 2011 1:12 PM

    Stolen electronics, furniture and two table saws landed two St. Landry parish men in jail. Twenty-five-year old Jarod Guzman of Iota is accused of stealing from a home on Church Point Highway near Rayne. Investigators recovered the saw tables at a pawn shop. In another case, 39-year-old Donovan... more »
  • Republicans Get Ready to Take Over House

    January 4, 2011 10:12 PM

    On Wednesday, Jan. 5, our nation's capitol will undergo a massive change as 96 new members of Congress will be sworn-in. And an overwhelming 87 of those new lawmakers are Republican. Louisiana's own Jeff Landry will be representing District 3, and is one of those freshman Republicans. Sent by... more »
  • Plaucheville Man Dies in St. Landry Parish Crash

    November 9, 2010 11:58 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say a 57-year-old Plaucheville man died in a one-vehicle accident on La. Highway 107 in St. Landry Parish. Troooper say Jerry Arnold's pickup ran off the road and hit a tree early Tuesday morning. Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • Meth Arrest in Port Barre

    November 2, 2010 1:36 PM

    Release: On October 29,2010, the Port Barre police department received a tip a vehicle possibly carrying illegal narcotics would be passing through the city limits on Saizan Ave. Moments later, officers spotted a black truck travelling on Saizan Ave at a high rate of speed. The police were able to... more »
  • Interstate 49 Traffic Advisory

    October 26, 2010 2:42 PM

    Judson Walsh and Harry Guilbeau entrance & exit ramp @ I-49 will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2010 until 6:00 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2010. La 93 entrance ramp @ I-49 will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 until... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- October 22, 2010

    October 22, 2010 10:32 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- October 22, 2010 Ashley Huval, age 18, 109 Turf Lane, Carencro, LA, charged with second degree cruelty to juveniles. Nicholas Brock Boone, age 23, 119 Bradley Street, Eunice, LA, arrested on 3 arrest warrants. Vivian Eggleston, age 45, 2215 La Hwy... more »
  • Gonzales woman dies in St. Landry Parish Crash

    October 18, 2010 10:23 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say a vehicle 21-year-old Gonzales woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident in St. Landry Parish. The accident happened at 2:57 a.m. Saturday on La. Highway 103 northwest of Opelousas. Troopers say Tabatha Guidin's car failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road,... more »
  • Dog Executed, Owner's Relative Arrested

    October 18, 2010 10:20 AM

    A Berwick woman discovers her dog dead in a ditch, with a bullet to the head. A deputy went to scene and located shotgun shells at the location. The owner suspected her brother-in-law of shooting the dog. After an investigation, the suspect was placed under arrest and booked into... more »
  • St Landry Parish: Drug maker ordered to pay $258 Million

    October 15, 2010 5:16 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A St. Landry Parish jury says health products maker Johnson & Johnson owes the state nearly $258 million for misleading Louisiana doctors about the possible side effects of one of its anti-psychotic medications. A company spokesman said it would appeal Thursday's verdict in Opelousas. Attorney General... more »
  • Renewal of a One-Mil Tax Fails For the St. Landry Parish Jail

    October 4, 2010 3:53 PM

    A renewal of a one-mil tax for the maintenance and upkeep of the St. Landry Parish Jail did not pass Saturday night. The jail tax renewal failed, receiving only 7,962 votes, or 47.48 percent. An estimated $215,460 per year property tax renewal would have been committed to maintaining and... more »
  • Landry Declared Winner of 3rd Congressional District

    October 2, 2010 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New Iberia lawyer Jeff Landry has handily won the Republican nomination in the 3rd Congressional District and heads to the November general election. Landry defeated former state House Speaker Hunt Downer in Saturday's GOP runoff election after a months-long, attack-laden battle. Landry will face Democrat... more »
  • Student Arrested After Shooting Threat Was Made

    October 1, 2010 6:53 PM

    In St. Landry Parish, a student is arrested at school after threatening to shoot her classmates. Now that teenager is facing criminal charges and possible expulsion. It happened at MACA --- The Magnet Academy for Cultural Arts. The teen told police she was bullied, and that's why the threat was... more »
  • St. Landry Homecoming DWI Saturation Patrols

    September 23, 2010 3:26 PM

    Sheriff Bobby Guidroz stated that "According to the U. S. Department of transportation, 16-20 year olds have the highest risk of being killed in a traffic crash of any age group. We don't want any youth in St. Landry Parish to become part of this tragic statistic." "To help... more »
  • Wal Mart Hit and Run Arrest

    September 22, 2010 10:23 AM

    A Wal Mart hit and run suspect has been arrested in Thibodaux. Jacob J. Landry, 22, was arrested by Thibodaux Police Department on a warrant for St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office for Hit and Run, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Reckless Operation with an Accident. The arrest stems... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- September 22, 2010

    September 22, 2010 10:14 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- September 22, 2010 Angela Morse, age 30, 3018 2nd St., Basile, La., hold for outside agencies. Ray Mitchell, age 48, 540 Halsey St., Eunice, La., here for court. Anthony B. Smith, age 17, 691 St. Matthews, Opelousas, La., charged with theft... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- September 10, 2010

    September 10, 2010 10:19 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- September 10, 2010 Bobby Lee Augustus, age 28, 163 Twisted Oaks Rd., Opelousas, La., charged with disturbing the peace by intoxication. Brandon Charles LeJeune, age 25, 179 Soileau Rd., Eunice, La., charged with driving while intoxicated-3rd offense, illegal tinted windshield/side windows, operating... more »
  • St. Landry Sales Taxes Drop

    September 7, 2010 9:13 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Sales tax collections, which have been in trouble all year St. Landry Parish, fell a staggering 36.7 percent in August compared to last year. Ronnie Richard, sales tax officer with the St. Landry School Board that tracks the numbers for the parish, said the drop is... more »
  • State GOP endorses Landry in 3rd District race

    September 2, 2010 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state Republican Party on Thursday backed congressional candidate Jeff Landry for the GOP nomination in a southeastern Louisiana district, in a move designed to pressure Republican Hunt Downer out of the race. Downer, a former Louisiana House speaker, said he wasn't ending his campaign.... more »
  • 3rd District Runoff

    August 30, 2010 7:51 PM

    Congressional primaries were held Saturday, but voters in three Acadiana parishes will have to recast their ballot in October. This, after none of the three candidates got 50% of the votes in the US Representative-3rd Congressional District race. Voters in Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary were among 13... more »
  • Primary Preview

    August 27, 2010 7:33 PM

    Polls across Louisiana will open at 6am Saturday morning. Acadiana voters will decide on three races, including the 3rd Congressional District Seat. Three candidates are vying for the Republican nomination: Hunt Downer of Houma, Jeff Landry , and Kristian Magar , both of New Iberia. All three candidates say... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- August 26, 2010

    August 26, 2010 9:55 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - August 26, 2010. Blonda Faye Hunt, age 41, 1747 Caddo St., Opelousas, La., charged with simple criminal damage to property. Prentiss Matthews Frank, age 46, 112 Boudreaux Rd., Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, hold for outside agencies and a... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- August 20, 2010

    August 20, 2010 9:39 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - August 20, 2010 Joseph Brad Dupre, age 35, 538 Marks Road, Opelousas, La., arrested by Cankton Police Dept., charged with criminal damage to property, simple battery, simple criminal damage to property, 3 counts of simple battery involving domestic violence, speeding, driving under... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- August 19, 2010

    August 19, 2010 9:28 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- August 19, 2010 Jared O'Neal Austin, age 21, 708 Evergreen St., #349, Opelousas, La., arrested on 2 bench warrants. Michael J. Kaiser, age 30, 150 Chad Harbor Lane, Krotz Springs, La., here for court. Joseph M. Zachary, age 27, 1929 Jake... more »
  • St. Landry Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

    August 3, 2010 11:53 AM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving an attempted burglary that happened near Eunice, La. On Wednesday, July 28, 2010. St. Landry Sheriff's Deputies responded to an alarm activation at Dr. Monty Heinen's office located at 3448 Hwy 190, East of Eunice. Upon arrival... more »
  • St. Landry Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help Locating A Utility Trailer

    July 30, 2010 11:26 AM

    Stolen from 228 US HWY 190 in Eunice July 25th, 2010 a 2004 STS 16 foot utility trailer, black in color, dual wheels, pull out ramps was stolen. Simmular to this picture. If anyone has information, call St Landry Crime Stoppers at 337-948 8477.
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 30, 2010

    July 30, 2010 10:27 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- July 30, 2010 Luis Escalante-Cruz, age 34, 1040 Elis, Lafayette, La., charged with speeding, no driver's license, operating a vehicle without lawful presence, and hold for immigrations customs enforcement. Wilfred Kennerson, III, age 24, 5904 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas, La., arrested... more »
  • Reactions to Manhunt

    July 29, 2010 8:39 PM

    Law enforcement agencies have secured a quarter mile area around the intersection of Landry St. and Admiral Doyle in New Iberia. They are searching for Paul Collins, the man wanted for allegedly murdering his ex-wife in St. Martinville. Collins ran into a sugar cane field around 9:30am. From that... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 29, 2010

    July 29, 2010 10:15 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- July 29, 2010 Sederrius O'Neil Living, age 21, 125 Petunia Loop, Lafayette, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with speeding, unlicensed driver, expired motor vehicle inspection, and hold for outside agencies. Leslie Balthzar, age 58, 383 Curtis Brown Road, Opelousas, La.,... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 28, 2010

    July 28, 2010 9:40 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- July 28, 2010 Jordan Mitchell Richard, age 18, 5403 Hwy. 103, Port Barre, La., charged with distribution of marijuana. Gene A. Richard, II, age 40, 5403 Hwy. 103, Port Barre, La., charged with distribution of schedule II drugs, forgery falsified prescription, distribution... more »
  • St. Landry Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help Locating Sara Beth Cart

    July 27, 2010 10:51 AM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in apprehending a wanted person. Eunice City Marshal's Office currently has 10 - Theft arrest warrants for Sara Beth Cart, total value of theft is $710.00. Cart is a White Female 5'-1", 120 lbs, 22 years of age. Last known address... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 27, 2010

    July 27, 2010 9:34 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report- July 27, 2010. William Claude Thibodeaux, age 31, 4314 Hwy. 27 South Lot 26, Sulphur, La., arrested on a bench warrant. Blaine Rubin, age 33, 718 Broussard Drive, Opelousas, La., drug court violation. Tabitha Lynn LeBlanc, age 25, 185 Boss Rd.,... more »
  • DEQ Arrests Opelousas Man For Alleged Violations of Environmental Permits in St. Landry Parish

    July 23, 2010 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Criminal Investigation Division arrested an Opelousas man on 12 felony charges involving criminal violations of Plaisance Development Corporation's water discharge permits in St. Landry Parish. The president of Plaisance Development Corporation, Joseph L. Jones, 58, operates six wastewater... more »
  • St Landry: Sexual Abuse of a Child Arrest

    July 19, 2010 12:37 PM

    Press Release: On July 2, 2010, St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office began investigating a complaint of sexual abuse. The suspect was fifty-three year old, Raymond Johnson Sr. of Melville, LA. Johnson was accused of sexually abusing a child that was in his care on multiple occasions. According to Sheriff... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 16, 2010

    July 16, 2010 9:50 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 16, 2010 Haas Weinstein Thistlethwaite, age 21, 2683 Thistlethwaite, Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with driving while intoxicated and careless operation. Daniel Brock Fontenot, age 19, 12008 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Ville Platte, La., charged with felony theft. ... more »
  • St. Landry Crime Stoppers Locating A Missing Person

    July 15, 2010 12:00 PM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in locating a missing person from Opelousas. On March 26, 2010, Earl John Kidder Jr, also known as "Bubba" left his residence at 614 Chickasaw Dr. in Opelousas. Mr. Kidder was supposed to be going camping at the Sherburne Wildlife Management... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 15, 2010

    July 15, 2010 10:36 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- July 15, 2010 Justin Paul Babineaux, age 19, 221 First St., Port Barre, La., charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Dennis Dwayne Larue, age 26, 431 East Ash, Eunice, La., charged with possession of schedule II drug with... more »
  • St. Landry OKs $10 Million School Bonds

    July 2, 2010 8:03 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish School Board members have authorized the superintendent to apply for $10 million in low-interest construction bonds to replace portable classroom buildings with permanent structures. Officials say the district is applying for federal Qualified School Construction Bonds, part of a program that allows school... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 11, 2010

    June 11, 2010 10:18 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 11, 2010. Melinda P. Simon, age 26, 301 Prejean Rd., Carencro, La., charged with sale, distribution, or possession of a legend drug, 3 counts of theft, and 3 counts of possession of schedule III drug with intent to distribute. Michael Anthony... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 10, 2010

    June 10, 2010 10:00 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 10, 2010 Dustin Corey Deville, age 24, 223 Pine Loop, Lawtell, La., charged with unlawful purchase of alcohol for persons and simple battery involving domestic violence. Jason S. Bertrand, age 34, 172 Dolly Lane, Leonville, La., charged with 2 counts of... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 8, 2010

    June 8, 2010 9:38 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 8, 2010. James Parker Sharp, age 43, 34 Lemmon St., Empire, La., arrested by Krotz Springs Police Dept., charged with illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and criminal trespass. Terry Laws, Jr., age 29, 322 Hwy. 107, Morrow,... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- May 28, 2010

    May 28, 2010 9:20 AM

    Hall Jr., age 34, 620 Faris Eunice, La., unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, criminal damage to property, simple battery, resisting an officer, disturbing the peace, assult aggravated assult Scott Matthew Deville, age 34, 162 Maple Lane, Washington, La., two bench warrants Eric Ray Arabie, age 22, 212... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- May 27, 2010

    May 27, 2010 10:05 AM

    St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Log- May 27, 2010. Jimmy Wayne Desota, age 42, 201 West Main, Delcambre, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with driving while intoxicated-3rd offense and careless operation. Tedrick Thibodeaux, age 33, 163 Saylock Lane, Opelousas, La., charged with possession of schedule I... more »
  • St. Landry Man Arrested For Drugs

    May 24, 2010 3:51 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, Narcotics Detectives and Officers with the Opelousas Police Department conducted a joint operation during which they seized approximately 35 lbs of Marijuana, several thousand dollars in US Currency, drug paraphernalia and made one arrest. According to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz; his Narcotics Detectives received information... more »
  • $10,000 Worth of Methamphetamine Seized in St. Landry

    May 20, 2010 3:07 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, Narcotics Detectives, arrested a suspect from Phoenix, AZ and seized approximately ten-thousand dollars worth of "Crystal" Methamphetamine. According to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz; his Interstate Criminal Enforcement Units (ICE) were patrolling Hwy. 190, during the chemical spill on I-10 a few days ago. While patrolling,... more »
  • UL's Steve Landry Steps Down

    May 11, 2010 3:30 PM

    LAFAYETTE – The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s provost and vice president of Academic Affairs announced today that he will retire in December at the end of the fall semester. Dr. Steve Landry was named the university’s first provost in August 2008. He remained the university’s... more »
  • St. Landry Crimestoppers-Wanted Fugitive

    May 11, 2010 12:58 PM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in appending a wanted fugitive from St. Landry Parish. Glenn Craig III is accused of raping his girlfriend at gun point and beating her up so badly she has to seek medical attention. An arrest warrant has been issued for aggravated... more »
  • St. Landry Manhunt

    May 5, 2010 7:28 PM

    On Wednesday morning, St. Landry Sheriff Deputies began an intense manhunt in the Port Barre area; efforts to find a convicted sex offender continued into Wednesday night. The Sheriff's Office is looking for Glenn Craig III, in his twenties, Craig is already a known man to law enforcement... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Desegregation Hearing

    May 5, 2010 10:59 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Superintendent Michael Nassif and the members of the St. Landry Parish School Board will return to federal court Thursday in Lafayette. The court appearance is one more step in the process of reaching unitary status, or full compliance with the desegregation plan that was recently approved... more »
  • St. Landry Public Awareness of Teenager Social Trends

    April 27, 2010 5:36 PM

    A St. Landry Parish Public Awareness will be held Wednesday April 28, at St. Edmund's Jeanmard Hall from 6-7:30 p.m. Capt. Jack West of the Covington Police Dept. will talk about teenage and young adults social trends. After parents complete this course they will know, according to the... more »

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