On Saturday evening, Louisiana State Troopers arrived to a singe vehicle crash on LA Highway 105 north of Krotz Springs. Preliminary investigation revealed that the crash occurred as 28-year-old Nicholas Lafleur of Opelousas, was traveling south on LA 105 in a 2005 Chevrolet truck. For unknown reasons Lafleur, traveling shouthbound,... more »
UPDATE: Opelousas Police say Levier has been found, and is behind bars in the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail.
The Opelousas Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating Joseph Spencer Levier, 48 yrs old of Opelousas. Mr. Levier has mental health issues, suffers from seizures... more »
An Opelousas man is behind bars for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl.
On Tuesday, police arrested 32-year-old Johnathon Meche and charged him with aggravated rape.
According to investigators, Meche assaulted the child several times over an undisclosed period of time.
Bond has not yet been set.
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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 »
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 »
Larry Caillier, II, 32, of Opelousas, pled guilty today to a one count of receipt of child pornography, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today. He will be scheduled for sentencing at a later date. Caillier was indicted in March of this year on three-counts, production of child pornography,... more »
An Opelousas man was booked into jail on drug charges after a tip was called into Lafayette metro narcotics.
Chad Pitre was arrested at a home on Racca Road in Youngsville. Agents say Pitre was found with 8 grams of meth, 2 grams of marijuana and muscle relaxers.
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