March 3, 2014 9:33 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for March 2, 2014.
Stevens, Seth, 22 600 block of Hwy 10 Washington, LA Charges VEHICULAR NEGLIGENT INJURY; OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED; RECKLESS OPERATION OF A VEHICLE Arresting Agency LSP-LOUISIANA STATE POLICE
There were no arrests were... more »
February 21, 2014 7:10 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 20, 2014.
Ardoin, Chet, 29 100 block of Weeks St Youngsville, LA DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY; DISTURBING THE PEACE 17P-BREAUX BRIDGE PD Garcia, Juan, 57 3500 block of Charenton St Houston, TX HOLD FOR 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Jones, Delannae,... more »
February 20, 2014 8:14 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 19, 2014.
Amico, Josef, 31 1200 block of N Roman St New Orleans, LA OUTSIDE AGENCY WARRANT--EXTRADITION REQUIRED 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Arnaud, Heather, 31 2800 block of Twin Ln Maurice, LA FAILURE TO APPEAR; ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT... more »
February 14, 2014 6:14 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 13, 2014.
Allen, James, 48 600 block of Silberly La Baton Rouge, LA SIMPLE BURGLARY/MOVABLE OR IMMMOVABLE 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Ardoin, John, 30 1200 block of Belfield St Lake Charles, LA FAILURE TO APPEAR; ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT... more »
February 12, 2014 7:25 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 11, 2014.
Auguillard, Joseph, 29 1100 block of Armond Joseph St Breaux Bridge, LA FAILURE TO REGISTER-PENALTIES 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Landry, Sokiro, 37 1100 block of Melvin Dupuis Rd Breaux Bridge, LA FAILURE TO APPEAR; ISSUANCE OF ARREST... more »
February 11, 2014 6:24 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 10, 2014.
Leblanc, Rhonda, 47 5700 block of Resweber Hwy St Martinville, LA FAILURE TO APPEAR; ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Mack, Wendy, 23 200 block of Bienville Lafayette, LA ISSUING WORTHLESS CHECKS 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF... more »
February 7, 2014 8:06 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 6, 2014.
Anthony, Devante, 18 1000 block of Eunice Rd St Martinville, LA ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF STOLEN THINGS 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF
Batiste, Wildred, 37 100 block of Labbe St St Martinville, LA FAILURE TO APPEAR; ISSUANCE OF... more »
February 6, 2014 8:23 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 5, 2014.
Bonin, Alvin, 50 1000 block of Bryant St St Martinville, LA Charges PROBATION VIOLATION Arresting Agency 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF
Borel, Lance, 31 1100 block of B Grandbois Breaux Bridge, LA Charges CONTEMPT OF COURT Arresting... more »
February 5, 2014 5:43 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 4, 2014.
Batiste, Cameron, 19 2600 block of Main Hw Breaux Bridge, LA SIMPLE BURGLARY/MOVABLE OR IMMMOVABLE 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Boudreaux, Jamey, 31 3300 block of Catahoula Hw St Martinville, LA SIMPLE BATTERY 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Boulet, Joey,... more »
February 4, 2014 6:58 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for February 3, 2014.
Blanchard, Dwain, 35 700 block of 1/2 Hank St Breaux Bridge, LA PROBATION VIOLATION P&P-PROBATION AND PAROLE Borel, Tony, 57 4400 block of Catahoula Hw St.martinville, LA THEFT (ITEMS VALUED AT $0 - $500 ) 50-ST... more »
January 29, 2014 8:34 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for January 28, 2014.
Celestine, Rodney, 26 400 block of Martin Luther King Dr St Martinville, LA DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY; FAILURE TO APPEAR 107P-ST MARTINVILLE PD
January 28, 2014 7:40 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for January 27, 2014.
Arceneaux, Denzel, 19 1600 block of 1011 A Twelve St Lafayette, LA AGGRAVATED BATTERY; SIMPLE BATTERY; SIMPLE BATTERY 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Batiste, Mary, 51 100 block of Arizona Lafayette, LA AGGRAVATED ASSAULT; FAILURE TO APPEAR; FALSE... more »
January 2, 2014 7:09 AM
This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for January 1, 2014.
Cormier, Michael, 56 1300 block of South Main St. St. Martinville, LA ILLEGAL USE OF A WEAPON; DISTURBING THE PEACE; AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM 107P-ST MARTINVILLE PD Mcknight, Larry, 54 8000 block of Wade Drive... more »
August 14, 2013 8:51 AM
St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report
August 14, 2013
Jeanlouis, Troy, 22 600 block of Parkway Dr Breaux Bridge, LA HOLD FOR 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF
Leblanc, Zachary, 27 1000 block of Rene O Guidry Rd Henderson, LA CHILD ENDANGERMENT/DOMESTIC ABUSE 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF
Trahan, Cole, 31... more »
October 18, 2012 10:49 PM
St. Martin Parish Schools Superintendent Richard Lavergne is fighting back after the Louisiana Department of Education publicly called out his school system for not following the law.
The law is part of the education reforms pushed through by Governor Bobby Jindal earlier this year and it takes away seniority... more »
June 13, 2012 10:59 AM
Name: Mcnett, Harold Age: 27 City, State: Jeanerette, LA Charges: HOLD FOR Arresting Agency: 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Name: Leblanc, Jeremy Age: 24 City, State: New Iberia, LA Charges: FAILURE TO APPEAR Arresting Agency: 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Name: Hamilton, Jerome Age: 44 City, State: Lafayette, LA Charges: FAILURE TO APPEAR; ISSUING WORTHLESS CHECKS $0 - $300 Arresting Agency: 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF
May 31, 2012 11:15 AM
St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report May 30, 2012 Name: Singleton, Earl Age: 51 Address: Breaux Bridge, LA Charges: THEFT - ITEMS VALUED AT $0 - $300; ENTRY OR REMAIN IN PLACES AFTER FORBIDDEN Arresting Agency: 17P-BREAUX BRIDGE PD Name: Evans, Amanda Age: 26 Address: St Martinville, LA Charges: DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY; SIMPLE BATTERY... more »
May 9, 2012 7:11 PM
A St. Martin Parish School Board contract to harvest cypress trees in the Atchafalaya Basin is under fire. The board agreed to sell its timber rights for $98,500 to Good Hope Inc. earlier this year. The school board owns 640 acres in the basin and it plans to allow timber... more »
April 4, 2012 10:35 PM
The St. Martin Parish School Board agreed to lease some property to a Natchez timber company but they're now revisiting the agreement because it may endanger Atchafalaya cypress trees.
It's not the only school board in the state leasing land to lumber companies; it's a common practice by many... more »
February 8, 2012 11:07 PM
"There is not more being done with less," St. Landry Parish President Bill Fontenot said about state highways. "We need to have full disclosure with the public that we need more resources for transportation."
Bill Fontenot is a former DOTD District Engineer and now, the St. Landry Parish President.... more »
January 24, 2012 10:38 AM
HENDERSON, La. (AP) - A 55-year-old St. Martinville woman died in a single-vehicle crash south of Henderson. State police say Elizabeth Howe was a passenger in the rear seat of a sport utility vehicle driven by 34-year-old Bryan Howe. Troopers say the crash occurred Monday when Bryan Howe lost control... more »
September 7, 2011 9:58 AM
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - The St. Martin Parish Council has approved publishing the details of the parish's plan to issue up to $8.5 million in bonds. The Advocate reports Parish President Guy Cormier will borrow the money from the Louisiana Local Government and Environmental Facilities Authority through the issuance... more »
August 8, 2011 11:43 PM
As school bells ring later this month for the first day of classes, students in St. Martin Parish will be shelling out more money for school meals. The school system said the rise in prices is due to budget shortfalls, but some parents think the increase is too much.
... more »
May 21, 2011 9:52 PM
(St. Martinville, La.)Due to the decrease of requests for sandbags at the locations in the Stephensville-Belle River area, sandbagging operations in the Stephensville-Belle River area will be suspended for Sunday, May 22, 2011. Sandbagging operations will resume again on Monday, May 23, 2011 through Friday May 27, 2011. The hours... more »
May 11, 2011 9:08 PM
Many viewers and readers on KATC.com have wrote to us asking, "Is my home town at risk?"
For those concerned residents, the bottom-line is found in the answers of two questions: do you reside within the Atchafalaya Basin? And... are you protected by a levee?
In St. Mary... more »
May 6, 2011 11:14 PM
The community of Butte La Rose along the Atchafalaya River is one of the areas most at risk for flooding. As of Friday, the St. Martin Sheriff's Office is warning residents they may need to leave soon.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputies went door to door Friday in Butte... more »
May 6, 2011 9:12 PM
Parishes all over Acadiana, declaring a state of emergency. St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia and St. Mary Parishes want residents to be prepared for flooding.
"The high water is definitely coming whether they open (the Morganza) or not." St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier says, "if I was a... more »
April 7, 2011 7:18 PM
The St. Martin Parish School Board is avoiding a financial crisis by making cuts to their staff. It's a move that is actually getting praise from teachers.
"We were pleased with the results," said Latonia Cretian, a teacher at Teche Elementary and president of the St. Martin Federation of... more »
April 2, 2011 6:33 PM
A special election is being held today in St. Martin Parish to fill the house seat vacated by state Sen. Fred Mills R-District 22.
St. Martin Parish councilman Mike "Pete" Huval and St. Martinville city councilman Craig Prosper, both republicans, are the only two candidates on the ballot.
... more »
March 31, 2011 12:35 AM
A special election will be held Saturday in St. Martin Parish to fill the seat vacated by state Sen. Fred Mills R-District 22. St. Martin Parish councilman Mike "Pete" Huval and St. Martinville city councilman Craig Prosper, both republicans, will square off at the polls.
Huval and Prosper are... more »
March 4, 2011 2:32 PM
In St. Martin Parish, a group of trustees recently cleaned up up a 25-mile stretch of the western Atchafalaya Basin levee.
Deputy Grover Angelle says, in all, 64 tons of trash filled six giant 20 foot long roll-off dumpsters.
March 3, 2011 11:18 AM
Power has been restored in the St. Martinville and Cade area after Entergy had a cross arm that burnt and fell causing a power outage around 3:00 this morning. The cross arm falling on a distribution line caused the power outage for about 800 customers through Celco, which is St.... more »
February 16, 2011 2:11 PM
St. Martin Parish rounded up parents not paying child support. "I ain't working right now. I've got a hurt back i've been disabled since 1990,"said Cody Begnaud. Sherriff's deputies say Begnaud owes at least ten-thousand dollars in child support. "From time to time we do these sweeps as an effort... more »
January 13, 2011 6:55 PM
In St. Martin Parish, investigators are asking for help to find a man they say dressed as a Fed Ex employee and cashed two counterfeit checks allegedly from Fed Ex in the amount of $676.34.
Major Ginny Higgins says on Christmas Day, he walked into Piggly Wiggly in Cecilia,... more »
January 4, 2011 7:32 PM
St. Martin Parish officials say they will start paying firefighters for the first time ever but these paid firefighters could be coming from other departments... in other parishes. So, what started it? It was a busy year for St. Martin Parish firefighters. "Our call load has doubled," Fire District Coordinator... more »
December 17, 2010 9:11 AM
Police are still on scene of an early morning car accident in Cecilia. Police say it happened just after 4 am. The vehicle veered off highway 355 into a river.
New information at this time the St. Martin Parish dive team is on the scene with Louisiana State Police... more »
December 2, 2010 5:15 PM
Press Release-(St. Martinville, La.)The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct an OWI Sobriety Checkpoint, Friday, December 3, 2010 in St. Martin Parish. The Checkpoint will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be manned by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, St. Martinville Police Department, Breaux Bridge Police Department, Henderson... more »
October 25, 2010 5:45 PM
From St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office: On Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at approximately 10:30 a.m., two St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Correctional Officers were overseeing the transfer of six inmates from the main cell area of the jail to the roof top fenced recreation area. The Correctional Officers were positioned... more »
October 21, 2010 7:11 PM
It took police a day and a half to find him, but they captured their fugitive, Paul Collins Jr. Collins was on the run since tuesday when he escaped from the roof of the St. Martin Parish jail. Police say they found him hiding just yards away from that jail.... more »
October 19, 2010 9:36 PM
Following the incident that occurred today at the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center, and after conferring with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, St. Martin Parish School Officials determined that all public schools in St. Martin Parish, including Trinity Catholic, will be in session tomorrow.
October 15, 2010 6:18 PM
St. Martin Parish "Food for Seniors" pickup has been changed from October 27 to October 20th. The time and the place of the pickup will remain the same. Food for Seniors is a branch of Catholic Charities. This affects Breaux Bridge, Arnaudville, Cecilia and Henderson, St. Martinville and Coteau Homes.
October 12, 2010 2:46 PM
(St. Martinville, La.)-During the month of September, 2010, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office intitated several investigations into day time residential burlaries that occurred throughout the Parish. These investigations continued into the month of October and a suspect has now been identified. During surveillance that was conducted by Detectives over... more »
September 8, 2010 6:23 PM
Hours after reporting him missing, Deputies discover the body of Breaux Bridge man along the banks of the Vermilion River. Deputies have identified him as 32-year-old Bobby Lindsey. He was found right on the parish line between St. Martin Parish and Lafayette Parish. Deputies in St. Martin were investigating the... more »
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 »
August 28, 2010 3:15 PM
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - So many horses are being set loose in St. Martin Parish that the parish is setting up a shelter for horses and other rescued livestock. Rescued horses are currently boarded on private land around the parish, and the shelter under way will save money, Parish... more »
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 »
August 13, 2010 4:54 PM
(St. Martinville, La.)-The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office has launched a Facebook page and Twitter feed in a continuing effort to keep the residents of St. Martin Parish informed. Citizens can receive breaking news updates on a variety of information such as press releases, crime alerts, safety alerts, and updates... more »
August 11, 2010 7:13 PM
The start of the school year, has some parents in St. Martinville concerned for their children's safety. A few parents filed complaints about the same St. Martin Parish school bus driver last year. This year the driver is back on the route and they say they're not happy about it.... more »
June 9, 2010 7:25 PM
Sex crimes have always been difficult cases for investigators to solve, but officials in Acadiana are making sure they deal with those cases in the best way possible.
Renee Louviere, Assistant District Attorney for the 16the Judicial District Court, said there's an increase in the number of cases... more »
May 26, 2010 6:32 PM
A St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputy is under investigation after a Breaux Bridge woman filed a complaint of sexual assault against him. 49 year old Cheri Begnaud says the alleged incident happened Friday at her house in the 1600 block of Prairie Highway.
Cheri says two deputies were called... more »
May 21, 2010 9:32 AM
Quentin O'Bryan Lewis 27 yoa of 1104 A. Pellerin Road, Jeanerette, La. was arrested on 5-20-2010 at 3:30 pm on a warrant for Second Degree Murder. Arrest warrant stems from an investigation into the May 16th investigation of the shooting of victim Dangelo Williams 17 yoa of Morgan City at... more »
March 3, 2010 5:41 PM
UPDATE: Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that at approximately 4:30 p.m. today Steven Dietz was captured at a motel in Beaumont, Texas. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon several law enforcement agencies met at the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office early this morning in an effort to re-capture Steven... more »
January 22, 2010 5:23 PM
The reward has been increased for help finding a murder suspect out of Vermilion Parish.
Jamaal Diggs is wanted in connection with the death of D'Jacqney Mitchell back in December. Diggs has been on the run since then. Police say they heard last week he was in Virginia and... more »
January 18, 2010 1:21 PM
St. Martin parish officials are investigating their first murder of the the year.
The shooting happened over the weekend in the Breaux Bridge High School parking lot. Authorities believe the shooting was a result of an altercation over drugs. 21-year-old Hilton Noel was shot several times and was pronounced... more »
January 6, 2010 5:13 PM
Two of several criminals wanted in St. Martin Parish are now in custody. Tracy Champagne and Stephen Zenon turned themselves in. Both were wanted on drug charges. The search continues for Daniel Patin of Henderson. He's wanted for failing to register as a sex offender, for possession of drug paraphernalia,... more »
December 27, 2009 4:57 PM
A fire completely destroys a 2 story home in a in St. Martin Parish. Around 3 this afternoon St. Martin fire officials were called to a structure fire in the 1800th block of Old Spanish Trail. Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control but not before the home... more »
November 29, 2009 4:53 PM
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS BUREAU BULLETIN
In an effort to maintain a safe and secure environment during the upcoming holiday season, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office wants to make the public aware that criminal statistics have shown that during the holiday season criminal activity increases. The economic conditions of... more »
October 22, 2009 12:51 PM
Hearts of Hope, formerly known as Stuller Place, is a non-profit agency whose aim is to reduce the trauma experienced by child and adult victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault. All services are confidential and are completed without expense for the clients. Located in Lafayette, LA, Hearts of Hope... more »
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 »
October 6, 2009 10:12 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The death toll from swine flu in Louisiana now stands at 14. The state health department said Monday that three victims died in the past week. The Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge reports that one victim was a woman from the New Orleans area. Another... more »
October 1, 2009 2:04 PM
Part of the United Way of Acadiana's Day of Literacy Thursday, Oct. 1 is the kickoff of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
If you are interested in teaching your kids to read, United Way will send a new book each month to you at no cost.
This is open... more »