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  • St.Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

    June 14, 2013 9:56 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for June 14, 2013. St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office responded to over 87 complaints over the past 24 hours. Glenda S. Andrus, age 51, 390 Pavy Rd., Opelousas, LA, unauthorized entry of inhabited dwelling, simple battery of the infirm.... more »
  • St.Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

    February 21, 2013 10:02 AM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office responded to over 67 complaints over the past 24 hours. This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 21, 2013. Stephen James Young, age 23, 1001 North 8th Street, Eunice, LA, illegal possession of stolen firearm, illegal possession of firearm... more »
  • St.Landry Parish Household Hazardous Waste Day

    November 1, 2012 9:01 AM

    Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held in St. Landry Parish on Saturday, November 3, 2012. The collection will be at St.Landry Parish Recycling Centers from 8am until noon. This event is only for residents in St.Landry Parish. For more info call: 337-942-9576 OR 337-826-5211 or visit: www.slpsolidwaste.org... more »
  • St.Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

    July 23, 2012 10:01 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for July 23, 2012. Dalton Joseph Mallet, age 35, 233 Riley Road, Arnaudville, La., improper lane usage, open container and driving while intoxicated -1st offense, arrested by Louisiana State Police. Robert Lee Mallet, age 61, 806 Himes Street,... more »
  • Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Highway 71

    May 14, 2012 10:29 AM

    Last night, a Palmetto man died on the side of US Highway 71 north of Lebeau. On May 18, 2012, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash that happened at 8:36 p.m. 25-year-old Eric Franklin of Baton Rouge was driving a 2006 Nissan Altima, headed south, on... more »
  • St.Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report

    May 7, 2012 10:05 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for May 7, 2012. St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office responded to over 200 complaints in the past 72 hours. On behalf of Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, this is Jimmy Darbonne and this concludes our report. Adam A. Lees,... 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 (http://bit.ly/GUEi5m) 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 Arrest Report

    March 14, 2012 9:51 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for March 14, 2012. Eli Mott, age 27, 1207 Edith Street, Opelousas, La., three bench warrants. John Allen Thompson, age 35, Jr., 173 Dolly Lane, Leonville, La., bench warrant. Sean Ryan Lalonde, age 27, 969 Mystic Avenue,... more »
  • St Landry Sex Crime Documents Resealed

    February 15, 2012 7:33 PM

    Another reversal in St. Landry Parish, records regarding sex crimes are sealed again. Bringing you up to speed, February 3 KATC was restricted access to information regarding a rape arrest. We asked about the status of the case and were told they couldn't release that information because it was a... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Arrests Made in Unreported Burglaries

    November 16, 2010 8:46 AM

    On November 10, 2010 the Opelousas Police Department's Special Operations Division was able to identify and confirm seven unreported vehicle burglaries that had been committed throughout the city as well as the parish. Investigators researching criminal activity throughout the city on the department's recently implemented web based crime reporting service,... more »
  • Known Drug Dealer Arrested in Port Barre

    November 5, 2010 8:59 AM

    On November 4th , 2010. The Port Barre Police Department received information that Aristein Tyler was illegally driving and in possession of illegal narcotics. Port Barre officers located Aristein's vehicle travelling on Rayne Road. A traffic stop was conducted and the police made contact with Tyler. During the course of... more »
  • 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 »
  • Traffic Stop Nets 120 lbs of Marijuana

    October 18, 2010 12:01 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office deputies seize over 120 pounds of marijuana. The drugs were confiscated during a traffic stop along I-49 on Sunday October 17, 2010. Deputies arrested multiple subjects and seized their vehicles. KATC attended a press conference today about the bust. We'll have that information as it... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Reports

    September 29, 2010 11:24 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for September 29, 2010. Ronnie Bowman, age 60, Opelousas, La., charged Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Off Bond Ashley Broussard, age 21, Eunice, La., arrested on a Bench warrant. Travis Mitchell, age 21, Washington, La., charged... more »
  • Man Arrested for Soliciting Sex with Teen

    September 20, 2010 3:56 PM

    A St. Landry Parish man is jailed after soliciting what he thought was a 15 year old girl, for sex. Nicholas Rodriguez was taken to the St. Landry Parish Jail where he was charged with 2 counts of Computer aided Solicitation of a Minor, 1 count Pornography Involving Juveniles... 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 »
  • Fleet Improvements for St. Landry Deputies

    September 8, 2010 4:48 PM

    Upgrades for the communications and fleet services divisions are underway for the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office. The fleet has been gradually modernized with the most recent additions being fifteen 2010 dodge charger police package cruisers. These new units join the existing light and heavy duty vehicles, each tasked to... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Flooding in Parts of Louisiana

    August 18, 2010 12:51 PM

    A flash flood warning remains in effect until 2:00 pm CDT for northeastern St. Landry, northeastern Evangeline, Avoyelles and East Central Rapides Parishes. St. Landry Parish flooding has been reported in Morrow along Fisher Road, Bolden Road in Lebeau, Jims Camp Road in Bayou Jacks and Crooked Road in... more »
  • Police Seek Information on Stolen Camper

    August 18, 2010 11:36 AM

    St. Landry Sheriff Detectives need your help in locating a camper that was stolen from Courvelle's RV Sales located at 3629 I-49 South Service Road. The camper had some maintenance work done and was ready to be picked up by the owner. On July 24th, a large dark colored truck... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 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 »
  • 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 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 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 »
  • Tip Leads Investigators to Arrest in Copper Theft

    May 27, 2010 5:03 PM

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Eunice Detective Division investigated two separate incidents of copper theft from the Cleco facility located in Eunice. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said, "Thanks to a tip received by St. Landry Crime Stoppers, an arrest has been made by Eunice Sub-station Detectives. The tip helped... 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 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 »
  • St. Landry Crimestoppers

    April 27, 2010 12:32 PM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a business burglary. On April 26, 2010, St. Landry Parish Sheriffs' Deputies responded to alarm activation at Our Lady of Guadeloupe Pharmacy, located at 904 Hwy 363 in Washington, La. This pharmacy is located in a small town known... more »
  • New 911 Center in St. Landry Parish

    March 30, 2010 1:07 PM

    From the USDA: Community officials, police, fire, and emergency personnel were joined today by Congressman Charles Boustany and USDA Rural Development State Director Clarence W. Hawkins to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting of a E-911 Emergency Response Center. This E-911 Emergency Response Center was constructed... more »
  • Sheriff Warns of Scam in St. Landry Parish

    March 22, 2010 3:34 PM

    Sheriff Bobby Guidroz is warning the public about a new scam in St. Landry Parish. The scammers call residents, claiming to work for the local court system. The caller tells you that you've failed to report for jury duty and a warrant has been issued for... more »
  • St. Landry Parish's DWI Checkpoint

    March 15, 2010 2:10 PM

    Several DWI arrests were made during a checkpoint Saturday on US Highway 190 in Krotz Springs. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said, “three hundred and fifty (350) vehicles were screened at the checkpoint between 9:00 pm and 2:00 am. Seventeen drivers were given field sobriety tests.” Two... more »
  • Student Suffers Burn at Hands of Bullies

    February 24, 2010 6:50 PM

    North Central High 8th grade student Mick Wiltz says he was sitting talking to a friend Tuesday during P.E. when the unthinkable happened. "I seen some boys they had a copper pipe and they were bending it. Next thing I know they came stuck it on my neck," says... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Arrests for January 28

    January 28, 2010 11:01 AM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report for January 28, 2010. David Michael Haynes, age 42, 75 Sierra Circle, Olathe, Ks., arrested on a bench warrant for indecent behavior with juveniles and computer aided solicitation of a minor. Brandon Christopher Aymond, age 21,... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Arrests, Thursday January 21st

    January 21, 2010 11:14 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report for January 21, 2010. Phillip Dwayne Joseph, age 24, 160 East 27 th Place, Larose, La., arrested on a bench warrant. Christopher Fisher, age 29, 135 Ramsey Rd., Jonesville, La., arrested on 2 bench warrants... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: January 07,2010

    January 7, 2010 11:28 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for January 7, 2010. Larry James Davis, age 45, 522 Compress Rd., Opelousas, La., arrested on 2 bench warrants and charged with non support. Abbey Gail Doucet, age 24, 448 Kennison Rd., Opelousas, La., charged with disturbing the... more »
  • Traffic Talk: St. Landry road closures

    December 30, 2009 2:10 PM

    Traffic will be slow on US 190 in Saint Landry parish at the start of the new year. The road will be closed about three miles east of I-49 while DOTD makes emergency repairs to pipe crossings. Work is expected to last about 5 days.
  • Eunice Police Officers Indicted

    December 9, 2009 6:37 PM

    Three men are indicted for malfeasance in office while serving as Eunice Police Officers. The ruling coming down from a federal grand jury. According to the District Attorney's office the malfeasance charges stem from two instances of battery. Michah Arceneaux, William McCauley and Jeremy Ivory were indicted in St.... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Arrest Report

    December 8, 2009 9:23 AM

    is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report for December 8, 2009. Blake Anthony Brown, age 20, 715 Hwy. 360, Palmetto, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police charged with running a stop sign and operating a motor vehicle while under suspension. Lloyd F. Harrison,... more »
  • Deadly Drug Possibly on the Steets

    December 1, 2009 7:17 PM

    Three men are behind bars after breaking into the Northside Veterinary Hospital in Eunice. More alarming than the break-in is what deputies say the suspects may have left on the street. Euthasol, a drug used for the humane euthanasia of animals. Which the hospital has to keep legally... 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 »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: December 1, 2009

    December 1, 2009 12:18 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for December 1, 2009. Samantha Verrett, age 41, St. Joseph St., Arnaudville, La., arrested on a bench warrant for failure to appear for arraignment, charged with the crime of possession of oxycodone. Myra Jane Guidry, age 37, Freeman... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 30, 2009

    November 30, 2009 11:07 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 30, 2009: Alec Aaron Richards, age 21, Pleasant Run Rd., Opelousas, La., charged with criminal trespass, aggravated second degree battery, and aggravated assault. John Ray Brown, age 30, Lafayette, La., charged with filing false reports. ... more »
  • Road Closed: Bayou Tesson Bridge debris removal

    November 25, 2009 1:52 PM

    Beginning Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 8:00 a.m., LA 182, in St. Landry Parish, will be closed approximately .8 miles North of LA 3233 (Harry Guilbeau Road), for the removal of debris under the Bayou Tesson Bridge. The detour will consist of LA 3233 (Harry Guilbeau Road), I-49, and LA... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: November 24, 2009

    November 24, 2009 10:06 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 24, 2009. David Roy Bouley, age 27, Alex Lormand Rd., Kinder, La., arrested on an arrest warrant for second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape and armed robbery. Jimmy Wayne Gioele, age 28, Hwy. 105, Krotz Springs, La.,... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 23, 2009

    November 23, 2009 1:33 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 23, 2009. Quentin Kenneth Baldwin, age 36, Shed Rd.,Bossier City, La., charged with driving under suspension. Gaylin Jarod Tezeno, age 23, Bolden Rd.,Palmetto, La., charged with stalking. Shelton Joseph Thibodeaux, Jr., age 31, Highway 357,... more »
  • Train collision kills pastor and wife

    November 23, 2009 7:45 AM

    LE MOYEN, La. (AP) - Authorities say the Rev. Fanley Thomas and his wife, Florence, of Mamou, were killed when their car was hit by a train near St. James Baptist Church, where Fanley Thomas served as pastor. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a call shortly after 7... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 19, 2009

    November 19, 2009 10:57 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 19th, 2009. Derek Blake Richard, age 20, Hwy. 190, Port Barre, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with driving while intoxicated-1st offense, speeding in excess of 100MPH, and open container. Brandon Frelich, age 28, 2459... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Tax Collection Sub Stations

    November 18, 2009 3:00 PM

    In an ongoing effort to better serve the citizens of St. Landry Parish, Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz would like to remind all tax payers in St. Landry Parish that taxes for the calendar year 2009 are being collected again at the following sub stations: Leonville Sub Station from 8:30am... more »
  • St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Ortego Oil

    November 18, 2009 10:32 AM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary that happened in Opelousas, La. Sometime between 5:45 PM on November 11th and 6:40 AM on November 12th, someone went 125 Country Lane, Opelousas, and burglarized Ortego Oil. Entry was gained by someone throwing a large concrete... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 18, 2009

    November 18, 2009 10:28 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 18th, 2009: Corrina Anne Fontenot, age 38, East Ardoin, Eunice, La., transferred from Eunice Police Dept., charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of schedule IV drug with intent to distribute, and illegal possession... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: November 17, 2009

    November 17, 2009 10:36 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 17th 2009. John Jeff Basco,age 47, Saizon St., Port Barre, La., drug court. Paul Comeaux, age 41, Gayle Dr., Church Point, La., sentenced 90 days in the parish jail. Blake Cannon Reine, age 24, Ryne... more »
  • Lane Closure: I-49 southbound road work

    November 16, 2009 12:52 PM

    Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, the right lane of I-49 SB, just North of the Judson Walsh overpass in St. Landry Parish, will be closed for road work. Work is expected to be completed by 12:00 p.m. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please... more »
  • Crime Stoppers: Thibodeaux Electric

    November 12, 2009 11:39 AM

    This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a simple burglary that happened in Lawtell, La. Sometime during the evening of November 4th or early morning of November 5, 2009, someone went to Thibodeaux Electric in Lawtell and stole several tools. The tools were in a work... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 10, 2009

    November 10, 2009 11:50 AM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 10, 2009. Lester Richard, Jr., age 43, Ashton St., Port Barre, La., arrested on a bench warrant and hold for outside agencies. Kathleen Duke Zelaya, age 26, Moran St., Krotz Springs, La., charged with possession of stolen... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 9, 2009

    November 9, 2009 3:55 PM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 9, 2009. Marcus Marcell Young, age 30, Montreal St., Opelousas, La., arrested on 2 bench warrants for failure to register as a sex offender, special identifications, 2 bench warrants for failure to appear for non support, and non... more »
  • Road Closed: LA 105 St. Landry Parish

    November 9, 2009 12:52 PM

    La 105, approximately 0.7 of a mile south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 6, 2009

    November 6, 2009 11:43 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 6, 2009: Dwayne Anthony Domingue, age 24, Osage Trail, Church Point, La., charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple battery. Malcolm James Dekerlegand, Jr., age 36, Old School Rd., Arnaudville, La., arrested and a... more »
  • Arnaudville man indicted for failed bank robbery

    November 3, 2009 9:33 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - An Arnaudville man has been indicted in a failed 2005 attempt to rob the Chase Bank in Carencro. A St. Landry Parish grand jury indicted 30-year-old Calvin James Catalon on two counts of aggravated kidnapping and one count of aggravated burglary for incidents that led to... more »
  • Road Closed: Opelousas, detours given

    November 2, 2009 11:00 AM

    Beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2009 , LA 3043 will be closed ½ mile north of its South Junction with LA 104 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, for railroad repairs. Work will begin at 8:00 a.m. and is expected to last until 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. The detour will consist of... more »
  • Ten arrested, searching for six in Eunice drug raid

    October 30, 2009 11:48 AM

    After a three (3) month long investigation into illegal drug activity in the Eunice area, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Detectives have conducted early morning arrest raids within the last 2 days in the Eunice area searching for sixteen (16) individuals wanted on various narcotics charges. Most of... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: October 30, 2009

    October 30, 2009 11:37 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for October 30th, 2009: Glynis Fournerat, age 45, 99 University Place, Eunice, La., solicitation for murder. Norman James Ceaser, age 21, 231 N. Beulah St., Eunice, La., distribution of schedule II drugs. Betty Tejera, age 34, 115... more »

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