May 17, 2013 12:07 PM
The investigation into a substitute teacher allegedly assaulting a student at Krotz Springs Elementary continues today.
Krotz Springs Police Chief Norman Mouille tells KATC he has called in another agency to assist in the investigation. Mouille says, "I want to make sure we make the right decision."
A... more »
May 16, 2013 7:35 PM
Police are investigating an alleged assault at a St. Landry Parish school.
A substitute teacher at Krotz Springs Elementary is accused of throwing the top of a desk across the classroom and flipping a student out of his seat.
Both the school board and the police department wouldn't... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
July 6, 2012 9:45 AM
This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for July 6, 2012. St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office responded to over 75 complaints over the past 24 hours. On behalf of Sheriff Bobby J.
Anthony George Soignier, age 24, 3053 West Atchafalaya Levee Road, Krotz Springs, La., simple... more »
May 14, 2012 10:13 AM
This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for May 14, 2012.
Reginald Christopher Hardy, age 43, 227 Market Street, Grand Coteau, La., trespassing and theft of goods, Grand Coteau Police Department.
Jarrell Obrian Savoy, age 26, 142 Luke Street, Grand Coteau, La., trespassing and theft... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
February 17, 2012 7:22 PM
St Landry Parish council members are fighting to fix the parishes budget problems. At the top of the list is making sure road projects are properly funded. One resident said, "it's horrible all they do is patch them up and after they patch them up, then it gets worse."
... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
December 30, 2011 7:34 PM
Right now family and friends of 15-year-old Eric Myers are paying their last respects at a funeral home in Opelousas. The teenager is dead from what deputies said appears to be an accidental shooting. It happened on private property near his grandfather's house in Port Barre. Investigators said Eric Myers... more »
December 27, 2011 7:41 PM
Slot taxes at Evangeline Downs generate millions of dollars for St. Landry Parish Government, but where's it all going?
Parish President Don Menard said, fifty-five percent goes towards improving roadways, but drivers said the roads seem to be getting worse not better.
Driver Dan Ewing, said, "Highway I-90... more »
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 »
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 »
November 29, 2011 7:30 PM
Some St. Landry Parish residents are questioning whether the parish president's right hand man, Jessie Bellard, is allowed to have two jobs. Bellard has been a firefighter for the Opelousas Fire Department for over 20 years, eight years ago he took on another position as Director of Administration for St.... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
June 30, 2011 7:24 PM
At one time eleven hundred students walked the hallways of Opelousas High School, but now enrollment is down to 775. Superintendent Michael Nassif said, "when we rezoned children, the population of Opelousas Senior High School diminished to a point where we didn't feel like we were utilizing the faculty and... more »
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 »
May 25, 2011 7:21 PM
As water continues to rise in St. Landry Parish, so does the number of deputies patrolling the area. They are concerned about the possibility of looting.
Sheriff Bobby Guidroz with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is calling on all reinforcements to make sure homes throughout the parish are... more »
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 »
April 14, 2011 6:54 PM
St. Landry Parish will soon be a district divided. The final congressional redistricting plans have been signed by Governor Jindal. After weeks of heated debates, the house and senate finally reached a compromise. The division of St. Landry Parish means three people will represent one area's interest.
State... more »
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 »
November 2, 2010 4:09 PM
The Louisiana Local Road Safety Program awarded the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office $18,389.00 to purchase a mobile speed monitoring trailer. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said, "The trailer will be placed on parish roads to monitor and record all traffic passing during a specific time period. The trailer is powered... more »
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 »
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 »
September 7, 2010 1:45 PM
Interstate 49 will be reduced to one lane in the southbound direction near the US 190 interchange, in St. Landry Parish for sign construction beginning Tuesday night, September 7, 2010 through Thursday morning, September 9, 2010. One lane will be closed near mile marker 19 between the hours of 8:00... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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. more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
November 4, 2009 2:10 PM
La 743, approximately 1.2 miles south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Friday, November 6, 2009, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day, weather permitting.
La 742, approximately 0.2 of a mile south of US 190... more »
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 »
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 »
October 30, 2009 9:20 AM
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested on drug charges. Deputy Chris LeJeune of Ville Platte was arrested this week as part of a joint operation between the St. Landry and Evangeline Parish sheriff's offices. Jimmy Darbonne with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
October 30, 2009 9:08 AM
Beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2009, La 93 in St. Landry Parish from the Lafayette Parish Line to the North city limits of Cankton will have intermittent lane closures for the next two months, weather permitting, while crews cold plane the existing asphaltic concrete pavement, patch, stabilize the base course, and... more »
October 26, 2009 8:02 AM
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish is in line to receive $12.7 million in federal hurricane mitigation funds, and the single largest project it hopes to fund will be a multi-agency training center. Opelousas Fire Chief Lee Cahanin said $1.5 million set aside by the parish will get it... more »
October 23, 2009 2:37 PM
St. Landry- On October 22, agents with Louisiana State Police Region II Criminal Investigation Division arrested a St. Landry man and his girlfriend for charges of obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud.
In October 2009, agents began an investigation on thirty-one-year-old Devin Acaldo and his girlfriend twenty-nine-year-old Stephanie... more »
October 20, 2009 3:05 PM
This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a business burglary that happened in Eunice, La.
On October 14, 2009, someone entered the yard of Precision Drilling at 254 Stanford Rd. Entry was gained by cutting a hole in the fence on the Southside. A storage... more »
October 14, 2009 1:08 PM
The Opelousas Police Department and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office are requesting any information in reference to a string of thefts which occurred at a construction site located at 1201 McCarthy Lane, Opelousas LA 70570. Between the dates of August 1st, 2009 and October 14th, 2009 several thefts of... more »
October 14, 2009 8:10 AM
State Treasurer John Kennedy will visit Acadiana today (October 14). He'll be speaking to the Kiwanis about the state's budget and providing an update on the streamlining commission. Kennedy should arrive at the Indian Hill Country Club in Opelousas around noon. more »
October 7, 2009 2:21 PM
On October 6th, 2009, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Brian Keith Malveaux with Aggravated Burglary, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Rape, Aggravated Kidnapping and Oral Sexual Battery.
Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz stated, "Malveaux had been previously identified as a person of interest in the case and detained... more »
October 2, 2009 10:35 AM
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The St. Landry Parish Council as passed a resolution allowing president Don Menard to continue negotiations with state officials and private landowners to locate a proposed regional juvenile therapeutic center in the parish. That decision Thursday night followed a lengthy presentation by state juvenile justice officials... more »