May 17, 2014 6:14 PM
Around 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, the Opelousas Police Department was notified of a stabbing at in the 900 block of Creswell Lane. When officers arrived on the scene, they were notified of the suspect, Murphy Tyler, 23, (1107 Colliieard Street in Opelousas), was no where to be found, but... more »
October 27, 2013 11:03 PM
Two people allegedly attacked at a Downtown Lafayette Nightclub are out of the hospital tonight.
Police say they received the call about 12:30 Saturday morning that the two were stabbed at Karma Nightclub. The victims drove themselves to University Medical Center in Lafayette where police were called to investigate... more »
May 17, 2013 8:47 AM
AMITE, La. (AP) - A Tangipahoa Parish jury has convicted a 33-year-old Springfield man of second-degree murder and aggravated burglary in the stabbing death of 65-year-old Rube Rogers, of Ponchatoula. The Advocate reports Eric Maurer was accused of killing the man who raised him and then fleeing with his real... more »
October 21, 2012 7:37 PM
Lafayette Police arrested Dwayne Wiltz after an altercation and stabbing on East Simcoe Street Friday night. Police said Wiltz is alleged to have stabbed the victim, a 20-year-old Lafayette man, during an argument that became physical. It happened at 10:00pm Friday in the 900 block of East Simcoe Street.
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September 5, 2012 11:42 PM
A fatal stabbing is still a mystery Wednesday, as the victim's family and friends gathered together to pray for answers. Russell "Rusty" Lambert was killed in March, his body was found on Moss Street near the post office not far from his home. It's there that his relatives held a... more »
July 6, 2012 7:08 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 23-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of stabbing two dogs with a barbecue pit fork has been arrested and booked into Parish Prison. The Advocate reports an affidavit of probable cause states Donnie Davis allegedly stabbed the dogs on June 8 at his home. The... more »
July 2, 2012 7:27 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating a stabbing that killed a man outside a local night club. Capt. Elton Brown Sr. tells The Advocate in a news release the motive for the stabbing that killed 26-year-old Juan Lopez is still unknown. Brown says officers were called... more »
February 4, 2012 8:07 AM
A 19 year old male is dead after suffering several stab wounds in a fight early Saturday morning.
Just after two o'clock, Lafayette Police Officers working in the parking lot of Café Habana City, located in the 900 block of Bertrand Drive, responded to a fight in front of... more »
October 23, 2011 11:58 PM
A man wanted in connection with a stabbing Friday night in Lafayette was shot and killed by a Lafayette Police Officer.
That officer pulled the driver over on the Evangeline Thruway and when he approached the vehicle, police say 46 year old Anthony Sonnier backed up and hit the... more »
October 2, 2011 12:15 PM
One person is dead after a late night altercation in Opelousas.
Opelousas Police say the fight happened just after 11:00 Saturday night at the intersection of Perry Lane and Oak Street. 19 year old Markell Roberts is in custody after allegedly stabbing 20 year old Cadric Kennerson of Opelousas... more »
September 16, 2011 8:34 AM
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - The charges against a man arrested in connection to the June stabbing of Cory Nicholas Sonnier have been upgraded to first-degree murder from the original obstruction of justice charge. According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Patrick Paul George was booked into the St.... more »
May 30, 2011 7:35 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a Navy chief petty officer stationed in Virginia has been arrested and faces charges in the fatal stabbing of his wife - possibly with a pen. Officer Williams of the New Orleans police says a first-degree murder warrant accuses 43-year-old David Hugh... more »
April 9, 2011 10:42 AM
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - A Violet man has been arrested after he allegedly struck his pit bull four times with a baseball bat and plunged a sword through its neck because it messed in his bedroom. St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Chief Deputy James Pohlmann says it happened Tuesday after 29-year-old... more »
February 15, 2011 8:58 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A police officer is on paid leave after he shot and wounded a 31-year-old Lafayette man accused of stabbing his wife with a kitchen knife during a domestic disturbance. Police booked Johnny Reed on one count of attempted second-degree murder after his release from a local... more »
February 14, 2011 8:00 AM
A victim is recovering in a local hospital this morning after being stabbed. Lafayette police were called to a home in the 300 block of Carver Street. When police arrived they found the suspect Johnny Reed armed with knife attacking his spouse. After refusing to put the knife down an... more »
October 21, 2010 11:53 AM
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Two additional murder charges were filed Thursday against a man suspected in stabbings across three states including Michigan, where five men were killed. Elias Abuelazam was charged in the deaths of Darwin Marshall, 43, in Flint on July 26 and Frank Kellybrew, 60, in Flint Township... more »
September 21, 2010 9:27 AM
MANSFIELD, La. - A DeSoto grand jury has indicted a 35-year-old Mansfield man in connection with the Aug. 8 stabbing deaths of his estranged wife and her sister. The grand jury returned two counts of first-degree murder Monday against Stephen Rivers. Rivers is being held in the DeSoto Detention Center... more »
September 20, 2010 2:26 PM
Lafayette Police have released the name of the stabbing victim. Joseph Nelson,14, died September 18, 2010. He was found stabbed in the chest in the intersection of Cameron Street and St. John. A 14 year old male juvenile was arrested for the fatal attack. The suspect's name is not being... more »
September 20, 2010 9:35 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. - Lafayette police say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the stabbing death of another 14-year-old boy. Police said the suspect, who was not identified because of his age, was booked Sunday into the Lafayette Juvenile Detention Home on counts of second-degree murder and aggravated battery. Police... more »
September 18, 2010 10:57 PM
Update: Victim was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Lafayette police say the victim was a black male, but are not releasing his name, until his family is notified.
Authorities are on scene of a stabbing in Lafayette. It happened around 9pm Saturday night at the intersection... more »
August 31, 2010 11:40 AM
HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office says a 27-year-old Houma man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend's 27-year-old son five times with a pair of scissors. Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois says Jason Michael Este is being held in lieu of $150,000 bond. He was booked into the Terrebonne... more »
August 18, 2010 1:36 PM
Newman Thibodeaux, the man accused of stabbing his son, Keith Thibodeaux, in the stomach earlier this year at the Belaire Cove Crawfish Etoufee cookoff in Ville Platte, goes on trial starting today in Ville Platte starting at 9am. Jury selection was held yesterday (Tuesday).
August 13, 2010 6:55 PM
A man is still in the hospital after a he was stabbed in a New Iberia parking lot on Thursday evening. Police later found a suspect- 49-year-old Adonis Charles at his own home. Deputies are now charging Charles with attempted second-degree murder. Eye-witnesses to the stabbing say Charles was in... more »
August 13, 2010 4:40 PM
On August 13, 2010 at approximately 07:24 a.m. two individuals involved in an altercation resulted in one being allegedly stabbed in the chest and transported to a local hospital and the other charged with attempted second degree murder. Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office were dispatched to 800 Hopkins... more »
August 12, 2010 1:49 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A grand jury has declined to indict a 37-year-old Lafayette man accused in the Valentine's Day stabbing death of a man in a Scott nightclub. The grand jury returned a no true bill Wednesday on Christopher James Marmottin, who faced one count of manslaughter in Nathan... more »
June 11, 2010 9:37 AM
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel says investigators do not know a motive for an attack which left an 8-year-old boy dead, allegedly at the hands of a 16-year-old boy on a wooded trail in The Bluffs on Thompson Creek. Daniel said that the... more »
April 14, 2010 3:43 PM
UPDATE: Law enforcement officials found no forced entry and are waiting to re-interview Rasmussen on inconsistencies in her story.
Police say Richard Davis died after he was stabbed several times---his girlfriend, Mary Rasmussen says an unknown male wearing a black mask entered the home, began stabbing Davis and cutting... more »
April 13, 2010 1:43 PM
At 2:30 AM on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a female stating that her mother and her mother's boyfriend had been stabbed in Iowa, LA. Deputies arrived within 4 minutes of the call and found Richard Dean Davis, 33, stabbed multiple... more »
April 5, 2010 6:47 PM
Standing room only Monday, as friends and family gathered for the funeral of a slain pizza delivery man. Tim Falgout, 50, was robbed and stabbed to death one week ago. It was an agonizing few hours for family as they said goodbye to Tim on earth. Loved ones pored over... more »
April 5, 2010 9:08 AM
LAFAYETTE SHERIFF'S OFFICIALS BROKE UP A FIGHT SATURDAY AND FOUND A MAN SUFFERING FROM STAB WOUNDS.
THE FIGHT HAPPENED IN THE 600 BLOCK OF SWEETBRIAR STREET.
THE VICTIM LATER DIED AT THE HOSPITAL AND 43-YEAR OLD CARLOS SASTRE' IS FACING A SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGE. POLICE SAY... more »
April 4, 2010 10:45 PM
Lafayette Police break up a fight between two hispanic men and find one suffering from stab wounds. It happened Saturday night around 9:30 the 600-block of Sweetbriar Street. The victim died at the hospital. His name has not been released. The 43-year old suspect, Carlos Fastre was jailed for second... more »
April 1, 2010 4:04 PM
On March 31, 2010, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from St. MartinHospital regarding a walk-in patient that appeared to be suffering from stab wounds. Upon further investigation, Detectives learned that the incident occurred in the Butte LaRose area where one person was stabbed during an... more »
March 30, 2010 2:47 PM
A Pizza Hut delivery driver found stabbed the death while on the job has been identified as 50 year old Tim Falgout.The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says that Falgout's wallet was missing and have deemed robbery to be the motive for the murder. Investigators worked through the night to... more »
March 30, 2010 9:37 AM
A Pizza Hut delivery driver is stabbed the death while on the job.The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says the victim is a 49-year old white male. Investigators worked through the night to find the killer, and a motive. But as of Tuesday morning, they still have no suspects.
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March 22, 2010 3:48 PM
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A St. Tammany Parish man stabbed his wife and two children Sunday then died in a highway crash that injured two other people, authorities said. Daryl Horne, 47, stabbed his wife, a 17-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son after returning to his Covington area home from a... more »
March 17, 2010 1:20 PM
On March 17, 2010, at approximately 8:00 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 800 block of Patterson regarding a disturbance. The victim, a 53 year old male, was involved in a disturbance with a female suspect. The female suspect produced a knife and attempted to... more »
March 8, 2010 3:18 PM
On March 7, 2010, at approximately 11:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a night club in the 500 block of North Pierce Street regarding a stabbing. According to the victim, the suspect was creating a disturbance inside of the building when she was asked to leave... more »
February 15, 2010 12:09 PM
SCOTT, La. (AP) - Authorities are investigating an incident at a nightclub that has left one man dead, another injured and a third facing criminal charges. A news release from the Scott Police Department says 37-year-old Christopher Marmottin has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the Sunday incident at... more »
January 19, 2010 1:26 PM
UPDATE: Investigators have identified the victim of yesterday’s homicide as Edward Curtis (35) of Lafayette. The case remains under investigation.
Lafayette Police have arrested 27 year old Marcus Thomas in connection with Tuesday's stabbing death on Paul Breaux Street.
Thomas was booked into the Lafayette Parish... more »
October 4, 2009 6:35 PM
OPELOUSAS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN EARLY MORNING STABBING THAT LEFT ONE VICTIM DEAD. IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER 3-30 THIS MORNING IN THE 13-HUNDRED BLOCK OF HAYWARD STREET. POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SUSPECT IN THE CASE NAMES ARE BEING WITHHELD AT THIS TIME.