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  • Iberia Standoff Suspect Identified

    May 10, 2014 3:15 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's department have identified Dwight P. Williams, 28 of New Iberia, as the suspect in the alleged standoff in a residence on Johnston Street. Williams was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on charges of Felon in Possession of a Weapon and Illegal Discharge of a Weapon.... more »
  • No One Harmed in Iberia Standoff

    May 10, 2014 8:33 AM

    On Friday, May 9 around 9:30 p.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, responded to shots being fired on the 400 block of Johnston Street. When deputies arrived, a man was allegedly barricaded in a house with a woman and two children. When the Iberia Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • I-15 standoff in Utah ends with man's surrender

    April 28, 2014 12:35 AM

    BEAVER, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a standoff that shut down Interstate 15 in southern Utah has ended with the surrender of an armed man and the safe release of an infant he held hostage in his vehicle for five hours. Utah Highway Patrol Capt. Barton Blair says 28-year-old Zeland... more »
  • Civilian Militia Remains at Bundy Ranch After Standoff Ends

    April 19, 2014 10:41 PM

    The BLM defused the standoff, citing safety concerns for its employees and the protesters, some of whom were on horseback and others who were set up in sniper positions on the Interstate 15 overpass pointing military-style rifles at federal agents. Among the citizen army were dozens of women and children... more »
  • Man accused in fatal shooting, motel standoff dies

    March 12, 2012 5:57 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 29-year-old has died three days after a police standoff followed a killing and other attacks in Lake Charles Police tell the American Press that Felton Watson of Lake Charles died Saturday in a hospital where he was taken after suffering seizures during questioning on... more »
  • Standoff ends peacefully

    January 17, 2012 9:54 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - An armed Shreveport, man who held police at bay for almost six-hours. ended the standoff by surrendering peacefully to officers. Police say they received a call Monday afternoon that an unnamed man was armed and threatening to do himself harm. The phone call came around 3... more »
  • Peaceful end to standoff at Monroe bus station

    July 7, 2011 7:13 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - The Greyhound bus station in Monroe was evacuated for a time after two robbery suspects tried to escape police there. Monroe police told the News-Star that two suspects robbed a beauty supply store Wednesday, before fleeing to the bus station. One surrendered as soon as police... more »
  • Standoff in Carencro is Over

    October 13, 2010 1:27 PM

    Update: The standoff off Hector Connely is over. The suspect surrendered peacefully and is en route to the hospital. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and SWAT team is in talks with a man, holed up in a house near Carencro. Authorities responded to a home on Bergeron... more »
  • Iberia Parish Standoff Suspect Fatally Shot

    August 25, 2010 11:55 PM

    UPDATE: The suspect in the New Iberia standoff has been shot and killed by police. Deputies tell us they were called out to the 2300 block of Divine Street in New Iberia after a fight erupted. A man then barricaded himself inside a mobile home and threatened to shoot... more »
  • Standoff in Iberia Parish

    August 25, 2010 9:14 PM

    UPDATE: The suspect in the New Iberia standoff has been shot and killed by police. Deputies tell us they were called out to the 2300 block of Divine Street in New Iberia after a fight erupted. A man then barricaded himself inside a mobile home and threatened to shoot police... more »
  • SWAT Surrounds Youngsville Trailer

    July 25, 2010 10:29 PM

    A Youngsville neighborhood spent four hours on lockdown Sunday. Neighbors on Vermillion Circle were told to stay inside, while the roads around the neighborhood was blocked off. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was holed up inside his trailer with weapons. His mother chose to remain inside with... more »
  • Standoff Ends Peacefully

    June 1, 2010 4:13 AM

    A standoff in the 100 block of Staten Street off of Williow in Upper Lafayette has ended peacefully. Around 7pm Monday night, 2 females approached another female at O'Riley Autoparts located at 1010 N. University Avenue and an argument erupted. The two female suspects struck the victim over the... more »
  • Police Standoff Ends

    October 7, 2009 6:16 AM

    Subject Barricades Self in Hotel Room On October 7, 2009, at approximately 2:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 2215 NE Frontage Road regarding a subject in a hotel room threatening self injury. Family members advised police that the subject was armed with a handgun would... more »

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