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  • Male suspect arrested for allegedly shooting at Taco Bell

    August 30, 2014 2:30 PM

    Early Saturday morning, Lafayette police responded to the 1400 block of Johnston Street in regards to a shooting. According to police, a victim was in a verbal altercation with a male suspect who allegedly produced a pistol and fired multiple shots into the air. The suspect was then observed... more »
  • Suspect gets suspended sentence in hit-and-run

    August 3, 2014 7:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A suspect in the death of New Orleans Police Officer Rodney Thomas has pleaded guilty to his role in covering up the incident. The New Orleans Advocate reports Bill Cager pleaded guilty Friday in criminal court to being an accessory to manslaughter and other counts. Thomas... more »
  • Alleged Hit and Run Suspect Attempts Suicide

    August 2, 2014 3:36 PM

    Shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, a bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-&-run crash on LA 24 in Terrebonne Parish. Louisiana State Police discovered a white male on a bicycle was traveling north on LA 24 near Mobile Estates in Gray, LA. when he was was struck from... more »
  • Pizza prank lands shoplifting suspect in more trouble

    July 19, 2014 6:44 PM

    CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT) - A shoplifting suspect in southern Kentucky faces more charges after police say he ordered pizza to the police station as a prank. Corbin police arrested Michael Harp, 29, Tuesday afternoon for shoplifting and alcohol intoxication in public. While being booked at the police station, officers... more »
  • Brich Drive Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In

    July 5, 2014 6:00 PM

    On July 4, Lafayette Police were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 300 block of Birch Drive around 6:50 p.m. Officers say the victim intervened in a verbal altercation between his mother and the suspect. At that time, the suspect produced a handgun and allegedly shot the victim... more »
  • Robbery Suspect Friends Victim on Facebook

    June 1, 2014 3:02 AM

    Authorities say that a 28-year-old man suspected of robbing a woman at a Washington ferry terminal friended her on Facebook the next day. The Kitsap Sun reports Saturday that Riley Allen Mullins was charged Friday in Kitsap District Court with second-degree robbery. Authorities say a woman was sitting... more »
  • 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 »
  • Crowley Murder: Wanted Suspect in Custody

    May 10, 2014 2:36 PM

    Chief K.P. Gibson advised that Crowley police have arrested a suspect that was wanted in the April 5 homicide of Perry Davis III. Denzel McIntyre, 20, was arrested at a residence in the 700 block of a South Ave N early Saturday, May 10, morning. McIntyre has been booked... more »
  • Robbery Suspect Demanding ATM Visit Arrested

    April 19, 2014 12:39 PM

    On April 18, 2014, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery in progress in the 5700 block of Johnston Street. Around 5:45 p.m., the victim told police he was sitting in his vehicle when the suspect allegedly opened the passenger side door, showed a handgun and demanded the his money... more »
  • Suspect Arrested in Second Crowley Shooting

    April 6, 2014 10:23 PM

    Crowley Police have made an arrest in the Crowley shooting on Sunday. Officers arrested Joseph B. Guidry, Jr., 33 of Crowley. His arrest stems from a shooting that took place on the 500 block of West Hutchinson Ave early Sunday morning. Officers say Guidry allegedly walked up to a... more »
  • Suspect jumps in lake after firing off two shots at Civic Center

    April 6, 2014 6:02 PM

    A Lake Charles man was arrested after firing a gun outside the Lake Charles Civic Center. Two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies were driving near the Civic Center around 11 o'clock Saturday night when they heard gun shots. According to deputies there was a disturbance in the parking lot, which... more »
  • Father of armed robbery suspect arrested

    February 3, 2014 6:03 AM

    FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested the father of one of two men charged with home invasion and armed robbery in Union Parish. Sheriff Dusty Gates tells the News Star that 51-year-old Boone Richardson "Richie" Brantley of Farmerville is charged with being an accessory after the fact on four... more »
  • Suspect convicted of ordering killing of witness

    January 10, 2014 9:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal jury convicted a Los Angeles man of orchestrating the killing of a New Orleans witness in order to protect a sprawling, multi-state drug operation. Federal officials say Quenshey Mitchell, a member of the Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crip gang in Los Angeles, was the architect... more »
  • Son accused of setting house ablaze after fight with father

    December 30, 2013 8:19 AM

    A Lafayette man is behind bars on aggravated arson charges after he allegedly set his family's house on fire. Firefighters were called to the 200 block of Elias G. Road shortly after midnight. Investigators say 24-year-old Justin Bartlett was involved in a domestic dispute with his father before... more »
  • Suspect Arrested in Carjacking Incident

    December 13, 2013 8:26 AM

    On December 11, 2013, at approximately 9:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Amy Street regarding a stolen vehicle. The two female victims told officers they were in the 1200 block of the NW Evangeline Thruway, when a white male suspect offered them money to give him... more »
  • Gas station armed robbery suspect at large

    November 26, 2013 9:48 AM

    Franklin police are searching for the person who robbed a gas station last night at gun point. The incident took place around 11 p.m. at the Shell station in the 400 block of Main Street. According to investigators, the suspect went inside the station, pulled a gun, and... more »
  • Suspect arrested in deadly Mardi Gras day shooting

    September 3, 2013 4:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have arrested a suspect in a man's fatal shooting on Mardi Gras day. The police department says 24-year-old Devin Waterhouse was arrested last Friday in connection with the Feb. 12 death of 22-year-old Kiran Harris, who was shot in the head. Detectives took... more »
  • Suspect in Hammond bank robbery arrested

    June 17, 2013 9:09 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Police have arrested a suspected bank robber in Ponchatoula less than 12 hours after he allegedly walked into First Guaranty Bank in Hammond Saturday and passed a note to a teller. Hammond police tell The Advocate 51-year-old Edmond Nunez, of Ponchatoula, was arrested in a joint... more »
  • Illegal firearms suspect pleads guilty to 1 count

    May 17, 2013 8:55 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Houma man has pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving and having an unregistered firearm. The Courier reports 62-year-old Michael J. Hebert was arrested in August after police evacuated several buildings at his apartment complex as they investigated whether he had bombs. Hebert entered his... more »
  • Abbeville Homicide Suspect Booked

    April 29, 2013 6:13 AM

    Walter August, 18 years old of Abbeville, was arrested early Monday morning and charged with the 2nd Degree Murder of Jovontae Charles. The homicide of Charles took place on April 26, 2013, at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Schlessinger Street. August was booked on a warrant... more »
  • Image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect

    April 18, 2013 4:53 AM

    BOSTON (AP) - The work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage has yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focus on a man seen dropping off a bag near the site of the second of two deadly explosions. City Council President Stephen Murphy says investigators saw... more »
  • Ecstasy suspect to be in federal court Friday

    December 27, 2012 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An alleged coordinator for an Ecstasy organization in Vietnam is scheduled to appear in federal court Friday to answer charges that he conspired to send more than 1.1 million tablets of the illegal drug from Canada to Baton Rouge, La. The Advocate reports Vinh Van... more »
  • Suspect booked in New Orleans slaying

    December 12, 2012 8:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have booked a 20-year-old man with murder after authorities say he shot and killed a man during a botched armed robbery Monday night. The Advocate reports Bobby James was arrested Tuesday and booked with second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Cory... more »
  • Bomb threat suspect charged in state court

    October 4, 2012 8:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 42-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of calling in a bomb threat to LSU on Sept. 17 has been charged in state court. The Advocate reports the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office filed a one-count bill of information Wednesday charging William Bouvay Jr.... more »
  • Knife-wielding Suspect Threatens Bar Manager

    August 8, 2012 6:07 AM

    At approximately midnight, an off-duty officer, Deputy Marshal Brandon Hargrave, disarmed and subdued a knife-wielding suspect, at gunpoint. The suspect threatened the life of a downtown bar manager. The suspect has been booked by Lafayette Police into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
  • UPDATE: Police: 7 Dead, Including Suspect, at Sikh Temple

    August 5, 2012 3:18 PM

    Police in Wisconsin say seven people are dead at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, including the suspected gunman. Greenfield Police Chief Bradley Wentlandt says tactical officers have been through the temple where shots were fired about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. He says they found four people inside the building and three... more »
  • Police Shooting Deputies Wound Drug Suspect Who Struck 2 Cars

    July 28, 2012 2:30 PM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies acting on a tip about drug activity shot a Westwego man after he intentionally crashed his car into a police car, injuring a deputy. Col. John Fortunato said it happened Friday night. Deputies had positioned cars around a parking... more »
  • Family Shooting Suspect was Off Medicines

    June 9, 2012 9:14 PM

    A man charged with fatally shooting his sister and wounding her boyfriend was a paranoid schizophrenic who was off his medication, his brother says Joseph Voisin, 44, has been arrested for killing Mary Voisin, 47, and wounding Christopher Smith, 45, Thursday at their home in Gray, La. Sam Voisin, the... more »
  • Second suspect arrested in Natchez slaying

    May 10, 2012 7:20 AM

    NATCHEZ, La. (AP) - Natchez police have charged a second man in connection with the March shooting death of a man outside his home. The Natchez Democrat reports 18-year-old Frederick Hunt Jr. was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder. Natchez Police Lt. Craig Godbold said investigators have not determined Hunt's... more »
  • Texas returns suspect in slaying to Baton Rouge

    March 28, 2012 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 22-year-old Zachary man has been extradited to Baton Rouge after he was arrested in Houston on March 5 in the shooting death of a former Southern University football player. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely tells The Advocate Walter Jerome Fort was transported Tuesday evening and booked... more »
  • Police on lookout for suspect in Sulphur robbery

    March 16, 2012 9:52 AM

    SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Sulphur police say a woman brandishing a gun robbed a bank in a crime similar to one last month in Kinder. Police spokesman Mel Estess tells The American Press a heavyset woman wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, a black and white wig, sunglasses and a... more »
  • Ball bank robbery suspect arrested

    March 14, 2012 10:27 AM

    BALL, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a suspect in the March 6 robbery of the Capital One Bank branch in Ball. Rapides Parish Sheriff Chuck Wagner tells The Town Talk Stephen Paul Kent of Ball was arrested Tuesday and booked with simple robbery and possession of controlled dangerous substance... more »
  • Former officer accused of choking suspect

    March 7, 2012 8:00 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A former Port Allen police officer has been charged with choking a suspect during a traffic stop. The Advocate reports a West Baton Rouge Parish grand jury indicted Jasmione Clark Tuesday on charges of second-degree battery and malfeasance for the Sept. 24 incident that prosecutors... more »
  • Panel indicts suspect in rape of elderly woman

    March 2, 2012 8:43 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A man accused of raping a 94-year-old DeQuincy woman has been indicted by a Calcasieu Parish grand jury. DeQuincy police detective Tom Threet says 48-year-old Gabe McKeel Jr. allegedly entered the woman's house shortly before 11 p.m. on Jan. 28 armed with a knife. Threet... more »
  • Mardi Gras shooting suspect surrenders

    March 1, 2012 9:39 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - A 25-year-old man wanted for the fatal shooting of another man during a Mardi Gras parade on Feb. 19 has surrendered to authorities. Capt. Kenny Payne of the Plaquemine Police Department tells T he Advocate Akeem O. Gailes was arrested at his attorney's office around 12:30... more »
  • Home Invasion Suspect Also Charged in Ongoing Murder Case

    January 31, 2012 11:23 PM

    Youngsville police are still looking Tuesday night for a home invasion suspect, while the other remains behind bars. Police arrested 22-year-old Gregory Lemelle early Tuesday morning. Police say officers located Lemelle hiding a few blocks from the scene after the homeowner fired two shots through the door to scare off... more »
  • Murder suspect's trial delayed

    January 26, 2012 10:14 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A man accused of shooting his wife to death in May 2010 has had his murder trial postponed until April. The Town Talk reports Joseph Anton Chehardy Jr. was indicted in July 2010 on a second-degree murder charge after 43-year-old Janeva Lasyone Chehardy was found shot... more »
  • Police search for suspect in shooting after two men are wounded

    January 23, 2012 10:26 AM

    A shooting in New Iberia injuries two victims and leaves authorities searching for the suspect. On Sunday, January 22, around 8:19, Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting. Two victims were found on scene. One victim, a 51 year old male, sustained a gunshot wound to... more »
  • Suspect in double homicide arrested

    January 10, 2012 10:08 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Lake Charles police have arrested a man who they believe stabbed two women to death last week. Deputy Chief of Police Mark Kraus says Monday night that 52-year-old Mark Wayne Thibodeaux was booked with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. Kraus... more »
  • Carjacking suspect fatally shot by deputies

    January 10, 2012 9:59 AM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Parish carjacking and police chase ended with the suspect fatally shot by deputies. Shortly before midnight Monday, Col. John Fortunato says a Metairie man told authorities that he was carjacked on Causeway Boulevard. Fortunato says the stolen Jeep Cherokee was spotted a short time... more »
  • Police seek suspect in Alexandria slaying

    January 6, 2012 9:36 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old woman. Jacqueline Bazert was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her stepfather. Sgt. Bruce Fairbanks says the slaying is believed to have happened either Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning. Details about Bazert's death have not... more »
  • Suspect in several crimes leaps from bridge

    August 24, 2011 6:56 AM

    GRAMERCY, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police have identified a man who jumped from the Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. James Parish into the Mississippi River as a suspect in three homicides in Jefferson Parish as well as other crimes in Baton Rouge. The Advocate reports authorities continue to looking... more »
  • Suspect in LSU slayings surrenders

    July 26, 2011 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The shooting suspect indicted last week in the 2007 slayings of two LSU graduate students has surrendered to LSU police. In a news release, police say 23-year-old Casey Jermaine Gathers was arrested and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on two counts of second-degree... more »
  • Suspect allowed to view child porn in Wash. jail

    July 13, 2011 10:51 AM

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state man accused of child sex crimes is allowed to view child pornography in jail. The sheriff and the prosecutor don't like it. But Weldon Marc Gilbert is acting as his own lawyer in the case, and that means he's allowed to review the... more »
  • Search for Sunset Murder Suspect

    April 18, 2011 11:07 PM

    A family in Sunset is crying out for justice, three weeks after their brother's murder. Corneil Landry was killed on March 27, but law enforcement still haven't found the suspected murderer. Not a day goes by that Carolyn Landry-Pugh doesn't think about her baby brother. "He was hard... more »
  • McKinley Murder Suspect Denied Bail Reduction

    March 24, 2011 11:15 PM

    New developments Thursday in the McKinley Street murder trial. Thursday District Judge Jules Edwards denied a request to reduce bail for 22-year-old Ian Trahan, one of the suspects in the beating death of a UL student, 20-year-old Kenneth Donnelly Jr., back in October 2010. "Yes we are definitely in... more »
  • Update: Murder Suspect Kills Himself, Victim's Family Reaction

    March 23, 2011 11:46 PM

    A murder suspect is found dead in St. Landry Parish Wednesday afternoon, over two weeks after the crime was committed. The family of the victim, Shantell Williams, said despite knowing who's responsible for their sister's death, they still don't feel like justice has been served. "It's like the moment... more »
  • Lafayette Officer Shoots Stabbing Suspect

    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 »
  • Third Suspect in Iberia Home Invasion Arrested

    December 16, 2010 11:17 AM

    Press Release- On December 15, 2010 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office's impact team arrested the third suspect in the home invasion on the 500 block of Copper St. Silais Joseph (DOB 6/20/1991) was arrested at 525 Bank St. New Iberia. Joseph was arrested on a warrant... more »
  • Arrest made in beating death of LaPlace girl

    December 8, 2010 9:26 PM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man as a suspect in the weekend death of a teenage girl in LaPlace. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says U.S. Marshals captured Earnest Joseph III Wednesday afternoon in Gulfport, Miss., shortly after St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones announced a... more »
  • Friend: ND murder-for-hire suspect discussed plan

    December 6, 2010 9:52 PM

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A woman who hired an Oklahoma City handyman for remodeling projects and became his friend told a North Dakota jury Monday that the man told her about a plan to beat a Fargo dentist with a hammer, but she didn't think he was serious. Michael Nakvinda... more »
  • Lafayette police searching for suspect in beatings

    November 17, 2010 8:08 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police are still interviewing people as part of an investigation into the death of a Louisiana-Lafayette student and the severe beating of that student's roommate. Twenty-year-old Kenneth Donnelly Jr. was found beaten to death in his home Oct. 28. A roommate was badly beaten and... more »
  • Suspect Arrested in Marrero Shooting

    November 9, 2010 11:30 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A suspect in a shooting at a Marrero carnival that left a teenager dead and four others wounded has been arrested. Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say 19-year-old Sheldon Harper of Avondale was booked Tuesday with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. Col. John Fortunato said 16-year-old... more »
  • Officials: Suspect lived unnoticed after 'death'

    November 5, 2010 9:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After the skeletal remains of a slain Las Vegas girl were found in the woods of central Louisiana, the investigation led authorities to a startling conclusion: The man suspected of kidnapping her was supposed to have died 16 years earlier. As federal and state investigators mount... more »
  • FBI Learned of Subway Terror Suspect in January

    October 28, 2010 11:16 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI learned last January that a Pakistani-born man arrested in the DC subway-bomb sting was trying to make contact with terrorist groups to help him participate in jihad against U.S. forces overseas. FBI agent Charles A. Davoub said in an affidavit unsealed Thursday that Farooque Ahmed,... more »
  • Suspect wanted as a result of another positive DNA match

    October 7, 2010 10:55 AM

    Opelousas Police Department detectives are searching for 47 year old Arthur Lee Jones of 265 Henry Dr . Jones is wanted the burglary at Dupuis Memorial in January of this year, in which an urn containing the remains of James Elder Sr. was stolen. They are now in need of... more »
  • 1 Suspect in Custody in Child's Death

    September 30, 2010 7:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have arrested one of two men wanted in the shooting death of 2-year-old Jeremy Galmon. Police say Galmon was shot in the head as he sat in a parked car on Sunday. 28-year-old Jamiron Pollard was arrested at a home in the eastern... more »
  • Mississippi Slaying Suspect Caught in Louisiana

    September 21, 2010 9:59 AM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss.- Hattiesburg police say a suspect in the Sept. 3 slaying of a woman is in custody in Louisiana. Police spokesman Sgt. Allen Murray said that Lonnie Eugene Ulmer was arrested Sunday in Metairie, La. Ulmer is being held in the Jefferson Parish jail. Murray says Hattiesburg police will... more »
  • Hit and run caught on tape

    September 14, 2010 7:15 PM

    A 60-year-old woman is still recovering after being struck by a car at a Wal-mart parking lot in Bayou Vista. Just after the woman was hit, the driver hit the gas and struck another pedestrian. Then, the driver sped away. It's something you'll only find on KATC.com: video... more »
  • Quadruple Homicide Suspect Update

    September 13, 2010 4:58 PM

    The suspect being held for a quadruple murder in Lake Charles has two court appearances Tuesday. Lee Roy Williams Junior, is currently being held in the Calcasieu Correctional Center on five million dollars bond. Williams was captured Thursday in Baton Rouge after a standoff with police. He's accused of trying... more »
  • The Search Continues for a Homicide Suspect in Lafayette

    September 3, 2010 7:33 PM

    The sheriff's office is assisting the US Marshal's office in the search for a homicide suspect along highway 90 in southern Lafayette. Traffic is backed up as the search continues. KATC has learned that people accused of harboring the man are being brought to the Broussard police department for... 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 »
  • Lafayette Police Seek Suspect for Multiple Incidents

    August 25, 2010 2:48 PM

    Suspects Identity Sought in Multiple Incidents On August 16, 2010, at approximately 9:00 pm, a residence was burglarized in the 200 block of Madison Street. During the burglary the victim's vehicle was stolen from the residence. The incident was reported to the Lafayette Police Department. On... more »
  • Firehouse Cafe Burglar Caught on Tape

    August 25, 2010 9:48 AM

    Crowley Police need your help to identify a burglar who stole two lock boxes from a restaurant. It happened at the Fire House Café on South Parkerson on August 15th. The burglar got inside the business from the rear door. The suspect is described as a white male, believed to... more »
  • Suspect Arrested in Connection with 21 Copper Theft Incidents

    August 18, 2010 3:28 PM

    On August 17, 2010, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were investigating the theft of copper tubing in the 2000 block of West University Avenue. During the course of the investigation, detectives arrested Derrick Faulk (21) of Lafayette. Faulk was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and booked into the... more »
  • Suspect Arrested in Connection with 21 Copper Theft Incidents

    August 18, 2010 3:16 PM

    Suspect Arrested in Connection with 21 Copper Theft Incidents On August 17, 2010, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were investigating the theft of copper tubing in the 2000 block of West University Avenue. During the course of the investigation, detectives arrested Derrick Faulk (21) of Lafayette. Faulk was... more »
  • Slaying Suspect Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

    August 18, 2010 7:02 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A 19-year-old man accused of killing another Alexandria resident last year has pleaded guilty to manslaughter before his trial was scheduled to begin. Launey Johnson of Alexandria was facing a second-degree murder charge and two counts of attempted second-degree murder before prosecutors accepted a plea on... more »
  • Police Seek Identity of Armed Robbery Suspect

    August 17, 2010 2:37 PM

    UPDATE: Identity of Suspect Sought in Photo Detectives have released a photo of the suspect who is alleged to have committed the Armed Robbery at 1803 Eraste Landry Road. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or... more »
  • Quiet Life for the "Granddad Bandit" Suspect

    August 13, 2010 6:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Patsy Mara doesn't doubt the man the FBI calls the "Granddad Bandit," suspected in a string of bank robberies across the country, is her husband. The 61-year-old schoolteacher, however, still has trouble reconciling the image of a holdup man who snatched money from more than... more »
  • Woman Killed and Suspects Shoots Himself

    July 23, 2010 7:08 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport woman Thursday was shot to death by a man who later took his own life, police said. Shreveport Police responded just before 1 p.m. to reports of shots fired at Element Fitness. Witnesses told dispatchers that a man shot a woman several times and... more »
  • DWI Suspect Adds Theft Charge

    June 18, 2010 9:15 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A Raceland woman being driven home after she was charged with DWI, managed to have a theft charge tacked on as well. 41-year-old Christy Shields was stopped by deputies after allegedly driving her vehicle erratically. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says Shields registered a .252 blood-alcohol... more »
  • UPDATE: Lafayette Man Killed-Son is Suspect

    June 7, 2010 11:13 AM

    UPDATE: The Webster Parish Sheriff's office has reported that they have located Timothy Rogers, he was found in their parish deceased from an apparent self-inflected gunshot. --------------------------- At 5:00 A.M. this morning, Lafayette Parish Sheriff's office received a call from Webster Parish Sheriff's office concerning Timothy Rogers,... more »
  • Suspect Surrenders in Baton Rouge Shooting

    May 24, 2010 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Police say a man accused in the fatally shooting a 27-year-old Baton Rouge man has surrendered. 33-year-old Anthony Duane Craig was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Sunday on a count of second-degree murder. Police say Craig allegedly shot Thomas Barton in the head... more »
  • Serial Killer Suspect Asking for Reduced Sentence

    May 13, 2010 12:32 PM

    Update: Hearing has been postponed. ------------------------------------------------------- LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A man suspected in the slayings of three women in Baton Rouge is asking a judge to reduce the 50-year sentence he received last month in the attack of a Lafayette woman. Jeffery Lee Guillory's attorney argues that... more »
  • Purse Snatching Suspect

    May 11, 2010 5:25 PM

    Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are attempting to identify the suspect in the photo that is alleged to have been involved in a purse snatching. On May 4, 2010, the victim was exiting a store in the 3800 block of Moss Street, when the suspect grabbed the victim's purse... more »
  • Suspect Wanted for Stolen Debit Card

    May 7, 2010 4:38 PM

    Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating a case where a Female victim reported someone was using her debit card without her permission. The incident occurred on April 23, 2010 at the Cracker Barrel on North Lewis. Detectives were able to obtain video of a white... more »
  • Investigation of Times Square Attempted Bombing Suspect

    May 4, 2010 11:24 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the FBI and other authorities are investigating the suspect in the failed Times Square bombing for possible connection to terrorist groups. Obama says the attack failed because of actions by ordinary citizens who alerted police, and he says justice will be done. The... more »
  • Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

    April 22, 2010 10:12 AM

    Victim Robbed While Leaving Local Bar Original Release: March 30, 2010 @ 9:15 am On March 30, 2010, at approximately 1:41 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 100 block of General Mouton regarding a robbery. The victim, a 20 year old female of... more »
  • Suspect In Slayings Of 11 Women Indicted On New Charges

    April 1, 2010 12:56 PM

    CLEVELAND (AP) - A prosecutor says a suspect in the slayings of 11 women in Cleveland has been indicted on new charges involving an attack on another woman. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason tells The Associated Press that 50-year-old Anthony Sowell (SOH'-wehl) was charged Thursday with the rape, felonious assault... more »
  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Lafayette Rape Suspect In FL

    March 19, 2010 12:01 PM

    On March 8, 2010, the Lafayette Police Department's Youth Services Section began an investigation involving a female juvenile, under the age of 12 that was allegedly raped by a 34 year old suspect within the City of Lafayette. As a result of the investigation, a warrant was issued for Aggravated... more »
  • Wanted Woman Accused in Early Morning Stabbing

    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 »
  • Robbery Suspect Flees After Robbing Check-Cashing Store

    March 5, 2010 2:54 PM

    On March 4, 2010, at approximately 5:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 200 block of Production Drive regarding an armed robbery. The suspect entered the business with a black handgun and demanded cash from the drawer. An undisclosed amount of cash was turned over to... more »
  • Lafayette Police search for robbery suspect

    February 22, 2010 12:05 PM

    On February 21, 2010, at approximately 9:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to an Armed Robbery at 2428 West Pinhook Road. The suspect entered the business, produced a small black semi-automatic pistol and demanded money and Kool's cigarettes. The clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of cash... more »
  • Identity Sought in Armed Robbery

    February 19, 2010 12:57 PM

    Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect for a recent robbery. On February 17, 2010, at approximately 4:00 am, the suspect approached an employee on the exterior of the business at 101 South College Road and forced the employee back inside at... more »
  • School locked down as officer searched for suspect

    February 18, 2010 10:00 AM

    CPSS officials are now reporting that the suspect has been apprehended by law enforcement and Henry Heights Elementary has been reopened. ################## Officials from the Calcasieu Parish School System have reported that local law enforcement has called for a lock-down at Henry Heights Elementary School in Lake Charles.... more »
  • CrimeStoppers of Acadia Needs Help Finding Hit and Run Suspect

    January 25, 2010 10:10 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to identify a suspect involved in a Hit & Run investigation. Rayne Police are investigating a Saturday, January 9th, 2010 hit & run accident. The incident occurred at approximately 11:00 pm on Highway 35 South near its intersection with Betty Street.... more »
  • Reward Increased For The Capture Of Jamaal Diggs

    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 »
  • Police In Search Of Suspect After Hotel Armed Robbery

    January 13, 2010 6:01 PM

    Two alleged armed robbers are behind bars, but the search continues for a third. Police arrested 20-year-old Willie Reynolds and John Coleman for the armed robbery of a Hattiesburg, Mississippi couple. The three got away with the victim's car and cash. Police recovered the couple's car on Tuesday... more »

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