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Troopers arrest Crowley man for mutiple child pornography charges

Damon Broussard (Louisiana State Police) CROWLEY, La. (KLFY)- A Crowley man was arrested yesterday afternoon as the result of an investigation into child pornography. In November 2017, Louisiana State Police Detectives initiated an investigation into the possession of child pornography in Acadia Par

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-20 15:56:07

Lafayette Police: Homeowners robbed at gunpoint

Lafayette Police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a Lafayette home at gunpoint Monday evening. It happened around 7:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Brushwood Drive. According to Police, two black male suspects forced their way into the residence with a firearm while the homeowners wer

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-20 02:53:31

Suspects sought in Lafayette home invasion

Lafayette Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of Brushwood Drive in reference to a home invasion on Monday evening. According the a release from the Lafayette Police Department, two male suspects forced their way into the residence with a firearm while the homeowners were present. The

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-20 03:26:12

8 people indicted in white supremacist gang member's killing

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Eight alleged members or associates of a white supremacist prison gang called the Aryan Circle have been indicted in Louisiana on federal charges in the 2016 killing of a fellow alleged gang member. An indictment unsealed Tuesday charges 38-year-old Jeremy Jordan of Orange, Tex

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:35:39

State of emergency declared in St. Martin Parish due to flooding threat

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY) - Today, St. Martin Parish President, Chester Cedars declared a State Of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the imminent threat of flooding along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers. Related bodies of water may also have the potential to cause flooding and subsequent

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-19 20:17:45

Man arrested; accused of intentionally crashing his truck and injuring three people

LAFAYETTE, La. - Lafayette police have arrested a man involved in a fight which led to a crash that injured three people. According to Corporal Karl Ratcliff, after the fight, the impaired driver, drove a large pickup struck another vehicle that had three people in it. Two the victims received minor

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:55:50

LPD: Officers fired at suspect in downtown attempted murder crash

More information is becoming available about what police are calling a deliberate vehicle crash early Saturday morning that resulted in attempted murder charges against a Lafayette man. According to a Lafayette Police spokesman, a police officer fired his service weapon during the incident in which

KADN.COM - 2018-03-19 20:48:29

The Latest: Records show alleged gang member pleaded guilty

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Latest on the indictments of eight alleged members or associates of a white supremacist prison gang charged in a Louisiana killing (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Court records show a member of a white supremacist prison gang has pleaded guilty in Louisiana to a federal crimin

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-21 00:57:47

New Iberia woman being forced out of her rental home due to non-payment charged with arson

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) - The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal has arrested a New Iberia woman for allegedly setting a fire at the home she and her father were renting. Authorities say 27 year old Lashantea Dasin was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on one count of simple arson. It happened o


Suspect arrested for Opelousas Walmart bomb threat

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) - Investigators with the Opelousas City Police Department has made an arrest in regards to yesterday's Bomb Threat Complaint that occurred at a local business in the 1600 block of Creswell Lane. Joseph Ryan Dugas Jr., 18, of Opelousas has been arrested and charged with the fo

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-20 20:35:04

Gunman robs Lafayette department store late Sunday; no one hurt

A gunman who walked into a Lafayette department store late Sunday and demanded money escaped the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. No one was injured and no arrests were made as of Monday morning, Lafayette police said in a news release. Police did not identify the store that wa

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-03-19 13:42:00

Lafourche murder suspects enter insanity pleas

Two Lafourche Parish men accused of killing their neighbors last year have pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Kai Williams, 41, of Thibodaux, is charged with the second-degree murder of Grace Owens, 75. Police said he shot Owens on Nov. 24 outside her Midland Drive home and also tried to burn


Lafayette teen arrested for attempted 2nd degree murder in Sunday afternoon shooting

Sunday afternoon, at approximately 2:00pm, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Wilbourn Blvd. A 17 year old black male victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds and transported to a local hospital, where he remains in stable condition. Police located and arrested the 16

KADN.COM - 2018-03-19 14:15:34

Teen arrested in connection with shooting 17-year-old victim

Credit: MGN LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Lafayette Police arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting that injured a 17-year-old boy. The shooting happened in the 100 block of Wilbourn Boulevard. According to Corporal Karl Ratcliff, officers found the 17-year-old with multi

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-19 14:58:34

Lafayette Police respond to shots fired call in Couret Farms Subdivision

(KLFY) Lafayette Police say officers have responded to reports of shots fired in the Couret Farms Subdivision in Upper Lafayette. Police say the call came in around 6: 45 p.m. Saturday. KLFY received a dozen phone calls from viewers saying that the shots fired was the result of a domestic situation


Lafayette man arrested for intentionally driving pickup truck into second vehicle causing injuries

Leo Prejean (LPSO) Lafayette police are investigating after the "impaired driver" of a pick up truck intentionally crashed his vehicle into another vehicle in the 100 block of West Second Street. Police say it happened around 1:45 Saturday morning. On arrival, police say 22 year old Leo Prejean wa


Family leaving Abbeville after continuous threats

ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) - An Abbeville woman says she's terrified and fears for her family's life. She says she's been threatened by a group of individuals, after living in her home for just three days, and she's not exactly sure why. She says she's called Abbeville Police Department and after the th


Man arrested after slamming vehicle in Lafayette

A man was arrested in Lafayette early Saturday morning, accused ramming his pickup truck into another vehicle occupied by three people, after an argument, Lafayette Police said. The incident happened at about 1:45 a.m. in the 100 block of West Second Street, police said. Two of the occupants suffere


Lafayette man pleads guilty to possessing half a kilo of methamphetamine

A Lafayette man pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing with the intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine after Lafayette Police Department officers recovered multiple controlled substances and a weapon within his residence. Don Edmond Washington, 28, of Lafayette, pleaded guilty be


St. Martin Parish correctional officer accused of bringing contraband into jail

A St. Martin Parish correctional officer was arrested Friday for allegedly bringing contraband into the parish correctional center. According to a release from the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, 23-year-old Keland Andre Simmons, of Lafayette, was arrested following an investigation of suspected