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Opelousas man charged with beating woman to death

John Edmond (Opelousas Police Department) OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) - UPDATE: John Edmond Jr., 58, has been charged with killing 70-year-old Grace Noel. Officers responded to a welfare concern in the 700 block of Cyr Street in Opelousas where they found Noel's body this morning. Edmond reportedly met of

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-23 20:41:00

Police: Woman found dead at Opelousas residence

On Friday morning, an officer from the Opelousas Police Department (OPD) responded to a welfare call at an Opelousas residence, where a deceased female was found. According to Chrystal Leblanc, public relations officer and sergeant of investigations for the OPD, a suspect is currently in custody. T

OPELOUSAS DAILY WORLD - 2018-03-23 15:18:34

Man dies from gun shot wounds

A man who was left in critical condition after a shooting last month has died. According to Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Maj. Wendell Raborn, 27-year-old Ian Jones died Wednesday after being taken from Lafayette to New Orleans for medical treatment. Jones was shot on the 100 Ambassador W

DAILY IBERIAN - 2018-03-23 11:30:00

Opelousas man arrested on drug charges after marijuana found in vehicle during traffic stop

Byron Mouton. (Photo Credit: Opelousas Police Department) OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) - An Opelousas man was arrested after police found drugs in his possession while conducting a traffic stop. On March 21, officers conducted the traffic stop on McCarthy Lane in Opelousas. The driver, identified as Byron

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-23 12:50:33

Driver in deadly crash in Evangeline Parish identified

(Conrad, Hertzock, KLFY) WHITEVILLE, La. (KLFY) - Shortly before 7 a.m. today, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a fatal head-on crash on LA 29 near Cabot Road in Evangeline Parish. Bobby Jefferson, 53, of Shreveport, was killed in a head-on collision this morning, state pol

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-23 21:18:44

Two suspects in Lake Arthur murder arrested on unrelated theft, drug charges

Two suspects in the 2015 murder and armed robbery of an elderly Lake Arthur man have been arrested again on unrelated charges. Vaughn Dell Robinson, 40, of Lake Arthur was arrested Wednesday for illegal possession of stolen things. Damian Vaughn Robinson, 20, of Lake Arthur was also arrested the sam

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-03-23 18:00:00

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


UPDATE: Body of man missing in Mermentau River recovered

UPDATED 3/23/18, 12 p.m. - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents recovered the body of a man who fell overboard from a boat on the Mermentau River Thursday evening. According to LDWF agent Justin Sonnier, the body was found at approximately 11 a.m. near the area where he initially fell into the ri

KADN.COM - 2018-03-23 17:02:53

Police responding to fatal crash on I-49

Police are responding to a crash that killed at least one person on Interstate 49. According to a press release from the Opelousas Police Department, I-49 at the Harry Guilbeau exit is currently closed, and all traffic is being diverted. This story will be updated when more information is available.


Suspect in Charles Raymond Talen murder case arrested again

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's detectives arrested an individual, Wednesday March 21st on 1 count of Illegal possession of stolen things. Detectives investigating the theft of lawn equipment traveled to a residence at 6415 Hwy 1126 Jennings, LA on February 19th, 2018. Detectives recovered a Stihl trimm


Louisiana Police Officer Arrested on Multiple Child Pornography Charges

CROWLEY, La. - 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 Parish. The investigation led Troopers to obtain a


Breaux Bridge man charged with rape

A Breaux Bridge man has been arrested on allegations of sexual battery and rape. According to a release from the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, investigators arrested 54-year-old Salvador Anderson Wednesday following an investigation of a sexual battery complaint. Anderson, of Breaux Bridge, wa


Stolen vehicle, counterfeit money recovered

Chief of Police Carroll J. Stelly reports that, on March 16, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office contacted the Rayne Police ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from Acadia Parish, LA. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Crowl


Two 18-wheelers and a truck involved in crash on I-10 West near Scott/Cankton Exit

A wreck involving two 18-wheelers and a truck is being reported on I-10 West mile marker 97, near the Scott/Cankton exit. Possible injuries are being reported. We will have more details when they are made available. A wreck involving two 18-wheelers and a truck is being reported on I-10 West mile ma


Lafayette Parish trailer park operator faces felony charges for altering DEQ fecal sample reports

Jordan Savoy (Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office) A Lafayette man was arrested for "knowingly" violating Department of Environmental Quality water quality laws and violating false public records. Jordan Savoy, 32, owner of Elite Environmental, operates the Vermilion Village Trailer Park located at La


Opelousas man charged with crimes against children

An Opelousas man has been arrested for Crimes Against Children. Attorney General Jeff Landry Cyber Crime Unit charged 41 year old Eddie Edmond with one count of Indecent Behavior with a juvenile, one count of Computer aided solicitation of a minor, and one count of Manufacturing of sexual abuse imag


Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies on the scene of a deadly crash in New Iberia

Photo Credit: MGN NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) - Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office are currently on the scene of a deadly crash near the intersection of Admiral Doyle Drive and Jefferson Terrace Boulevard. Few details are available at this time, but News 10 has a crew on the scene and will


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Youngsville man charged with murder in 2008 cold case

The Lafayette Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a December 2008 homicide. Millard Hebert, 56, was charged with second degree murder for allegedly killing Bonnie Ruphard, 47, police announced Friday. Ruphard's body was found in the 400 block of Lajaunie Road in 2008 and was imme


One man dead and one injured in Opelousas shooting

OPELOUSAS, (La) - Around 5am two men were shot in Opelousas. The shooting happened at the intersection of Statesman & Adams street. Authorities say one male victim was shot dead. The other is left with non-life threatening injuries. There is no subject information at this time. More information to