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Fight breaks out during Cecilia/Breaux Bridge High football game
CECELIA, La. (KLFY) The matchup between Cecilia and Breaux Bridge high school took an unusual turn when a fight broke out in the stands tonight.News 10 is working to get details from the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office on just what exactly occurred. Witnesses said they saw at least two people tak
10 firearms seized, 3 arrested during narcotics investigation in Vermilion Parish
VERMILION PARISH, La. (KLFY)- According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, within the past 7 days the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force along with the assistance of the Abbeville Police Department removed 10 firearms from the streets.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office daily arrest report
Lawrence Leger, Jr., age 53, 161 Beauxis Drive, Port Barre, LA., 70577, Domestic abuse battery. Arrested by Port Barre Police Department.
ICE Most Wanted fugitive, child predator caught in Louisiana
CHURCH POINT, LA (WAFB) - One of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operation's (ERO) Most Wanted fugitives was arrested Wednesday in central Louisiana. The man is a convicted child sex offender and is now facing more felony charges. Jose Melchor Martinez, aka
New Iberia man guilty of negligent homicide in 2016 road rage crash
Donald Broussard, 46, of New Iberia, had been indicted on one count of manslaughter and one count of aggravated obstruction of a highway. While the manslaughter charge carried a maximum sentence of 40 years, the lesser negligent homicide charge has a maximum sentence of 5 years.
Stage Coach Road stabbings suspect wanted
Authorities say 31-year old Kevin West of Ville Platte, LA, is facing charges for Aggravated Battery (2 counts) with more charges pending.
Crowley man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography on electronic devices
Kenneth Poullard, 43, of Crowley, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count of possessing child pornography. According to the guilty plea, law enforcement agents learned that Poullard was downloading child pornography to electronic devices in his home.
UPDATE: Victim in deadly two-vehicle collision in Duson identified
DUSON, La. - UPDATE: A 78-year-old Church Point man was killed this morning in a crash on Mire Highway in Duson.Duson Police Chief Kip Judice identified the victim in the head-on collision as Filton Miller.Both drivers were trapped in their respective vehicles when police arrived.The initial results
BREAKING: Robideaux says 'No' to parish taxes on Nov. 6 ballot
Council Member Bruce Conque at the Lafayette City Parish Council. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.(Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network)
Update: Broussard fatal crash, pedestrian identified
On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at approximately 6:19 AM the Broussard Police Department responded to reports of a major crash involving a bicycle located near the intersection of US Hwy 90 and N. Morgan Ave. Upon officers’ arrival it was discovered that the crash involved a Chevrolet Malibu sedan an
Eunice woman’s heroism hailed after tragic Port Allen crash
Just over two weeks ago, Jada Jones(20) spent 36 hours trapped inside of her car after a wreck in Port Allen that claimed the life of her best friend, Brittany Guillory(22).Jada just recently returned home from the hospital.
Fatal crash reported in Broussard
Roads are currently open; however, delays are expected around Morgan Avenue, according to the Broussard Police Department.
ICE most wanted illegal alien living in Church Point arrested for re-entering U.S. after deportation
United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that 48-year-old Jose Melchor Martinez, a resident of Church Point and a citizen of Mexico, has been arrested after being charged by a federal criminal complaint in U.S. District Court with re-entry of a removed alien.
Brandon Scott Lavergne failed in Angola escape attempt
Brandon Scott Lavergne, the man serving a life sentence for the murders of Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate, unsuccessfully attempted to escape from Angola State Penitentiary Monday morning.
Substitute teacher arrested after she was recorded having sex with student
A Washington, Louisiana, substitute teacher has been arrested after allegedly having sex with an underage student. The high school sub, 25-year-old Constance Robertson, was implicated by a recording that the 16-year-old had taken on his cellphone,according to KATC News.
Substitute accused of sex with student bonds out of jail
A Port Barre High substitute teacher, who was arrested on Monday and charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, has bonded out of the St. Landry Parish Jail, according to officials with the Sheriff’s Department.
5 more victims added in rape case involving Lafayette High grad, girlfriend
The new charges accuse Robicheaux of sexually assaulting five additional women. His girlfriend, Cerissa Riley, is now charged in three additional assaults. Details were not immediately released.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office daily arrest report
Stephanie Mercer, 47, 1811 J Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 16, 2018, at 4:52 pm on a warrant for simple battery.
SWAT unit arrests man in Lafayette on attempted murder charge
SWAT operators arrested Taylor on an active felony warrant for attempted first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated second-degree battery, aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated assault.
Mixed Bag As Lafayette Parish Releases ACT Results
Earlier today,the composite average ACT score among Louisiana students was released. At 19.2, the composite average dropped slightly since 19.5 last year.Today, in figures released by the Lafayette Parish School System, students in Lafayette Parish are scoring above the state composite average at 19