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St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report
The following is a list of the people who were booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail for Friday, August 10, 2018:Jeremy Daniel Stevens, age 36, 224 Church St., Apt. 2, Melville, LA, 3 counts of aggravated assault w/firearm. Arrested by St. Landry Sheriff’s Office.Sadie S. Tezeno, age 25, 1518 Alber
Here's what's happening around Opelousas
Aug. 16: Opelousas Farmer's Market at The Farmer's Market Pavilion (828 E. Landry St, Opelousas) from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. You can discover bounties of homegrown fruits, vegetables, preserves, jellies and more.
Basile police officer arrested for domestic abuse
BASILE, La. - Rasiem Fredericks was arrested on July 19th after police were called to a home in the Sunset area.The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office says the incident started after an argument regarding Facebook."Looked at some evidence on her body and we looked at it and found probable cause to a
City of Opelousas rebuilding three streets
“We're fixing what we have, upgrading our industrial roads hopefully to attract new businesses and make our existing businesses more profitable,” Sias said.
Sheriff considers using abandoned hospital as detention center
Guidroz, speaking during a parish council meeting, said he might consider using the St. Luke’s Hospital building as a juvenile detention center.
UPDATE: 19 year old arrested after police find gun at Opelousas elementary school
UPDATE: A 19-year-old man has been arrested for carrying a gun on the campus of Park Vista elementary school in Opelousas.Police say Travyone Adams has been charged with carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon by a student or non-student on school property at school-sponsored functions, or in a firea
Classes to resume Friday at Eunice Elementary after classroom fire
EUNICE, La. (KLFY)- Classes will resume at Eunice Elementary School tomorrow, August 17, 2018.
Two arrested on drug charges in the Cecilia area
This week, Narcotics Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested two men on drug charges for separate incidents in the Cecilia area of St. Martin Parish.Corey James Courville, 28, Breaux Bridge, was arrested on Monday, August, 13, 2018, and was charged as follows:Simple Possession of
MPD arrests Markeith Guillory following Saturday shooting
The Mamou Police Department has arrested one individual following a shooting that occurred early in the morning on Saturday, August 11, 2018.
Gun found at Opelousas school
Police found a gun Monday morning at Park Vista Elementary in Opelousas.Authorities say the search for the firearm started after officers arrested a person Sunday night for trespassing at the school. While searching the suspect, the discovered ammunition on suspect. That led to the search of the s
Parishwide incarceration raises crucial questions
Those are two questions that are now concerning parish officials as Sheriff Bobby Guidroz, the District Attorney’s Office, four state district judges and the parish council explore options that have arisen recently in connection with the issue of parishwide incarceration.
Mother and daughter dealing with bullying 4 days into school year
In her post, which has now been shared over 320 times and drawn more than 500 comments, she says the fight happened on Monday, day four of the new school year when her daughter was ambushed.
Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office searching for rape suspect
CROWLEY, La. (KLFY)- Detectives with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office need your help in locating Kirklin James Booth. Booth is described as a black male, 21 years of age, being 5’8” in height and weighing 180 pounds.
Teacher, mother, wife from Ville Platte missing since February
(Amanda McElfresh, Lafayette Daily Advertiser) Flyers posted in Lafayette are asking for information to help find Amy Soileau, a woman who has reportedly been missing since February.
Woman accused of setting fire to home after domestic dispute
Firefighters responded to the blaze, on the 400 block of Rena Drive, at 8:41 p.m. after receiving numerous reports from witnesses. The flames damaged a transformer, causing a power outage for neighboring homes.
Appeals court knocks out jail sentence for Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope
In February, 15th Judicial District Judge Jules Edwards revoked Pope's probation and ordered him to serve the remaining seven days of a 30-day sentence for contempt of court in the Independent Weekly's suit against him, KATC-TV reported.
Woman has one word for Northgate Mall, North Lafayette: Potential
The Church Point native grew up on a farm with her parents and 14 siblings, and for as long as she can remember, life has been a family affair.
Crash claims the life of motorcyclist
Church Point– Shortly before 5:30 pm on August 14, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a three vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality on LA Hwy 95 at LA Hwy 365 in Acadia Parish. The crash took the life of 24-year-old Weston R. Nelams of Church Point.
1 killed in Evangeline Parish crash
Evangeline Parish– Yesterday evening, shortly after 10:30 pm, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on LA 104 at Beacon Road. The crash claimed the life of 18-year-old McKenzie Dupre of Washington, LA.
Lafayette deputies find victim chained in a house, suspect arrested on kidnapping charges
A victim, who said he had escaped the house, said he and his brother had been held captive at gunpoint for a week.