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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, October 22


10/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 22. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as other violations such as expired inspection tags. This checkpoint is part of...

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Results from Multiple Checkpoints Announced


10/17/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the results from seat belt checkpoints held on Wednesday and Thursday, as well as a DWI checkpoint held Thursday night. Deputies reported one arrest and more than two dozen violations during the checkpoints through which a total of 1,200 vehicles passed.
 
On Thursday, October 16, deputies began conducting a seat ...

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21-Year-Old Raceland Man Arrested for Having Sex with a Teenager


10/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a 21-year-old Raceland man wanted for allegedly having sex with a minor. James Brown (21, B/M) was arrested on Wednesday on outstanding warrants for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and two counts of contempt of court.
 
In late September, the parents of a Raceland teenager ...

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Man Wanted For Threatening To Blow Up a Thibodaux Business Arrested with 40 Pills and a Firearm


10/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Houma man wanted for threatening to blow up a wireless phone customer service center was arrested in Thibodaux on Monday. Monty Savoy (57, W/M) also faces additional charges after he was found with 40 pills and a firearm in his possession.
 
According to Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii,...

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Multiple Checkpoints to be Held This Week in Lafourche Parish


10/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct multiple checkpoints this week. Deputies will conduct a seat belt checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 15 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will conduct another seat belt checkpoint during the evening hours of Thursday, October 16, followed by a

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Two Cars Seized from Drug Dealers in Lafourche Will Be Used to Promote Drug Resistance Education


10/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two cars seized from drug dealers in 2012 will be utilized to promote awareness of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program. A black 2007 Lincoln MKZ and a white 2008 Cadillac CTS will bearing colorful graphics will be utilized to promote the D.A.R.E. program in addition to the ...

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20 Lifesaving Medals Presented at the 2014 Lafourche Pride Awards


10/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Group honored for their response to the December 26, 2013 shooting incidents.

Twenty individuals who saved a life in the past year were honored at the 2014 Lafourche Pride Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 4, in Thibodaux. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office employees and local citizens were honored for feats of bravery, exceptional work, ...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, October 8


10/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 8. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as other violations such as expired inspection tags. 

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Paint the Parish Purple to Promote Awareness of Domestic Violence


10/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre and District Attorney Cam Morvant are once again encouraging Lafourche Parish citizens to Paint the Parish Purple during the month of October in order to help raise awareness of domestic violence. The public is also invited to attend a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21 at the Lafourche Central Market

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Two Raceland Men Arrested after Deputies and Agents Foil Plan to Produce Meth


9/29/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two Raceland men were arrested after intelligence allowed deputies and agents to foil plans to produce methamphetamine. Lee Babin (27, W/M) and Cody Cortez (32, W/M) were arrested after admitting to purchasing items to produce methamphetamine, and that they had stopped upon deputies’ arrival.
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Year-Long Highway Safety Effort Begins with Checkpoint on Wednesday, October 1


9/29/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 1. Deputies will be checking vehicle occupants for proper safety protection including seat belts and child safety seats. They will also be checking for other violations such as expired

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Free Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for October 25-26


9/29/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a FREE Hunter Safety Course on September 27-28 for anyone ages 10 years or older. This two-day courses cover topics such as hunter responsibility and ethics, how firearms work and firearms safety, survival and first aid skills, firearm handling skills and hunting techniques, wildlife ...

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Four Arrested in Construction Business Theft


9/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives have arrested four people and are searching for a fifth suspect in connection to theft of around $100,000 of construction equipment and material at a Thibodaux business last week. William Cohn (20, W/M), Brian Ray (17, W/M), Phillip Siebert (18, W/M) and a juvenile, all from Thibodaux, have ...

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Checkpoints Scheduled for Thursday and Friday


9/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lieutenant Mark Adams speaks to a driver during a DWI checkpoint on Saturday. 
 
Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will be conducting multiple checkpoints in Lafourche Parish again this week and announced the results of last week’s checkpoints. Deputies will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint
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Convicted Felon Found in Possession of Marijuana and a Handgun


9/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a convicted felon from Thibodaux found in possession of marijuana and a firearm. Corey Chiasson (31, W/M) was arrested following a traffic stop early Saturday morning.
 
Shortly before 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, September 20, deputies traveling along Percy Brown Road Thibodaux noticed a ...

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