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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 October 25-26 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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Agents Seize Car, Drugs and Cash in Arrest of Two Fugitives


9/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced agents seized a car, drugs and cash in the arrest of two fugitives now facing additional charges. Calvin Robertson Jr. (30, B/M) and Jenna Toups (26, W/F), both of Raceland, were arrested Thursday at a Raceland residence.
 
On Thursday, September 18, Lafourche Parish Drug Task Force Agents learned...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint and DWI Checkpoint Scheduled This Week


9/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint and a DWI Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish this week. The Highway Safety Checkpoint will take place on Thursday, September 18, and the DWI checkpoint will begin on Saturday night, September 20 continuing into the early morning hours of

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Fast Food Restaurant Manager and Raceland Man Arrested for Theft of Overnight Deposits


9/11/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of two individuals, including a fast food restaurant manager, who stole overnight deposits from the restaurant. Stacey Pertuit (31, W/F) of 400 East 40th Street in Cut Off, who is a shift manager at a McDonald’s restaurant in Galliano, and Wallace Trosclair (44, W/M) of 416 Church

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​Mississippi Woman Admits to Having Sex with Teenage Boy


9/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Mississippi woman for engaging in sexual relations with a teenage boy from Thibodaux. Victoria Baker (27, W/F) of 242 Anchor Lake Road in Carriere, Mississippi, was arrested after confessing to the crime.
 
At around 4:45 p.m. on Monday, September 8, deputies and detectives ...

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Gheens Man Charged with Violating New Law Named in Honor of Local Shooting Victim


9/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Gheens man arrested for domestic battery on Friday is the first person in the parish to be charged per a new law named for a local shooting victim. Michael Head (46, W/M) of 310 Gracie Lane was charged with violating Louisiana Revised Statute 14:95.10, which prohibits someone previously convicted of ...

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