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Larose Man Arrested for Residential Burglary


7/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Larose man has been arrested in connection to a residential burglary which occurred two weeks ago. Russell Lebouef (34, W/M) of 486 East 19th Street was arrested after deputies discovered his fingerprints were left at the scene.
 
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Reminder: Two Checkpoints Scheduled for This Week


7/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct two checkpoints this week. On Tuesday, July 22, deputies will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint during the evening hours in Lafourche Parish. Then on Wednesday, July 23, a Highway Safety Checkpoint will also be conducted within Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours. Deputies will be checking ...

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Golden Meadow Police Officer and Two Others Arrested in Meth Investigation


7/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of three people, including a Golden Meadow Police Officer, in connection to a methamphetamine investigation. Officer Ashley Pollard (37, B/M) and his girlfriend, Anna King (31, W/F), both of 113 West 82nd Street in Cut Off, were arrested on Monday along with Pollard’s brother, Courtney ...

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​Raceland Couple Charged in Investigation of Child Abuse and Rape


7/18/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Raceland couple after investigating allegations of physical abuse and rape involving four children. Brandy Triche (27, W/F) of 388 Greenville Street, is charged with physically abusing the children, while her boyfriend, Christopher Gaudet (30, B/M) is charged with aggravated rape of ...

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Thibodaux Woman Arrested for Drug Possession after Leaving Children Home Alone


7/17/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Thibodaux woman for drug possession and child desertion charges. Deputies arrested Deidre Thomas (42, B/F) of 1212 Tiger Drive after she was spotted walking along the roadside early Wednesday morning.
 
At around 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, deputies of the Proactive Police ...

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Impaired Driver Crashes into Apartment Complex


7/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a Thibodaux man is facing charges after driving into an apartment complex while impaired. Corey Hood (33, W/M) of 309 Ledet Drive is charged with his first DWI offense and Reckless Driving with Accident stemming from the incident.
 
Shortly before 9:15 p.m. on Monday, July 14, deputies received a ...

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Arrest of Note: July 14, 2014


7/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

JENNY TERREBONNE:
On June 19, deputies responded to a theft complaint wherein cash and jewelry were stolen from inside a residence. Deputies learned the items were found to be missing following cleaning services performed at the home by a local cleaning service. During the initial investigation, deputies developed Jenny Terrebonne (W/F, D.O.B. 06/...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, July 16


7/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, July 16. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.
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31st Annual National Night Out Against Crime Scheduled for Tuesday, August 5


7/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will once again be participating in the National Night Out Against Crime. This year marks the 31st Annual National Night Out Against Crime, and will be celebrated nationwide on Tuesday, August 5. Sheriff Webre is also reminding citizens that there is still time to sign up to ...

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Thibodaux Woman Arrested after Deputies Find Child and Animals Living in Adverse Conditions


7/6/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Thibodaux woman after deputies found Morgan’s child and several animals living in adverse conditions inside her home. Danielle Morgan (W/F, D.O.B. 03/31/84) of 220 Leighton Drive was charged with 14 counts of animal cruelty and one count of cruelty to juveniles.
 
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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, July 9


7/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, July 9. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Sheriff Webre Announces Promotions and Staffing Changes


7/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced a list of promotions and staffing changes at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office which became effective on Tuesday, July 1. Among the changes, are new department heads for the Criminal and Civil Departments, as well as new division commanders for Patrol, Investigations, Judicial Services and Training.
 
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Body of Teenage Male Recovered from Bayou Lafourche


7/2/2014 by Brennan Matherne

6:23 P.M. UPDATE: Victim identified as Davon Thomason (B/M, D.O.B. 05/16/98) of Galliano

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the body of teenage male was recovered from Bayou Lafourche Wednesday afternoon. At around 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call of a drowning in Galliano near West 180th Street. Deputies learned two teenage boys...

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DWI Checkpoint Scheduled for Thursday, July 3


6/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint beginning during the evening hours of Thursday, July 3 in Lafourche Parish. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers who are possibly impaired while checking for other traffic safety issues. The checkpoint will begin Thursday...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, July 2


6/28/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, July 2. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Three Teens Charged in Larose Vehicle Burglaries


6/26/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported three teenage males were charged in a string of vehicle burglaries in the Larose area this week. Brody Guidry, Bryce Plaisance, and a 16-year-old juvenile all confessed to their involvement in the crimes.
 
On Tuesday, June 24, deputies responded to reports of several vehicle burglaries in the ...

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Operation Crackin' Down Update: 11 More Arrested, 5 Others Still at Large


6/26/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced 44 people have now been arrested in connection to an investigation into a crack cocaine organization. Operation Crackin’ Down netted 33 arrests as part of a roundup in January 2014. In an update announcement today, Sheriff Webre reported 11 more people have been arrested since then, and agents
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Brothers Arrested for Stealing in Separate Incidents on Same Street


6/25/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of two brothers arrested for separate stealing crimes which occurred on the same street in Larose. Dustin Allen (B/M, D.O.B. 10/14/94) and Dezman Allen (B/M, D.O.B. 10/25/95), both of 204 Sunny Acres Drive in Larose, were arrested this week following investigations into separate incidents on...

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Public's Help Sought to Identify Vehicle Burglar


6/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest involving vehicle burglaries in the Thibodaux area.
 
On Sunday, June 22, deputies responded to the 200 block of Edley Street in Thibodaux in reference to a vehicle burglary believed to have occurred overnight. Deputies learned a bag ...

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Cut Off Man Arrested for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile


6/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Cut Off man for engaging in sexual relations with a minor. Carl Cressionie Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 01/10/86) of 136 West 46th Street was arrested on an outstanding warrant on Monday.
 
Through the course of an investigation, juvenile detectives learned Cressionie had allegedly engaged in ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 25


6/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, June 25. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Detectives Investigating Aggravated Burglary in Bayou Blue


6/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information regarding an aggravated burglary in Bayou Blue over the weekend.
 
During the early morning hours of Saturday, June 21, deputies responded to a residence in the 100 block of Lady Bug Lane in Bayou Blue after receiving a call that one or more unknown ...

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Woman Caught Driving Drunk under Suspension from a Previous DWI


6/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a Houma woman was arrested for her third DWI offense on Wednesday night. Deputies caught Sherry Mobley (W/F, D.O.B. 08/03/67) of 500 Oak Street driving intoxicated and under suspension from a previous DWI charge.
 
At around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, deputies traveling southbound along LA ...

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Three Arrested after Agents Bust Meth Lab in Lockport


6/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of three individuals in connection to a methamphetamine lab in Lockport area. Kane Pertuit (W/M, D.O.B. 12/11/87) and Brandy Plaisance (W/F, D.O.B. 08/18/88), both of 414 Sixth Street, and Tommy Plaisance Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 10/12/83) of 410 Sixth Street, were arrested by narcotics agents on ...

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Cut Off Man Arrested For a Series of Crimes in South Lafourche


6/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Cut Off man is facing several charges following a series of crimes which began Tuesday evening. Joseph Chauvin (W/M, D.O.B. 05/27/86) of 108 West 100th Street was apprehended on Wednesday in a vehicle he had stolen earlier that morning.
 
At around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, deputies had ...

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LPSO Cracking Down on Criminal Behavior on Public Property


6/18/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre has issued a stern warning regarding reckless motor vehicle operation on public property, especially boat launches, following several incidents over the last few months.

“Driving recklessly on public property should be no one’s idea of a good time,” said Sheriff Webre. “It’s

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 18


6/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, June 18. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period Continues Through June 30


6/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office and the State of Louisiana 17th Judicial District Court, is reminding citizens that the Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period is underway and continues through Monday, June 30. During the amnesty period, individuals with qualifying

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Two Fugitives Captured Following Standoff in Raceland


6/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a standoff with two Raceland fugitives ended peacefully on Monday after they surrendered to deputies following a two-and-a-half-hour standoff. The fugitives, Sareel Poindexter (B/M, D.O.B. 06/27/75) of 542 Ayo Street and Lisa Gregoire (W/F, D.O.B. 02/15/90) of 204 Sugar Street, each had multiple ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 11


6/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, June 11. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Maryland Fugitive Apprehended in Golden Meadow


6/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Maryland fugitive wanted for violating his parole. Ronald E. Flawd Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 11/09/65) was taken into custody Friday evening in Golden Meadow.
 
Representatives with the State of Maryland Parole Commission contacted the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office on Friday, June ...

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UPDATE: Galliano Man Charged with Negligent Homicide in the Shooting Death of Larose Teenager


6/6/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a 19-year-old male has been charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old from Larose. Detectives say Neely Gardner (B/M, D.O.B. 08/24/94) of 176 Orange Street in Galliano has been charged with negligent homicide in the shooting death of Braxton Bourda (B/M, D.O.B. 09/02/98). Gardner confessed to his ...

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Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of a Male Teenager in Larose


6/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are currently investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old male from Larose. Detectives said 15-year-old Braxton Bourda (B/M, D.O.B. 09/02/98), a student at South Lafourche High School, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Free Hunter Education Classroom Courses Scheduled for the Summer


6/2/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host two FREE Hunter Safety Courses this summer for anyone ages 10 years or older. These 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 identification...

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Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period Set to Begin Monday, June 2


6/1/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office and the State of Louisiana 17th Judicial District Court, is reminding citizens about the start of the Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period on Monday, June 2. During the amnesty period, individuals with qualifying outstanding warrants will...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 4


5/31/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, June 4. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Update: Suspect Identified, Warrants Issued in Purse Snatching Case


5/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives have identified a suspect wanted for stealing an elderly woman’s purse at a local department store last week. Detectives have obtained warrants for the arrest of Darnell Davis (B/M, D.O.B. 02/21/81) whose last known address is 513 Triple Oaks Street in Raceland.
 
At around 1:45 p...

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Public's Help Sought in Attempted Burglary of Larose Convenience Store


5/29/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for an attempted burglary at a Larose convenience store.
 
Shortly after 11:45 p.m. on Monday, May 26, deputies responded to a burglar alarm at the Smoke ‘N’ Go convenience store ...

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Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office Now on Instagram


5/28/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the launch of the official Instagram profile for the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. Instagram is the latest social media outlet through which the Sheriff’s Office has launched an official profile, joining Facebook, Twitter and YouTube profiles which were launched in February 2013.
 
“We are ...

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Few Arrests Reported During Memorial Day Weekend


5/27/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced only a few arrests were made over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The most significant arrests occurred on Friday, May 23, including a woman charged with her 6th DWI and two being arrested during the seat belt and DWI checkpoints.
 
At around 11:45 a.m. on Friday, patrol deputies in Thibodaux ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, May 28


5/26/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, May 28. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Detectives Asking for Public's Help in Purse Snatching Case


5/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who stole an elderly woman’s purse at a local department store on Thursday.
 
At around 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, patrol deputies responded to the Walmart Supercenter located at 4858 Highway 1 in Raceland in reference to a purse snatching. ...

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Arrests of Note: May 21-22, 2014


5/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

NICHOLAS BENOIT & KEISHA BENOIT:
At around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, patrol deputies responded to a motel on St. Mary Street in Thibodaux in reference to a suspicious woman sleeping outside a motel room. Upon arrival, deputies were approached by the woman who identified herself as Keisha Benoit (W/F, D.O.B. 12/03/78) of 219 St. Charles ...

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Warrant Amnesty Period Set for the Month of June in Lafourche Parish


5/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office and the State of Louisiana 17th Judicial District Court, has announced a warrant amnesty period during the month of June. Beginning Monday, June 2, individuals with qualifying outstanding warrants will be able to pay the fines, ...

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R.A.D. Class Scheduled for June 24-26 in Thibodaux


5/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course has been scheduled for June 24 - 26 at Peltier Park Recreation Building, located at 151 Peltier Park Drive in Thibodaux. This self-defense course is designed exclusively for women and will take place over the course of the three evenings. The class will begin ...

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DWI and Seat Belt Checkpoints Scheduled for Friday, May 23


5/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will be conducting DWI and seat belt checkpoints on Friday, May 23 in Lafourche Parish. During the seat belt checkpoint, deputies will be checking to ensure all vehicle occupants are properly restrained. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, May 21


5/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, May 21. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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​High School Junior Charged with False Bomb Threat and Cyber Crimes


5/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Lafourche Parish Public Schools Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews reported a high school student is in jail after confessing to making a false bomb threat to his school, as well as multiple cyber crimes. In addition to Wednesday’s bomb threat, Kameron Matherne (W/M, D.O.B. 03/21/97) of 211 Lake Long Drive...

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BREAKING: Student in Custody after False Bomb Threat


5/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Lafourche Parish Public Schools Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews announced a Central Lafourche High School student is in custody after making threats to set off a bomb at school on Wednesday. The school was placed on lockdown for a short time Wednesday morning. The student admitted to sending emails about the ...

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Deputies Raise $12,000 for National Memorial, Complete Police Unity Tour Ride


5/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Team Blue Lafourche
from left to right: Joseph Anderson, Derek Champagne, Lt. John Champagne, Kate Stegall, Barret Ellender, Lt. Andrew Labat

Sheriff Craig Webre announced six members of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office raised $12,000 for the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. though their participation in the 2014 ...

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Fugitive Arrested at Ex-Girlfriend's Home


5/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Gibson fugitive on Sunday. Phillip Jones (B/M, D.O.B. 11/10/87) of 6307 Bayou Black Drive was arrested after deputies discovered him at the home of his ex-girlfriend.
 
Just after 12:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 11, patrol deputies responded to a residence in the 500 block of Hospital ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, May 14


5/11/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, May 14. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Arrests of Note: May 7-8, 2014


5/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

CHAD SCOTT & KAI WILLIAMS:
At around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office and Thibodaux Police Department responded to a residence near the intersection of South Barbier Avenue and Holley Street in Thibodaux in reference to a man allegedly selling drugs from a vehicle. Upon arrival, they noticed two men, ...

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radKIDS Defense Courses Scheduled for June and July


5/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will host radKIDS® Defense Courses for children in Thibodaux, Raceland and Galliano this summer. These courses are designed for children 5 to 12 years of age and provide hands-on techniques giving children the tools they need to identify, avoid and if necessary, respond to danger. This is the 16th

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Update on Parish Bridge Closures


5/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

LA Highway 20 Drainage Canal Bridge Now OPEN
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development crews have completed the work on the Drainage Canal Bridge on LA Hwy 20 and the bridge is now OPEN to vehicular traffic.

T-Bois Lift Bridge in Larose CLOSED until June 
Lafourche Parish Public Works announced the T-Bois Lift Bridge in ...

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LPSO to Participate in 4th Annual Public Safety Expo


5/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is inviting the public to join the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and more than 30 other public service agencies this Saturday at the 4th Annual Bayou Region Public Safety Expo in Houma. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, located at ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, May 7


5/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, May 7. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Bridge Closures Announced in Lafourche


5/1/2014 by Brennan Matherne

T-Bois Lift Bridge in Larose CLOSED until June 
Lafourche Parish Public Works announced the T-Bois Lift Bridge in Larose is closed to vehicular for repairs. Maintenance began on April 22, 2014, and may continue for as many as 4 to 6 weeks. The bridge will be open for marine traffic only. Alternate routes that can be used include...

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ConocoPhillips Donates $12,000 to the LPSO Water Patrol Section


4/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Sheriff Craig Webre and Water Patrol Sergeant Jeff Prevost accept a donation check from Betsy Brien of ConocoPhillips in Houma. 
 
Sheriff Craig Webre announced Thursday that ConocoPhillips has donated $12,000 to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol Section for the purchase of a boat and equipment. Sheriff Webre ...

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Woman Forges Checks, Steals Over $12,000 from Elderly Man


4/26/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Thibodaux woman who stole more than $12,000 from an elderly man by forging his signature on checks she took from him. Susan Arcement (W/F, D.O.B. 04/29/69) now faces over 40 felony counts of charges stemming from the crime.
 
Earlier this month, patrol deputies began investigating ...

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LPSO to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday


4/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will partner with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, April 26. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., medications can be brought to the collection station at the main entrance of Ochsner St. Anne Hospital located at 4608 ...

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Concealed Handgun Training Course Scheduled for Saturday, May 31


4/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, April 12 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. The actual ending time will vary ...

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Twin Brothers Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges


4/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported twin brothers from Lockport were arrested on drug charges on Monday. Dylan and Derek Griffin (both W/M, D.O.B. 06/11/92) were arrested on outstanding warrants for drug distribution, and they were found with additional drugs in their possession on Monday.
 
Through investigation, the Lafourche ...

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LPSO to Host Shooting Competition on May 17


4/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Sheriff Craig Webre has announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a Bullseye Shooting Match in May as a fundraiser for the shooting range. The competition will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the LPSO Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland.
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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, April 23


4/21/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, April 23. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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10-year-old Found with Loaded Gun at Thibodaux Elementary School


4/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Lafourche Parish Schools Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews reported a 10-year-old boy is in custody after bringing a loaded handgun to an elementary school in Thibodaux on Wednesday.
 
On Wednesday, April 16, administrators at Thibodaux Elementary School learned a student was in possession of a .380

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DWI Checkpoint Scheduled for Saturday, April 19


4/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint beginning during the evening hours of Saturday, April 19 in Lafourche Parish. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers who are possibly impaired while checking for other traffic safety issues. The checkpoint will begin ...

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Two Brothers Found with Drugs, Stolen Guns, and over $25,000 Cash


4/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of two brothers from Houma who were found with drugs, stolen firearms, and over $25,000 in cash at a motel in Central Lafourche Parish. David Voclain (W/M, D.O.B. 02/16/79) and Chad Voclain (W/M, D.O.B. 07/31/84), both of 2020 Slatter Street in Houma, were arrested Sunday evening after an ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Thursday, April 17


4/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Thursday, April 17. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Two Bank Employees Arrested for Stealing Money from Teller Drawers


4/11/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two bank employees have been arrested after admitting to stealing money from teller drawers at the bank in which they were employed. Tabatha Allemand (W/F, D.O.B. 06/17/83) of 208 Bayou Folse in Raceland and Tammy Price (W/F, D.O.B. 09/26/62) of 102 West 165th Street in Galliano have each been charged ...

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Man Charged in Two Separate Incidents at Ex-Girlfriend's Home


4/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Thibodaux man has been arrested and charged in two separate incidents at the home of an ex-girlfriend. On Friday, deputies arrested Roland Price III (B/M, D.O.B. 06/18/69) of 101 Park Avenue for the most recent incident, and he was also booked on outstanding warrants from the first incident.
 
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Larose Couple Faces Drug Charges after Being Found with Synthetic Marijuana


4/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a South Lafourche couple found with a large amount of synthetic marijuana. Krystal Duncan (W/F, D.O.B. 08/30/83) and Clayton Duncan (B/M, D.O.B. 09/01/83), both of Larose, were arrested Friday afternoon after deputies found the drugs inside their vehicle.
 
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Highway Safety Checkpoint Slated for Wednesday, April 9


4/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, April 9. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Agents Seize Thousands in Counterfeit Bills


4/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano man found in possession of drugs and thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills. Terry Guidry (W/M, D.O.B. 09/04/68) of 115 West 218th Street was arrested after deputies initially stopped to assist Guidry’s driver whose vehicle was disabled.
 
Shortly before 2 p.m. ...

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R.A.D. Class Scheduled for May 13-15 in Galliano


4/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course has been scheduled for May 13 - 15 at The Learning Center at Lady of the Sea Hospital, located at 200 West 134th Place in Galliano. This self-defense course is designed exclusively for women and will take place over the course of the three evenings. The class ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Thursday, April 3


3/31/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Thursday, April 3. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Deputy Injured During Weekend Incident Involving Inmate at Jail


3/26/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff announced a deputy was injured at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center during one of two incidents involving the same inmate over the weekend. Inmate Jerry Cleveland Jr. (B/M, D.O.B. 04/30/95) of Raceland faces three additional battery charges following the incidents.
 
At around 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, two ...

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Concealed Handgun Training Course Scheduled for Saturday, April 12


3/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, April 12 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. The actual ending time will vary ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 26


3/21/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 26. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Two Convicted Felons Arrested and Another is Sought After Being Found with a Stolen Firearm


3/21/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two convicted felons from Thibodaux were arrested after they were found to be in possession of a stolen firearm during a traffic stop wherein the driver, who is also a convicted felon, fled the scene. Sabian Smith (B/M, D.O.B. 08/06/94) of 128-C Solar Trailer Park and Michael Clark Jr. (B/M, D.O.B. 07/...

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Convicted Felon Facing Multiple Charges after Violently Resisting Arrest


3/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a convicted felon was arrested after a violent encounter with deputies in the Thibodaux area. Anthony Monroe (B/M, D.O.B. 08/14/76) of 224 Elderwood Road in Mansura, Louisiana, also faces drug charges stemming from the incident.
 
Just before 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, deputies of the ...

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Two Vandals Arrested in String of Graffiti Crimes (Updated)


3/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

UPDATE: Joshua Lafitte is now also in custody.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Golden Meadow Chief of Police Reggie Pitre announced one person has been arrested and another is being sought in relation to a recent string of vandalization in Larose and Golden Meadow. Chelsie Gray (W/F, D.O.B. 02/21/92) of 160 Pershing

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LPSO Recognized for DWI Efforts for Sixth Straight Year


3/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has been recognized for its outstanding efforts in DWI enforcement for the sixth straight year. On Tuesday, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission presented an award to Sheriff Craig Webre, as well as Detective Joseph Anderson for his individual efforts, in keeping impaired ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 19


3/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 19. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Lockport Couple Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges


3/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Lockport couple has been arrested on drug distribution charges as well as for the burglary of a Raceland restaurant. Jai Fonseca (W/M, D.O.B. 05/14/89) and Cassondra Rodrigue (W/F, D.O.B. 11/25/80), both of 1215 Ethel Street, also face additional drug charges stemming from an incident on Wednesday.
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Galliano Woman Confesses to Stealing Money from an Elderly "Friend"


3/13/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano woman who stole money from an elderly friend on multiple occasions. Charlene Romero (W/F, D.O.B. 10/30/59) of 120 West 197th Street faces more than 10 felony charges after admitting her involvement to investigators.
 
On March 7, detectives began investigating a theft case...

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Sheriff Webre Named Public Official of the Year by the Louisiana Chapter of NASW


3/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre has been selected as the 2014 Public Official of the Year by the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The award was presented to Sheriff Webre during an awards luncheon on Wednesday, March 12 at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center as part of the association’s annual ...

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Galliano Woman Charged with Her 4th DWI Offense


3/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano woman for her 4th DWI offense. Deputies arrested Melissa Richoux (W/F, D.O.B. 07/30/68) of 176 West 59th Street in Galliano early Monday morning following a traffic stop in Galliano.
 
Just after 1:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, patrol deputies in the Galliano area noticed a...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 12


3/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 12. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Detectives Searching for Subject Who Shot at a Thibodaux Residence


3/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for shooting at and damaging a Thibodaux residence early Sunday morning.
 
At around 5:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, a caller reported hearing multiple gunshots in the area of the 1300 block of ...

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Convicted Felon Arrested After Firing Assault Rifle in Neighborhood


3/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a convicted felon from Thibodaux who was found to have fired several rounds from an assault rifle in a residential neighborhood. Marc Soudelier (W/M, D.O.B. 01/03/85) of 107 Due Drive faces weapons use and possession charges in the incident.
 
around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, March 3, ...

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Concealed Handgun Course Scheduled for Saturday, March 22


3/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, March 22 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. The actual ending time will vary ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 5


3/2/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 5. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Man Attempts to Pay for Gas with Fake Bill


2/25/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted for attempting to use phony money to pay for gas at a Larose convenience store.
 
At around 6:30 a.m. on Friday, February 21, deputies responded to Go-Bear’s Convenience Store at 12106 Highway 1 in Larose in ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, February 26


2/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, February 26. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations...

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Officials Warn of the Consequences of Sexting and Cyberbullying


2/21/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre, Superintendent of Schools, Jo Ann Matthews, and District Attorney Camille A. Morvant, II, are warning parents and children about the dangers of sending or receiving explicit photos or messages through texting and social media as part of a new public awareness campaign. The campaign is designed to educate ...

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LPSO "Krewe" Gearing Up for Mardi Gras


2/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

As the first major weekend of the carnival season approaches, Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office's plans for Mardi Gras parades and offered safety tips for those planning to attend. A total of 16 parades will roll in Lafourche Parish during the 2014 carnival season, beginning with last Sunday's Krewe Des

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Investigation into South Lafourche Vehicle Burglaries Results in Five Arrests


2/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced five Galliano residents have been arrested after multiple vehicle burglaries in the South Lafourche area. The following people were arrested, each on multiples counts of vehicle burglary: Brandon LaBarge (W/M, D.O.B. 06/20/89) of 124 East 116th Street; Dwayne Halford Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 10/06/95) of 160 ...

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Five Additional Arrests Made in Thibodaux Bar Fight


2/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of five more individuals as a result of a fight at a Thibodaux bar earlier this month. Deputies had initially arrested James David (W/M, D.O.B. 02/22/75) of Thibodaux on two counts of aggravated battery immediately following the incident. Following an investigation into the matter, ...

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Detectives Investigating Bridal Shop Burglary


2/18/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the burglary of a bridal shop in Galliano earlier this month.
 
On Monday, February 10, deputies responded to a report of a burglary at Elaine’s Bridal, located at 17816 West Main Street in...

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Nine Charged with DWI During Enhanced Enforcement Effort and DWI Checkpoint


2/17/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the results of Saturday’s DWI checkpoints as well as a special enforcement operation, all of which were conducted in the southern area of Lafourche Parish this weekend. In all, over 50 citations were issued and nine people were charged with DWI offenses.
 
On the afternoon of Saturday, ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, February 19


2/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, February 19. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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LPSO Hosts First Police Motorcycle Training Course


2/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

From left to right: Kraig Morales (HPD), Andree' Picou (HPD), Captain J.P. deGravelles, Lieutenant Doug Foreman, Deputy Brad Hicks, Deputy Jeffrey Arceneaux

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is pleased to announce the completion of the first ever Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Police Motor Training Certification Course. One LPSO ...

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Convenience Store Employee Steals Deposits of Over $10,000


2/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a convenience store employee caught stealing over $10,000 in store deposits. Darlene Jackson (B/F, D.O.B. 04/26/63) of 1659 St. Patrick Street in Raceland confessed to taking the money after being caught for the second time by store management.
 
At around noon on Thursday, February 13,...

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Explorers Represent Lafourche Parish at National Conference


2/13/2014 by Brennan Matherne


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Standing: Wendy Hensley, Cady Hensley, Ranada Sanchez, Anaya Tombleson, Peter Ragusa, Alicia Escobar, Koren Lawes, Lanie Comeaux, Lieutenant Jessica Bordelon
Kneeling: Ali Bordelon, Kara Hensley, Izabella Lirette, Mamie Bernucho, Aaron Henson, Kelceigh Pelligrin, Lieutenant Lafate Day
Sitting: Lena Julien, Devonte Davis,
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DWI Checkpoint Scheduled for the Weekend


2/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint beginning during the evening hours of Saturday, February 15 in Lafourche Parish. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers who are possibly impaired while checking for other traffic safety issues. The checkpoint will begin Saturday

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Second Suspect in 2013 Thibodaux Murder Surrenders


2/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a second suspect wanted in connection to the September 2013 murder of a Thibodaux man has surrendered to authorities. Michael Coleman (B/M, D.O.B. 02/25/91) of 2602 Ridgefield Road in Thibodaux, who had multiple active warrants for his arrest, turned himself in on Tuesday. Both Coleman and Junius ...

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Three Men Charged in September 2013 Double Murder


2/11/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of three men for their roles in a September 2013 double murder after investigators learned a convicted drug dealer ordered his son and an associate to kill the lead witness prior to his trial. Detectives say Toronzo “Tonto” Thompkins (B/M, D.O.B. 11/19/78) of Raceland ...

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Two Suffer Knife Wounds in Thibodaux Bar Fight


2/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Thibodaux man following a fight at a bar wherein two people suffered knife wounds. James David (W/M, D.O.B. 02/22/75) of Thibodaux faces two counts of aggravated battery stemming from the incident.
 
At around 12:10 A.M. on Sunday, February 9, deputies and medical personnel responded...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, February 12


2/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, February 12. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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Raceland Man Arrested for DWI at Nearly Three Times Legal Limit


2/6/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies a Raceland man on multiple charges including DWI and marijuana possession early Thursday morning. Wilfred Harris Jr. (B/M, D.O.B. 10/02/82) of 1594 Highway 182, Apartment 4, was found to have a blood alcohol content of nearly three times the legal limit.
 
Deputies utilizing radar in the ...

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Thibodaux Sex Offender Arrested on Child Pornography Charges for Second Time in Three Years


2/6/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Thibodaux man as part of an Attorney General’s Office investigation into child pornography. Blaine Granier (W/M, D.O.B. 12/31/89) of 4237 Highway 307, already registered as a sex offender, faces child pornography charges following the investigation.
 
At around 6:30 a.m. on ...

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Des Allemands Woman Confesses to Burning Down Neighbors' Home


2/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Des Allemands woman who confessed to setting a neighbor’s residence on fire. Jessica Bryan (W/F, D.O.B. 11/21/86) of 3942 Highway 90 East was arrested following an investigation into the blaze which resulted in a total loss of the neighboring home.
 
At around 2:30 a.m. on Monday, February 3, ...

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Sheriff Webre Announces 2014 LSA Scholarship Opportunity


2/4/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced applications are now being accepted for the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association annual scholarship. All eligible students in Lafourche Parish are encouraged to apply.
 
“This scholarship is awarded annually to one Lafourche Parish student who plans to attend a local college, said Sheriff ...

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Cut Off Man Arrested for Stealing Welding Machines and Equipment from Local Business


2/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Cut Off man who confessed to the burglary of several welding machines from a Cut Off business. Jason Richoux (W/M, D.O.B. 01/20/85) of 14546 Highway 3235 in Cut Off was charged with Simple Burglary and Criminal Trespassing in the incident.
 
At around 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, February ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, February 5


2/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, February 5. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Detectives Seek to Identify Woman Caught Using Stolen Credit Card


1/31/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman caught making unauthorized purchases on a stolen credit card earlier this month.
 
On Friday, January 3, detectives began an investigation into unauthorized purchases on a credit card stolen from a Thibodaux man. Through investigation, detectives ...

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Arrests of Note for January 30, 2014


1/31/2014 by Brennan Matherne

JOSHUA CANTRELLE:
Shortly after noon on Thursday, January 30, deputies responded to a domestic dispute at 338 Robyn Street in Bayou Blue wherein Joshua Cantrelle (W/M, D.O.B. 12/21/80) had reportedly strangled his wife. Upon arrival to the residence, deputies immediately made contact with Cantrelle who appeared to be very agitated, and he refused to...

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One in Custody, Two Others Sought as Detectives Investigate Galliano Armed Robbery


1/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced one suspect is in custody and detectives are looking for two others in an armed robbery which occurred during the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 28. Joey Copous (W/M, D.O.B. 02/25/86) of Harvey was arrested about three hours after the incident when Gretna Police located him inside the victim&...

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Galliano Man Charged with Rape, Battery and False Imprisonment Following Weekend Incident


1/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Galliano man who allegedly raped a woman after holding her captive inside a home over the weekend. Lee Hartman (W/M,D.O.B. 02/04/86) of 156 Jerica Street faces charges of rape, battery and false imprisonment in the incident.
 
At around 12:15 p.m. on Monday, January 27, deputies and ...

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R.A.D. Course Scheduled for February 18-20 in Thibodaux


1/21/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course has been scheduled for February 18-20 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office Training Academy, located at 1300 Lynn Street in Thibodaux. This self-defense course is designed exclusively for women and will take place over the course of the three evenings. ...

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Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Shooting in Marydale


1/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Thibodaux man has been arrested for attempted murder after shooting another man following an argument on Monday in the Marydale community. Nicholas Queen (B/M, D.O.B. 04/16/84) of 302 Carol Street, Apartment B, confessed to the shooting while being questioned by detectives.
 
At around 11 a.m. on ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, January 22


1/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, January 22. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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"Operation Crackin' Down" Results in 33 Arrests


1/17/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of 33 people as a result of an eight-month undercover investigation into a crack cocaine organization. The investigation, dubbed Operation Crackin’ Down, culminated in a warrant roundup on Friday morning, January 17, involving members of local, state and federal agencies. The ...

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Safe Stolen During Restaurant Burglary


1/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced investigators are seeking information from the public about a burglary at a Raceland restaurant this week wherein a safe was stolen.

On Tuesday, January 14, detectives were called to the Dairy Kool Restaurant, located at 3821 Highway 1 in Raceland, on Tuesday morning in reference to a burglary. Through

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Suspect in Casino Armed Robbery Surrenders


1/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Thibodaux man wanted for an armed robbery at a Thibodaux Casino in December turned himself over to authorities on Monday. Delric Hadley (B/M, D.O.B. 01/28/88) of 610 Government Circle surrendered himself at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux after learning a warrant had been issued ...

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Suspect Sought in Tablet Computer Theft


1/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of man who stole several tablet computers from a Galliano department store last month.
 
At around 2:20 a.m. on Sunday, December 19, an unidentified male entered the Walmart Supercenter located at 16759 Highway 3235. The subject ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, January 15


1/13/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, January 15. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Sunday, January 12


1/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the evening hours of Sunday, January 12. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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One in Custody, Another Sought in the September Murder of a Thibodaux Man


1/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced one man has been arrested and another is being sought in connection to the murder of a Thibodaux man in September 2013. Junius Thompson III (B/M, D.O.B. 07/17/90) of Napoleonville turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, and detectives are searching for Michael Coleman (B/M, D.O.B. 02/25/91) of ...

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Man Arrested Twice in Six Days for Similar Crimes


1/6/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a man from Gray was arrested twice in a six-day period for burglarizing one residence and entering another without permission. Walter Richard (W/M, D.O.B. 08/24/81) of 121 Lydia Street was arrested after admitting to his involvement in both crimes.

On December 28, detectives began investigating a ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoints Scheduled for Wednesday, January 8


1/4/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, January 8. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for New Year's Day


12/28/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint on New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - during daylight hours in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's

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UPDATE: Injured Shooting Victims Remain in Stable Condition


12/27/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the injured victims from Thursday night’s shootings each remain in stable condition. Detectives learned Andrea Gouaux suffered spinal damage, and her father, Lafourche Parish Councilman L. Phillip Gouaux, is recovering from a gunshot wound to the neck. Both remain hospitalized at University ...

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Four Dead, Including Suspect, Following Multiple Incidents in Lafourche and Terrebonne


12/27/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the suspect in two Thursday night shootings has been found deceased inside a vehicle along U.S. Highway 90 in Raceland. Ben Edward Freeman (W/M, D.O.B. 10/06/75) of 202 Louis Drive in Houma was found deceased as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Freeman was the prime suspect in two shooting ...

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DWI and Seat Belt Checkpoints Scheduled for Friday, December 27


12/23/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting seat belt and DWI checkpoints this Friday, December 27 in Lafourche Parish. During the seat belt checkpoint on Friday evening, deputies will be checking to ensure all vehicle occupants are properly restrained. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers ...

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Thibodaux Man Charged with 25 Burglaries and Thefts in 30 Days


12/23/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Thibodaux man involved in over 25 burglaries and thefts which occurred from November 21 through December 20, 2013. Keith Williams (B/M, D.O.B. 12/25/91) of 105 Anthony Drive was arrested on Friday following his latest round of thefts and burglaries and is in jail on a total of 29 counts...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Christmas Day


12/21/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint on Christmas day - Wednesday, December 25 - during the daylight hours in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses,

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LPSO Business Offices to Close During Holidays


12/20/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the business offices of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office shall be CLOSED on December 24-25, 2013, and January 1, 2014, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. All business offices will also be CLOSED on December 31, 2013, except the Administrative Office at 200 Canal ...

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Deputies Find Convicted Felons with Firearms During Traffic Stop


12/19/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of two convicted felons from Galliano during a traffic stop after they were found to have firearms in their possession. Joey Guidroz (W/M, D.O.B. 12/13/84) of 282 West 133rd Street was the driver and was also charged with drug possession. Joey Guidry Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 11/15/78) of106...

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Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery at Thibodaux Casino


12/18/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s assistance in helping detectives solve an armed robbery which occurred at a Thibodaux Casino on Friday.
 
At around 2 a.m. on Friday, December 13, detectives responded to a call of an armed robbery at the Jungle Casino in Thibodaux. Through investigation, detectives learned an...

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Thibodaux Man Arrested for Indecent Behavior with a Teenager


12/18/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Thibodaux man was arrested for allegedly fondling a teenage girl last month. Jamie Lowery (W/M, D.O.B. 11/18/72) of 515 Brandywine Boulevard was arrested on Friday following an investigation into the matter.

In November, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that a male ...

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Arrests of Note: December 14-15, 2013


12/16/2013 by Brennan Matherne

TROY TAYLOR JR.:
At around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, deputies responded to the area of St. Patrick Street in Raceland in reference to a trespassing complaint. Upon arrival, deputies spotted a male subject, later identified as Troy Taylor Jr. (B/M, D.O.B. 09/29/92) of 231 St. Louis Street in Raceland, riding an off-road motorcycle (“...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, December 18


12/15/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, December 18 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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Citizens Urged to Watch for Scams this Holiday Season


12/13/2013 by Brennan Matherne

With the holidays fast approaching, Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre continues to urge residents to watch for signs of scams and report them to law enforcement.

“Scam artists are continuing to plague the hard-working citizens of Lafourche Parish, especially the elderly of our community,” said Sheriff Webre. “Around the ...

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Convicted Felon Found in Possession of a Loaded Gun and Drugs after Asking Deputies for a Ride Home


12/12/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a convicted felon found in possession of a firearm and narcotics after asking deputies for a ride home. Melissa Runnels (W/F, D.O.B. 12/20/87) of 1797 West Main Street in Schriever was found with a loaded handgun, suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

At around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, ...

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Raceland Man Caught Stealing Twice in Less Than Four Hours


12/12/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a Raceland man was caught stealing by deputies twice in less than four hours. Sherman Rambo (B/M, D.O.B. 09/20/68) of 540 St. Louis Street was caught on surveillance footage during both crimes, and he is in custody.

The first incident occurred at around 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, when deputies were ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, December 11


12/8/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, December 11 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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Raceland Fugitive Arrested After Attempting to Strike Deputy with Brass Knuckles


12/6/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Raceland fugitive on Thursday who attempted to use brass knuckles to fight off deputies. Herbert Major Jr. (B/M, D.O.B. 04/14/63) of 245 Brocato Lane was arrested on seven active warrants following a short foot pursuit in Raceland.

At around 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, deputies ...

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Correctional Officer Charged with Bringing Contraband into Jail


12/5/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the dismissal and arrest of a Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office correctional officer on Wednesday. La’Quincia Bourgere (B/F, D.O.B. 07/13/89) of Raceland was terminated and arrested on Wednesday after admitting to having delivered contraband items to an inmate at the Lafourche Parish ...

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Suspects Sought in Thibodaux Storage Building Burglary


12/5/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of three subjects who burglarized a storage building of a Thibodaux business on Sunday, November 17. A large water pump was stolen during the burglary.

On the morning of Tuesday, November 19, deputies and detectives responded to a storage ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, December 4


12/2/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, December 4 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Theft Investigations Lead to Three Arrests in South Lafourche


12/2/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Port Fourchon Harbor Police Chief Jon Callais announced several theft investigations eventually led to the arrest of three people after several run-ins with law enforcement in less than 24 hours. Rickey Cheramie (W/M, D.O.B. 03/08/76) and Lacie Cheramie (W/F, D.O.B. 05/17/82), both of Golden Meadow, and ...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint to be Held December 1


11/29/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting a seat belt checkpoint on Sunday, December 1 in Lafourche Parish. During the checkpoint, deputies will be checking to ensure all vehicle occupants are properly restrained.

Sheriff Webre reminds drivers that the use of seat belts is always important and can mean the difference

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LPSO Gearing Up for 20th Annual Christmas Bike Giveaway


11/26/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing to accept donations and the names of children who may qualify for the Annual Christmas Bike Giveaway. This year marks the 20th year of the program, through which more than 3,000 bicycles have been distributed over the years.

“Owning a bicycle is somewhat of...

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Seat Belt & DWI Checkpoints Scheduled for Friday, November 29


11/26/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting seat belt and DWI checkpoints this Friday, November 29 in Lafourche Parish. During the seat belt checkpoint on Friday evening, deputies will be checking to ensure all vehicle occupants are properly restrained. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers ...

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Galliano Man Charged with Manslaughter after Battery Victim Succombs to Injuries


11/25/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a man arrested earlier this month for second degree battery has now been charged with manslaughter after the victim succumbed to his injuries. Jacob Paul Chauvin (W/M, D.O.B. 08/09/83) of 108 West 161st Street turned himself in on Friday after learning of the active warrant.

At around 2:15 a.m. on Friday...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint Slated for Tuesday, November 26


11/25/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting a seat belt checkpoint on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 26 in Lafourche Parish. During the checkpoint, deputies will be checking to ensure all vehicle occupants are properly restrained.

Sheriff Webre reminds drivers that the use of seat belts is always important and can ...

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Tax Notices Being Sent to Lafourche Parish Property Owners


11/25/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will be sending out 51,290 tax notices through the mail this week to Lafourche Parish property owners. Of that number, 13,760 are homestead exempt and owe no taxes. A total of $112,542,421.32 in property taxes are now due and can be paid online, in person, or by mail. These ...

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Two Arrested as Agents Bust Synthetic Marijuana Lab


11/25/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported narcotics agents arrested two men for the creation of synthetic marijuana and other charges. Agents arrested Beau Hebert Sr. (W/M, D.O.B. W/M, D.O.B. 11/24/80) of 118 Lydia Street in Gray and James Daigneault (W/M, D.O.B. 07/02/88) of 1300 Laban Avenue, Apartment 178, in Houma on Friday.

With the ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for November 27


11/24/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, November 27 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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Additional Charges Filed in Tree-Trimming Scam


11/20/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced additional charges have been filed on a man who allegedly scammed several residents out of hundreds of dollars with the promise of trimming trees on their properties. Howard James Sevin (W/M, D.O.B. 06/03/80) of 134 Morris Porche Lane in Gray has been charged with several counts of Exploitation of the ...

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Raceland Man on Probation Found with Drugs and Body Armor


11/20/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Raceland man who was found with narcotics and body armor during a “home check” by Probation and Parole agents. Brandon Grabert (W/M, D.O.B. 10/21/87) of 4046 Highway 1 is back in jail after being released from jail six weeks ago when he was placed on supervised probation.

On ...

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Arrests of Note: November 17-18, 2013


11/19/2013 by Brennan Matherne

LUCY ADAMS:
Shortly after 8 p.m. on November 17, deputies were dispatched to 237 Adams St in reference to a call wherein a woman stated a family member was trying to kill her. Upon arrival deputies made contact with a resident, Lucy Adams (W/F, D.O.B. 03/16/71), as well as the victim who was in her late 60’s. Deputies learned the victim had ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, November 20


11/19/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, November 13 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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Four Teens Charged with Damaging Vehicles in Lafourche Crossing Incident


11/12/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced four teenage boys have been charged after confessing to throwing rocks from a railroad bridge Saturday night in which several vehicles were damaged.

Through investigation, detectives learned five males, ages 14 and 15 years old, were at the Lafourche Crossing bridge crossing over LA Highway 1 on ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, November 13


11/11/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, November 13 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations

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Four Charged Following Nine-Month Heroin Investigation


11/8/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported four individuals have been charged following a nine-month, multi-agency investigation into the distribution of heroin in the Thibodaux area. On Thursday, narcotics agents arrested Dontrell Washington (B/M, D.O.B. 11/19/85) of 213 Violet Street in Thibodaux on several active warrants, mostly for heroin ...

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Deputies Seeking Suspects Responsible for Damaging Vehicles at Lafourche Crossing


11/7/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for damaging several vehicles by throwing rocks from the railroad trestle bridge at Lafourche Crossing in Thibodaux on Saturday night.

At least four vehicles were damaged in the incident, and one victim ...

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Deputies Arrest Pointe-Aux-Chenes Man Wanted for Two Attempted Murders in Terrebonne Parish


11/6/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Pointe-aux-Chenes man wanted for two attempted murders in Terrebonne Parish. Adam Naquin (W/M, D.O.B. 03/03/72) of 108 Dennis Street was arrested Tuesday afternoon after deputies located his vehicle at a Cut Off residence.

In a press release on Tuesday, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff&rsquo...

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Deputies Arrest New Iberia Woman After Discovering Active Meth Lab Inside Her Vehicle


11/4/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a New Iberia woman was arrested after deputies found an active meth lab inside her vehicle at a truck stop. Deputies reported Stacy Stevens (W/F, D.O.B. 08/23/69) of 7100 Leleux Road was asking bystanders for assistance after being locked out of the vehicle in which the meth lab was discovered.

At around...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, November 6


11/4/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, November 6 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations....

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Free Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for November 23-24


11/1/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Saturday, November 23 through Sunday, November 24
Saturday: 8am-5pm at Lafourche Parish Government Mathews Complex (4876 Hwy. 1)
Sunday: 8am-11am at LPSO Shooting Range (3451 Hwy 182, Raceland)

The course will cover topics including:

  • hunter responsibility and ethics
  • how firearms work
  • firearms handling and safety
  • survival and first aid skills
  • hunting
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Three Charged with DWIs on Halloween Night


11/1/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported three people were charged with DWI offenses on during and after the Blue Light Special patrol on Halloween. Ricki Burnham (W/M, D.O.B. 10/11/80) of 113 East 177th Street in Golden Meadow and Dayne Andras (11/08/86) of 2264 Laurel Valley Road in Thibodaux were arrested for second offenses, while Sloane ...

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UPDATE: Three More Destrehan Coaches Charged with Accessing South Lafourche Account


10/30/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported three more Destrehan High School assistant football coaches have been charged after admitting to accessing information about the South Lafourche High School football program through a website without permission. Wayne Sentilles (W/M, D.O.B. 07/20/81) of Montz, Daniel Laquet (W/M, D.O.B. 05/14/83) of ...

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Destrehan Asst. Coach & Girlfriend Admit to Unauthorized Access to South Lafourche Website Account


10/30/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported that a Destrehan High School assistant football coach and his girlfriend have been charged after admitting they obtained access to a website without authorization and obtained information sensitive to the South Lafourche High School football program. Ryan Fournier (W/M, D.O.B. 12/12/83) and Emily Guidry...

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Team Blue Lafourche to Cycle the Length of the Parish Thursday to Promote Red Ribbon Week and Thank


10/29/2013 by Brennan Matherne

In celebration of Red Ribbon Week, Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced members of Team Blue Lafourche will ride bicycles over the entire length of Lafourche Parish this Thursday to promote living a healthy, drug-free life and to show appreciation for local supporters who donated to the National Law Enforcement Memorial through the 2013

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, October 30


10/28/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 30 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations....

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Fifth Suspect Arrested in Diesel Theft


10/25/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported that a man wanted in connection to a 2012 diesel theft in Cut Off turned himself in to authorities on Thursday. Ned Dantin (W/M, D.O.B. 09/29/68) of 4434 Highway 24 in Bourg surrendered on Thursday, October 25 in Galliano.

Dantin was the fifth person charged with Felony Theft following an investigation ...

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Five Men Charged in 2012 Diesel Theft


10/23/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the investigation into a 2012 theft in which 1,400 gallons of diesel were stolen from a Cut Off business has led to five men being charged, including three who were already in jail on unrelated charges. One of the five is still at large.

Paul Charpentier (W/M, D.O.B. 12/05/77) and Gabriel Cheramie (W/M,...

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LPSO to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 26


10/23/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will partner with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, medications can be brought to the collection station at the main entrance of Ochsner St. ...

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Sheriff Webre Stresses Halloween Safety in Announcing Plans for the Annual Blue Light Special


10/23/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre stressed safety during Halloween as he announced plans for the annual Blue Light Special patrol. On Thursday, October 31, every deputy assigned a unit (vehicle) will patrol the streets of Lafourche Parish neighborhoods with emergency lights activated from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to ensure a safe and fun Halloween for ...

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Local Tree-Trimming Scammer Arrested in Tangipahoa Parish


10/22/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a man who allegedly scammed several residents out of hundreds of dollars with the promise of trimming trees on their properties. Howard James Sevin (W/M, D.O.B. 06/03/80) of 134 Morris Porche Lane in Gray was found and arrested in Tangipahoa Parish on Saturday, October 19. He is also ...

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Lockport Man Shoots Woman During Altercation


10/22/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Lockport man for allegedly shooting a woman during an altercation which also involved another man. Shane Joseph Boudreaux (W/M, D.O.B. 01/13/84) of 198 Linda Street was arrested following the incident.

At about 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, deputies received a call from Ochsner St.

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Slated for Wednesday, October 23


10/21/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 23 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations....

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Fugitive Alert: Man Sought in Tree-Trimming Scam


10/17/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced investigators are seeking a man wanted for scamming several Lafourche Parish residents out of hundreds of dollars with the promise of trimming trees on their properties. A reward is being offered through Bayou Region Crime Stoppers for information on the whereabouts of Howard James Sevin (W/M, D.O.B. ...

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Public Asked to Help Solve Vehicle Burglaries in Gray


10/16/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries in the Gray area in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes last month.

During the first and second week of September, deputies in both parishes responded to complaints of

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Galliano Woman Arrested in Series of Purse Snatchings at South Lafourche Stores


10/15/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Galliano woman for multiple purse-snatching incidents at stores in the South Lafourche area. Deana Melancon (W/F, D.O.B. 06/26/67) of 110 Peach Street, Apartment 5E, was arrested on Thursday following a traffic stop wherein deputies also discovered she had left her children home ...

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Sheriff Webre Returns to Lafourche Parish after FBI National Academy Closes Due to Government Shutdo


10/14/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported that the 255th Session of the FBI's National Academy has been canceled due to the federal government shutdown. Sheriff Webre and the other participants were dismissed from the Academy last week after learning the session had been canceled due to some instructors and academy staff being furloughed.

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Deputies Arrest Cut Off Man for Aggravated Burglary at a Larose Motel


10/8/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Cut Off man who stole over $1,000 in a burglary at a Larose motel. Ronnie Allen (B/M, D.O.B. 04/18/91) of 247 West 15th Street was arrested for an outstanding warrant and later admitted to committing the burglary.

At around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 6, deputies responded to a report of...

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Year-Long Highway Safety Effort Begins with Checkpoint on Wednesday


10/8/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, October 9. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver’s licenses, and other violations. This is the ...

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Lafourche Citizens asked to "Paint the Parish Purple" to Promote Awareness of Domestic Violence


10/2/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre and District Attorney Cam Morvant are encouraging all 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 Wednesday, October 16 at the Reservoir in Thibodaux near...

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LPSO Launches Redesigned Website


10/1/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the launch of a redesigned website for the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. The newly-designed LPSO.net now features a more user-friendly design and an updated, modern look, with the capability to expand in the future.

"We redesigned our website with the citizen in mind," said Sheriff ...

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Concealed Handgun Course Scheduled for Sunday, October 20


9/26/2013 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Sunday, October 20 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. The actual ending time will vary ...

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Two Raceland Men Confess to Involvement in Vehicle Burglaries on Plaisance Drive


9/25/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of two Raceland man responsible several vehicle burglaries on Plaisance Drive early Tuesday morning. Todd Lucas Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 03/03/93) of 188 St. Ann Street and Vincent Gauthreaux (W/M, D.O.B. 01/16/93) of 148 Plaisance Drive both confessed to their roles in the crimes.

Through ...

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Free Hunter Education Field Day Slated for October 1 at 5pm


9/24/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host another FREE Hunter Education Field Day on the evening of Monday, September 23. The Field Day will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the LPSO Shooting Range located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. While past Field Days have been scheduled during morning hours, ...

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Houma Man Surrenders Peacefully After 2.5-Hour Standoff in Bayou Blue


9/24/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a standoff with a man in Bayou Blue ended peacefully on Monday after he surrendered to deputies following a two-and-a-half-hour standoff. Negotiators eventually convinced Paul Sampay (W/M, D.O.B. 11/04/92) of 147 Pugh Court in Houma to surrender himself to authorities. Sampay was found to be wanted out ...

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Sheriff Craig Webre Accepted to the 255th Session of the FBI National Academy


9/23/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre has announced that he will be part of the 255th Session of the FBI’s National Academy this fall. The 10-week session is conducted at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and will take place from September 29 through December 13, 2013. Less than one percent of all law enforcement personnel in the...

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Detectives Investigating Double Homicide in Larose


9/22/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported detectives are investigating a double homicide which occurred at a Larose apartment building on Sunday morning. 41-year-old Nikki Landry (W/F) and 54-year-old Harry Lefort (W/M) of Cut Off were found deceased at Landry’s apartment, each having suffered multiple gunshots wounds. Their bodies were ...

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Two High School Students Arrested after a Firearm and Marijuana are Found in Vehicles


9/20/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported two high school students were arrested after a firearm and several hundred dollars in marijuana was discovered inside their vehicles on Friday. Agents arrested Jordan Parr (W/M, D.O.B. 02/06/96) of 608 Elizabeth Street in Lockport after a search of his vehicle turned up a handgun and 20 individually ...

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Arrest of Note: September 17, 2013


9/18/2013 by Brennan Matherne

ZACHARY ORDOYNE:
At around 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after noticing the driver was not wearing his seat belt. Deputies made contact with the driver and identified him as Zachary Ordoyne (W/M, D.O.B. 02/22/87) of 104 Maple Lane in Thibodaux. When asked why he wasn’t wearing a seat belt, ...

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Two Men Arrested Following the Beating and Robbery of a Lockport Man


9/16/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Lockport Chief of Police Warren Vedros reported the arrest of two teenagers for their roles in a beating and robbery that left a man in critical condition. Detectives arrested Chance Bourg (W/M, D.O.B. 05/30/95) of 343 Comeaux Drive in Lockport on Sunday for perpetrating the crime, and Caleb Baugh (B/M, 01/...

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UPDATE: Additional Suspects Sought After Two Men Charged in Bayou Blue Armed Robbery


9/13/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two Houma men have been charged and three additional men are being sought after an incident which occurred in Bayou Blue on Thursday morning. Garland McKinley (B/M, D.O.B. 12/22/75) of 9140 Main Street and Edward Winslow (B/M, D.O.B. 11/27/87) of 2621 Mathews Lane have been officially booked on charges...

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Grand Isle Man Arrested after Attempting to Use Phony Money at Two Raceland Casinos


9/12/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Grand Isle man who attempted to use counterfeit bills at two Raceland casinos. Louis Santiny Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 08/07/68) of 239 Santiny Lane was arrested after attempting to flee from deputies following the incidents.

At around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, deputies responded to a ...

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Two Men in Custody for Aggravated Burglary in Bayou Blue


9/12/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two men are in custody following an incident that occurred at a Bayou Blue residence this morning. Detectives say the two men, both from Houma, were allegedly involved in an aggravated burglary that was initially reported as a shooting with multiple victims. The suspects’ names are being withheld...

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Raceland Man Steals Pills from His Mother at Knifepoint


9/9/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Raceland man after learning he stole pills from his mother while holding her against her will at knifepoint. David Matherne of 101 Blanchard Street was arrested on Friday following an investigation into the incident.

At around 4:00 A.M. on Friday, September 6, deputies responded to a ...

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Body of 21-year-old male Shooting Victim Found in Thibodaux


9/8/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported detectives are investigating the death of a 21-year-old male from Thibodaux whose body was discovered Sunday morning. Detectives identified the victim as Carnell McIntyre (B/M, D.O.B. 06/22/92) of 1292 St. Charles Street, Apartment A, after they discovered his body lying at the roadside along Ridgefield...

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Baton Rouge Man Arrested, 2nd Suspect Sought after 34 Computers Were Stolen from Department Store


9/6/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of man who stole several laptop and tablet computers from a Raceland department store last month with the help of a security worker assigned to the store. The total value of the 34 stolen items is around $12,000.

Last week, detectives were ...

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Thibodaux Felon Faces Three New Felony Charges Following Incident Involving Aggravated Assault


9/4/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a convicted felon from Thibodaux for allegedly pulling a gun on another man in the Marydale community. Damon Brown (B/M, D.O.B. 06/26/91) of 112 B Park Avenue in Thibodaux faces three felony charges stemming from the Tuesday afternoon incident.

At 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, deputies...

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Des Allemands Couple Arrested after Agents Neutralize Meth Lab


9/3/2013 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Des Allemands man and woman for manufacturing methamphetamine. Joel Barrios (W/M, D.O.B. 06/09/89) and Phoenix Barkman (W/F, D.O.B. 11/16/77), both of 238 West Bayou Road were arrested after agents discovered them in the manufacturing process.

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