Detectives Investigating Homicide in Raceland

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are investigating a homicide of a Raceland man. Kim Kol Ker, 66, was found dead of an apparent stabbing early Friday morning.

At around 12:45 a.m. on May 21, 2021, a family member discovered him at his residence in the 100 block of Morristown Road in Raceland. Deputies and detectives responded, and the investigation is continuing.

No arrests have yet been made as the incident remains under investigation. As the investigation continues, detectives are asking for the public’s assistance. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433, online at www.crimestoppersbr.org, or via the P3 Tips mobile app. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.

RUNAWAY TEEN: Kohl Bouzigar

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in locating 15-year-old Kohl Bouzigar of West 191st Street in Galliano. He was last seen on May 11, 2021.

Kohl Bouzigar is described as 5’6” tall, weighing approximately 150 pounds. He currently has blond hair and is wearing black-framed glasses. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants and carrying a black and white backpack. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 532-2808, or simply dial 911.

Kohl Bouzigar
Kohl Bouzigar

UPDATE: Body of Missing Leeville man Discovered on Thursday

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the body of 59-year-old Talbot Serigny of Leeville was found on Thursday, May 20. A boater discovered Serigny, who had been missing since May 15, 2021, in the Leeville area.

Serigny was reported missing on Wednesday, May 19, after family members had not heard from him in several days. He was last confirmed to be seen in the Leeville area on Saturday night, May 15. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and Port Fourchon Harbor Police began searching on land and in the water after Serigny was reported missing.

On Thursday, May 20, a boater traveling in Bayou Lafourche discovered a man’s body in the Leeville area and notified law enforcement. Investigators identified the man as Serigny. The investigation into his death is continuing, but there is no evidence of foul play.

Talbot Serigny
Talbot Serigny

2021 LSA Scholarship Awarded to South Lafourche High School Graduate

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced South Lafourche High School graduate Joshua Scioneaux has been awarded the 2021 Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship for Lafourche Parish. Scioneaux will receive the $500 scholarship to assist him with expenses as he plans to pursue a degree in nursing from Nicholls State University. On his application, Scioneaux expressed plans to become a certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.

Sheriff Webre said, “Congratulations to Mr. Scioneaux on his recent graduation and on receiving the LSA scholarship. He is very deserving of this honor having been recognized for several honors in high school and having been involved in numerous activities. I wish him the best of luck as he pursues his degree.”

The Louisiana Sheriffs’ Educational Scholarship Program awards $500 to graduating high school students in parishes where the sheriffs are members of the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program. Funding for this scholarship is made possible through the generous support of Lafourche Parish’s Honorary Members. The goal of the program is to provide assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the program.

To be eligible for the LSA scholarship, each applicant must be a Lafourche Parish resident and a high school senior planning to enroll as a full-time student at Nicholls State University or L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College. The scholarship is awarded as a gift, not a loan, to defray the rising costs of tuition and related expenses in higher education. An independent board of review selects the winner of the scholarship.

Joshua Scioneaux LSA Scholarship Recipient
Joshua Scioneaux, LSA Scholarship Recipient

MISSING PERSON: Talbot Serigny

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and Port Fourchon Harbor Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Talbot Joseph Serigny, 59, of Leeville. He was last seen in the Leeville area during the late night hours of Saturday, May 15, 2021. He is known to frequent the areas of Golden Meadow and Port Fourchon, as well as the Leeville area where he resides.

Serigny is described as 5’10” tall, weighing approximately 135 pounds with brown hair. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 532-2808, or simply dial 911.

Talbot Serigny
Talbot Serigny

Narcotics Agents Arrest Larose Man for Drug Possession and Distribution

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Larose man faces drug possession and distribution charges following a narcotics investigation. Ronnie Delaune, 47, of Larose was arrested on Tuesday.

Narcotics agents had been investigating Ronnie Delaune in regards to suspected narcotics use and distribution at his Palm Street residence in Larose. As part of the investigation, they obtained an arrest warrant for Principal to Distribution of Methamphetamine as well as a search warrant for the residence.

On May 18, 2021, agents arrived at the residence and immediately made contact with Delaune. He was found to have methamphetamine and marijuana in his possession. Drug Paraphernalia was also located in his residence.

Delaune was arrested and transported to the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex in Thibodaux. He was booked on the aforementioned warrant. He was additionally charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Marijuana, as well as Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bail is set at $110,500.

Citizens are reminded that they can report any drug-related or suspicious activity. Information can be reported directly to the Narcotics section commander, Lieutenant Derek Champagne, at (985) 532-4365 or derek-champagne@lpso.net. Information can also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433, online at CrimeStoppersBR.org, or via the P3 Tips mobile app.

Ronnie Delaune
Ronnie Delaune

Sheriff Webre Announces Plans for “Click It or Ticket” Campaign

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other local law enforcement agencies in participating in the Click It or Ticket campaign which runs from May 24 through June 6, 2021. The campaign is coordinated and funded by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Additional deputies will be assigned to saturated patrol efforts in conjunction with the campaign. Deputies will be checking motorists for proper seat belt and safety seat use, as well as other violations.

Click It or Ticket is a seat belt enforcement campaign aimed at increasing the national seat belt usage rate. According to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, in 2019, observational surveys showed that 87.5 percent of all Louisiana drivers and passengers were wearing their seat belts. While this record usage rate is good news for Louisiana, there is much work to be done in moving toward 100 percent compliance.

Galliano Man Charged with First Degree Rape of a Juvenile

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano man for First Degree Rape of a juvenile. Jesus Romero, 40, was arrested on Friday.

Juvenile detectives recently opened an investigation into Romero into allegations of ongoing sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 13. Following a thorough investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for Romero’s arrest.

On May 14, 2021, detectives made contact with Romero, and he was arrested. Romero was booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex in Thibodaux on the warrant for First Degree Rape. Bail has not yet been set.

Due to the nature of the allegations, no further details of this incident will be released.

Jesus Romero
Jesus Romero

RUNAWAY TEEN: Trayvon Chisley

UPDATE: The teen has been found and is safe.

ORIGINAL:

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Trayvon Chisley of Williams Street in Raceland. Chisley left his residence around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2021, following an argument with a family member. He was last seen in the area of Triple Oaks Drive in Raceland.

Chisley is described as 6’3” tall, weighing approximately 255 pounds with black hair. He was last seen wearing a red jacket, black and white sweat pants, and black Nike slide sandals. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 532-2808, or simply dial 911.

Trayvon Chisley
Trayvon Chisley

Three Men Arrested on Drug Charges in Larose

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced three people were arrested on drug charges in Larose on Tuesday. Reggie Estay, 46, and Alexander Creppel, 57, both of Larose, were arrested along with Michael Guidry Jr., 47, of Lockport.

While patrolling the Larose area on the afternoon of May 11, 2021, narcotics agents responded to a reported disturbance reported at Estay’s residence on West 11th Street. When agents arrived, they discovered several people at the residence including Estay, Creppel and Guidry. Creppel and Guidry were found in possession of meth, and Creppel also had drug paraphernalia in his possession. Agents also noticed various drug paraphernalia around the residence and applied for a search warrant. After obtaining the warrant, agents found meth and paraphernalia belonging to Estay. All three men were arrested and booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex in Thibodaux.

Estay and Creppel were each charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia. Estay’s bail is set at $10,100. Creppel posted bail in the amount of $2,600 and was released on Wednesday afternoon. Guidry was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, and his bail is set at $7,500.

Citizens are reminded that they can report any drug-related or suspicious activity. Information can be reported directly to the Narcotics section commander, Lieutenant Derek Champagne, at (985) 532-4365 or derek-champagne@lpso.net. Information can also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433, online at CrimeStoppersBR.org, or via the P3 Tips mobile app.

Alexander Creppel
Alexander Creppel
Reggie Estay
Reggie Estay
Michael Guidry Jr
Michael Guidry Jr