Houma Crime

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  • Teen charged for stealing car, leading deputies on c...

    Sep 24, 2018 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport 

    Authorities in Natchitoches Parish arrested a 16-year old on multiple charges following a high-speed chase Sunday morning that ended when the suspect ran off the road. According to a Facebook post by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, the teen stole a vehicle from a man in Houma at 1:30 Sunday morning.


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  • Bayou Blue woman accused of fatally stabbing boyfriend

    Sep 23, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    Shanell Thompson was arrested and booked with second-degree murder, accused of stabbing her boyfriend, Justin Nixon, in the chest on Saturday . ( Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a Bayou Blue woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during an argument.


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  • Houma man convicted of double murder

    Sep 22, 2018 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette 

    A jury convicted a 20-year-old Friday on murder and attempted murder charges after he killed a man outside an apartment in a drive-by shooting before turning the gun on the driver and passenger of the car. After about an hour of deliberation, the 12-member jury found Michael Diggs, of Houma, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted first-degree murder.


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  • 3 arrested in Houma for human trafficking

    Sep 20, 2018 | via WGNO-TV New Orleans 

    Three people stand accused of human trafficking after police say they drugged a woman and forced her to have sex with multiple men over a period of three to five days for money and drugs. The victim, who is in her 30s, told the Houma Police Department that she was already friends with 33-year-old Ashley Nichole Boudreaux, one of the accused human traffickers, before the abuse began.


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  • Editorial: Where is Cenla's DWI court?

    Sep 19, 2018 | via The Town Talk 

    Where is Cenla's DWI court? There are eight DWI courts in the state, but none in Central Louisiana Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: In this file photo from April 23, 2010, Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Carl Williams peers into a vehicle stopped at a DUI checkpoint on the business loop of Interstate 83 South.


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