St. Landry Crime
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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 27 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz stated, "On April 26, 2016, at 2324 hours, St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Team stopped a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze for a traffic violation. Narcotic detectives identified the driver as Jason Ray Sibley of 30050 Lower Rome Road Springfield, Louisiana. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via The Advocate
Crime Stoppers tips lead to arrests of two St. Landry residents; one is accused of stealing from youth baseball program Crime Stoppers tips led to the arrests on Monday of two St. Landry Parish residents, one of whom is accused of stealing money from a youth baseball program and the other accused of cashing a fraudulent check for almost $3,000, St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said Tuesday. Authorities received numerous tips and soon arrested Jason Arlen Deville, 732 Patty St. in Opelousas, and Samantha L. Kemp, 390 JW Deshotel Rd. in Washington, after releasing their photos and information on a most-wanted list posted to Facebook, Guidroz said in a news release. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via KLFY-TV Lafayette
Major Eddie Thibodeaux said tipsters began calling in eight minutes after the suspects' names and photos were posted on social media. Deville was arrested and booked on felony theft charges after allegedly scamming parents out of $1,360 in January while "serving as an upcoming volunteer summer baseball coach," according to Thibodeaux. Comment?
Thursday Apr 21 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Judge James Best would not answer questions in person or return calls. Instead, he used his courtroom on Thursday to answer all the questions. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 20 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
St. Landry Crime Stoppers and Detective Robert Brickley of the Eunice Police Department need your help locating the suspect involved in a shooting at the 412 Studio Barber Shop. On December 29, 2015 at 6:27p.m., an unknown suspect entered the barber shop and attempted to commit an armed robbery. Comment?
Monday Apr 11 | via WIS-TV Columbia
Has the law failed a woman who called police for help and told her friends about her husband's repeated abuse, and is now dead? A special law, Gwen's Law, passed a few years ago to protect victims like her, but does that law need to be re-examined? Just like everyday, Luneau waits for her husband to get home from work and then the two walk down the secluded road at Veazie Road and Rosco Baham Road to a bayou in St. Landry Parish. That routine walk three weeks ago on March 21 was anything but when the couple thought they found a dummie in the drift pile. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 5 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
The Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a St. Landry judge's ruling in the case of Robert Lee Heard Jr., who is accused of first-degree murder in his wife's 2012 slaying. The Court rejected a trial court's ruling that the first-degree murder indictment of Heard be thrown out because it was not legally proper; the Court decided that the judge wasn't correct in his ruling because he granted a defense motion based on arguments the defense did not make in its motion. Comment?
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