Ville Platte Crime
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Recent Crime News
Sunday Feb 12 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
A federal judge on Monday sentenced a former Ville Platte Police Department detective to 18 months in prison for falsifying a police report in effort to obscure his commission of a crime. Nathaniel Savoy pleaded guilty to felony theft in 2015 for stealing shingles from a construction business, a crime for which he received a suspended 5-year prison sentence and three years of supervised probation. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 7 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Three Ville Platte residents, who allege they were subjected to unconstitutional police practices at the heart of a U.S. Justice Department investigation, have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and its police department. According to the suit, Shawanna Deville, Shaquille Freeman and Lil John O'Neal were involuntarily detained as witnesses during a 2014 homicide investigation, held in a cell and restricted from contacting anyone on the outside - all without being arrested or accused of a crime. Comment?
Sunday Feb 5 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
At issue: Checks issued by FEMA for repairs at St. Matthew's Cemetery in Ville Platte. Since then, questions have come up about how to spend that money and who should make repairs. Comment?
Jan 17, 2017 | via Daily World
See who was arrested in Opelousas The following people were arrested Jan. 14-16, 2017: Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Chris Sonnier, 543 Joe W. Road, Church Point, criminal trespass, simple criminal damage to property, simple burglary, theft of a fiream, possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies Eddie McLain IV, 466 Douresseau Road, Ville Platte, two counts of violation of a protective order, resisting an officer, criminal mischief Joseph Buck Jr., 1661 Laday St., Opelousas, bench warrant, suspended driver's license, tail lamp violation, window tint, expired motor vehicle inspection Joseph Miller Jr., 401 College Road, Eunice, registration of sex offender and child predator, notification of sex offenders and child predators, failure to register and notify as a sex ... (more) Comment?
Jan 15, 2017 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
In a Press Release from Chief Neal Lartigue of The Ville Platte Police Department, he states that on January 7 at approximately 1 a.m., the Ville Platte Police Department responded to the 300 block of East Magnolia after receiving a report of a possible rape, the station reported. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect broke a glass on the front door of the residence to gain entry. Comment?
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