Ville Platte Crime

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  • LDWF: Ville Platte man admits to shooting whooping c...

    Thursday Aug 2 | via Louisiana Sportsman 

    A 52-year-old Ville Platte faces violations of the Endangered Species Act - which bring up to a $50,000 fine and one year in jail - after admitting to shooting and killing a male whooping crane in Evangeline Parish on July 25, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Gilvin P. Aucoin, who was working on the land near where the crane was shot, was questioned by enforcement agents after the bird was found near a crawfish pond last week, the release states.

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  • Suspects featured on St. Landry Crime Stoppers arrested

    Wednesday Jul 25 | via KATC-TV Lafayette 

    The suspects featured on Crime of the Week for the theft at Dave's Monument in Lawtell have been arrested. St. Landry Crimes Stoppers Host Major Eddie Thibodeaux and Detective James Bergeron spotlighted the business theft in the weekly "Crime of the Week" segment on KATC TV 3. Shortly after its airing, tips began coming in identifying both suspects, according to Thibodeaux.

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    Related Topix: St. Landry, LA, Lawtell, LA, Ville Platte, LA