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Repeat offender lands additional charges for hiding bag of drugs in rear end

 Officers with the Eunice Police Department made a surprise discovery while booking a repeat offender in jail. During the required strip search, they noticed that the suspect attempted to hide a bag of drugs in his posterior.

Opelousas man busted on Election Day for bank robbery in Baton Rouge

A man from Opelousas was arrested in Baton Rouge for allegedly robbing a bank on Florida Street.

Eunice man arrested for knocking his girlfriends teeth out

 A Eunice man who was wanted for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend at her campus apartment is behind bars today.

Elderly hunter found safe by late night search party

Search and rescue authorities found a missing hunter alive on the Sabine Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA) shortly after Midnight on Nov. 6.

Louisiana voters: What you need to know before you vote on constitutional amendments

In addition to President of the United States, EBR Mayor-President, and other local races, there are nine constitutional amendments you'll have a chance to vote on.

Personal care attendant charged with Medicaid fraud for false claims

A Raceland woman has been charged with Medicaid fraud for filing false claims, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Jealous father breaks into home of ex-girlfriend, arrested for simple battery

 A father and an accomplice are behind bars for allegedly breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend. He’s accused of beating her and causing a second victim to fall down a flight of stairs.

Pedestrian in critical condition from hit and run crash on Alvin Dark

A 26-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle during the early morning on Sunday, Nov. 4. Police are currently seeking the driver, who fled the scene.

Sulphur man on parole arrested for fourth DWI offense

A 43-year-old man is behind bars for his fourth DWI. His bond was set at $151,500 because he is on parole for a previous DWI offense.

Mother, two children seriously injured in crash involving DWI driver

A Ponchatoula mother and her two children remain hospitalized with moderate to serious injuries this morning following a two vehicle crash with an impaired driver yesterday evening. The crash took place shortly after 8:00 p.m.