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St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Arrest Report

This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report for January 7th 2011 Christopher J. Kennerson, age 36, 1239 Cheryls Place #4, Opelousas, La., bench warrant.

Suspected Car Burglars Arrested

Locked up in Lafayete: two men accused of breaking into cars on Crestlawn. Lafayette PD arrested 24-year-old Joshua Mitchell and 20-year-old Kennedy Tauriac. Police got a call just before 2 AM Thursday.

Lafayette Police looking for suspected thief

Lafayette Police say they're looking for a man who's home was filled with thousands of dollars worth of stolen stuff. Lafayette PD tells us they went to arrest Albert Kirk Alexander, JR for threats he'd made to family members.

Breaux Bridge man faces child porn, drug charges

Gary Hewitt of Breaux Bridge has been arrested on charges involving child pornography and drugs. This comes after a huge investigation by various law enforcement agencies. 

Hargrave Mentally competant for trial

A Lafayette judge says a former high school counselor knew exactly what she was doing when she allegedly had a sexual repationship with a female high school freshman.

Warehouse fire kills 8 in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - At least eight people and two dogs died after a large blaze overnight at an abandoned warehouse.

'Horse Farm' turned over to city of Lafayette

Known by most as the "Horse Farm", the 100 acres of property just off Johnston Street has been turned over to the Lafayette Consolidated Government. It was previously owned by the University of Louisiana.

3 trees saved on UL campus

As University of Lafayette students are gone for Christmas break, the oak tree controversy is finally settled.

Police find man in car with drugs

A call to Rayne Police about a man sleeping in a car led to an arrest Saturday.

Motorcycle cop injured in crash

On Wednesday at approximately 1:30 p.m., a Lafayette motorcycle officer was traveling south in the 4200 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway responding to a major crash.