May 22nd, 2019OPELOUSAS- Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that took place on Philip Street near the victims home.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old, Steven Andrus. This is an ongoing investigation and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is urged to call St. Landry Crime Stoppers at...
May 21st, 2019An early morning double-murder suicide has left the town of Port Barre in shock.
The dead have been identified as 23-year-old Skylar Kimble of Port Barre, 23-year-old Christopher Boudreaux of Hamburg.
The suspected shooter is 25-year-old Michael Dupont Jr. of Palmetto who called police.
"He says look I'm at my ex girlfriend's...
May 21st, 2019Daphne R. Polotzola, age 44, 495 Louise Street, Opelousas, LA., 70570, False imprisonment, simple kidnapping, resisting an officer. Arrested by Krotz Springs Police Department.
Cleon D. Lotts, age 34, 1110 E. Seventh Street, Bogalusa, LA., 70427, Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Arrested by Port Barre Police...
May 21st, 2019PORT BARRE- Port Barre police are investigating a double homicide and suicide.
This morning at approximately 2:45 a.m., Port Barre Police received a call from a male subject stating he just shot his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend and he was located at a home, in the 100 block of Pawnee Street in Port Barre.
The subject then told...
May 21st, 2019OPELOUSAS- Opelousas Police are investigating a homicide at this time.
Victim was brought in to Opelousas General Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound.
Investigators are trying to establish actual location where the incident occurred.
This is an ongoing investigation more details to follow.
May 20th, 2019Olivia Boutte has been located and is safe and sound. More details to come.
Search efforts are underway by the St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office for Olivia Boutte W/F 10/31/14. Last seen approximately 10:00am this morning at 1466 Chretien Point Road in Sunset. Boutte could be in a pink dress. Her parents noticed...
May 20th, 2019John C. Milton, age 44, 138 Macarthur Drive, Sunset, LA., 70584, Simple battery, simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, monetary instrument abuse. Arrested by Sunset Police Department.
Mark Papillion, age 55, 627 Rymond Street, Opelousas, LA., 70570, Bench warrant. Arrested by St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
May 20th, 2019Several campers, horse trailers and vehicles were damaged on the Yambilee grounds in Opelousas on Sunday. Trailride goers were camped out for the Big 8 Trailride just ahead of the big horse ride scheduled for Sunday. The event was moved to the Yambilee building from the Zydeco Festival Grounds in Plaisance after organizers determined the...
May 17th, 2019Two 17-year-old Eunice High students facing felony charges after allegedly spiking their teacher's drink with an all-purpose cleaner.
An anonymous student showed the video to a Eunice Police Officer at the school.
"The teacher was actually surprised that these students would have done that."
A simple prank gone wrong.