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Iberia parish sheriff's office acquires 5 ton military vehicle for next emergency situation

In the face of the next hurricane or seasonal flood the citizens of Iberia parish can rest assured that law enforcement in that area is prepared.  The sheriffs office has a five ton military vehicle to use for emergency situations and natu

Tropical Storm Ingrid forms in the Bay of Campeche, poses flooding threat to eastern Mexico

Tropical Storm Ingrid formed in the Bay of Campeche Friday morning. It will track into the western Gulf of Mexico as a tropical storm through the weekend, and make landfall north of Tampico, Mexico early Monday morning.

Potty mouth at fast food restaurant lands woman trip to parish jail, $500 bond

A 23-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly yelled profanities at a fast food employee.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men for manufacturing methamphetamine

Two men were arrested after a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop and found materials used for making meth in the vehicle.

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff warns about emails, letters claiming to offer ‘reward’

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Captain Megan Vizena warns citizens that there is a scam going around that is offering cash rewards after a lump sum payment is submitted.

Crowley becomes latest city to adopt ‘Saggy Pants Ordinance’

Residents of Crowley beware: your sense of “fashion” could get you in trouble with the law.

Moss Bluff man distributes nude videos of victim; charged with extortion

A man has been placed behind bars after he threatened a victim that he would distribute nude videos of her, then actually did distribute the aforementioned videos. 

The Rim Shop closes doors without warning, leaves consumers hanging

The Rim Shop, located at 108 Doucet Road, has unexpectedly shut down, leaving customers upset because the business did not notify them or refund lay-away money before closing.

Lafayette PD: Suspect arrested for defacing 9/11 monument with pop art; investigation ongoing

Police have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly defacing a monument dedicated to those who perished in the 9/11 attacks.

Lafayette man arrested for stabbing girlfriend

A man was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend after a verbal altercation quickly escalated into violence. On September 10 at around 8:15 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Woodrow Street regarding a stabbing.