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Month long investigation results in drug arrest

After conducting a month long investigation The Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant on a residence located at 310 Ella St.

Tremors rock area near Assumption Parish sinkhole

Overnight tremors in Bayou Corne suspended work operations at the sinkhole. Scientists said there was increased seismic activity, which caused the ground to shake. They say there's no reason for people in the area to worry.

Synthetic drugs ongoing problem for Narcotics Division

With busts on stores such as Curious Goods and Burnt, it is becoming evident that synthetic drugs are an ongoing problem.  When the Lafayette Narcotics Division first caught wind of this problem years ago they had no idea how dangerous thi

Judge decides Dustin Rubin in jail with no bail set

Dustin Rubin was arrested yesterday after escorting his live-in girlfriend into the ICU in January with head trauma.  A CATScan indicated several hemorrhages, some new and some older along with old facial fractures suggesting prolonged abu

Woman arrested for injuring elderly family member after demanding money

A 42-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly caused severe injuries to her elderly family member.

Unrestrained driver dies in single vehicle crash

This morning, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Highway 82 at Gallet Road which claimed the life of a Youngsville man.

Coast Guard responds to collision, oil spill southwest of Port Sulphur

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an collison between a vessel and an inactive wellhead about nine miles southwest of Port Sulphur, Wednesday.

2012 crime stats show increase in arrests, traffic crashes in Scott

The Scott Police Department has released its 2012 official crime statistics. Although the agency saw an increase in arrests and traffic crashes, it also saw a decrease in drug arrests.

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