BREAKING NEWS Lafayette Police searching for armed robbery suspect near Doiron Drive Full Story
SEVERE WX : Dense Fog Advisory View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

UPDATE: Opelousas Man Arrested on 12 Counts of Attempted Murder

The Church Point Police Department with the assistance of The US Marshal Violent Offender Task Force have announced Christopher Freeman has been captured.

Posted: Mar 19, 2021 10:17 AM
Updated: Apr 28, 2021 12:46 PM

The Church Point Police Department with the assistance of The US Marshal Violent Offender Task Force have announced Christopher Freeman has been captured.

Christopher Freeman was on the run after being involved in several shootings in the Town of Church Point.

Freeman had 6 counts of Attempted First-Degree Murder Charges along with a Drive by Shooting. Freeman also has 6 counts of Attempted Second-Degree Murder Charges for a separate shooting.

Freeman was arrested in the morning hours on April 28, 2021 and booked into the St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department. Freeman is also wanted by several other departments in the area for his crime spree.

Upon completion at the St Landry Parish Jail Freeman will be transported to the Acadia Parish Jail to await trial.

Christopher Freeman Age 22

6 counts Attempted First Degree Murder

Assault by drive by shooting

6 counts Attempted Second Degree Murder

Contributing to the delinquency juvenile

Possession fire arm by convicted felon

Aggravated Assault


VILLE PLATTE, LA - The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office seeks assistance from the Public in locating Kendall Pete and Christopher N. Freeman Jr.

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office were called out to the area of Edgewood Drive for Shots Fired. It was learned by the initial responding Deputies that a shooting had occurred when the owner of a vehicle stolen out of Ville Platte attempted to recover his vehicle. The owner stated he believed the occupants in his stolen vehicle recognized him and began to fire off rounds in his direction from a handgun. The suspects left the area in the stolen vehicle, in an unknown direction. They were identified as Kendell Pete of Ville Platte and Christopher Freeman Jr. of Opelousas, LA by the owner of the stolen vehicle.

Pete is currently out on bail from a previous charge of Armed Robbery. He is known to be armed and dangerous. If anyone comes in contact with Pete is urged to contact their local law enforcement agency immediately. Pete has several outstanding warrants for his arrest from multiple agencies. They are known to frequent the areas of Ville Platte, Opelousas, Church Point, and Eunice.

If anyone has information about this shooting or any other criminal activity is asked to contact Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigators at 337-363-2161 or via our agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org.

As always, Sheriff Charles R Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person reporting information will always remain anonymous.

The Church Point Police Department in Search of Christopher Freeman

Lafayette
Partly Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 60°
New Iberia
Cloudy
55° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 55°
Ville Platte
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 61°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
55° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 55°
Crowley
Partly Cloudy
63° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 63°
St. Martinville
Cloudy
55° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 55°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 61°
Tracking a warm weekend and rain next week

Community Events