Late Wednesday night Lafayette Police Officers responded to the report of a burglary. It happend around 11:00 p.m. in the 1300 block of West University Ave. According to investigators a white female was located in the apartment shot dead. Detectives are investigating the scene, and interviewing witnesses. The victim's identity... more »
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating the theft of two dozen LSU championship rings taken from the home of an assistant athletics director. The Advocate reported ( http://bit.ly/xue8Qp ) the theft happened in December from the home of Kevin Wagner. Deputies announced the incident... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A single mother was killed and her 9-year-old daughter was shot multiple times during an apparent burglary attempt at their Baton Rouge home, police said Friday. Police identified the victim as Alexandra Engler, 42, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Her daughter, who was... more »
A Breaux Bridge mother is enduring yet another loss, after a home invasion. Kelly Breaux says her family came back from a weekend of camping on Sunday to find their home had been ransacked. She said the thieves took off with 3 laptops, a camera, cell phone and other small... more »
WALKER, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a man who passed out while allegedly trying to break into a mobile home where an 82-year-old woman was calling 911, crowbar in hand. Deputies said 24-year-old Derrick Gauthreaux of Denham Springs was checked at a hospital Thursday, then booked into... more »
A break-in prompts an Acadiana courthouse to beef up security.
An intoxicated man broke into the Vermillion Parish Courthouse early Saturday morning, but no one noticed until a janitor saw the broken window the next day.
Although no one was hurt, the incident was a wake up call... more »
Seven cars were broken into during the Saturday night showing of the Nutcracker at the Heymann Center. Each car's passenger side window was smashed in and valuables taken out of the vehicles.
Theresa Rohloff and her daughter Jennifer are some of the victims. Jennifer's bag containing her dance supplies... more »
On 10/25/09 the Opelousas Police Department after several months of Investigation into Burglaries being committed in and around the Opelousas area was able to arrest several individuals connected to those crimes. The Opelousas Police Department Special Investigations Division began developing information for several months into the activity of a certain... more »