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Crime Statistics Released Show Decline

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[Lafayette, LA - Crime statistics for the year of 2011 have been released by the Lafayette Police Department. Statistics illustrate that there were declines in all categories of the Uniform Crime Report. There were noted increases in the total arrest and calls for service. The Lafayette Police Department attributes the decline to several factors. […]

UPDATE: Police Investigate Deadly Stabbing

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[On February 4, 2012, at approximately 2:05 am, a fight occurred in front of the business Cafe Habana City, located at 911 Bertrand Drive. Two Lafayette Police officers working in the parking lot responded to the altercation. One of the two men involved collapsed to the ground, while the second began to flee on […]

Police Investigate Parking Lot Shooting

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[Lafayette, LA - On February 28, 2012, at approximately 1:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 2400 block of West Congress Street regarding a shooting that occurred in a parking lot. According to the 33 year old male victim, he and his friend were involved in a verbal argument with a group of young […]

Lafayette Police Announce Graduate of FBI National Academy

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[On December 16, 2011, Sergeant Reginald Thomas graduated from the prestigious FBI National Academy Program with 266 other law enforcement officers at Quantico, Virginia. The 247th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 States. Included in the class are members of Law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, […]

Police Vehicles Damaged in Chase

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[Lafayette, LA - On February 27, 2012, at approximately 2:20 am, Lafayette Police Officers observed a tan Dodge pickup truck driving recklessly on a parking lot in the 1500 block of North University Avenue. Police began to pursue the truck, at which time the truck lead officers on a chase on neighboring streets. During […]

Police Investigate Robbery of Grocery Store

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[ On February 13, 2012, at approximately 8:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to 1301 Jefferson Street, Tammy's Grocery, regarding an armed robbery. According to the clerk, the suspect entered the business wearing a mask and armed with a handgun. He demanded the cash from the register and then fled the area on foot.]]>

UPDATE: OWI Sobriety Checkpoint

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[Lafayette, LA- On Thursday, February 16, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. Officers working […]

Mardi Gras Safety Tips and Safety

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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< ![CDATA[The Lafayette Police Department is in final preparation for the Mardi Gras parade season here in the City of Lafayette. The first Parade will begin on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at 6:30 pm. The Lafayette Police Department will close all streets on and around the parade route one hour before the event begins. (Note: […]

Houston man arrested for Armed Robbery

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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A Houston man is in jail tonight after being on the run since June of 2011. Little John Cuba Jr. was returned to the city of Opelousas Wednesday on charges of Armed Robbery. Back in June of 2011 Cuba Jr. entered the Citi Trends department store in Opelousas La. , pulled out a handgun and […]

Opelousas Police arrest man on Driving while Intoxicated

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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On Wednesday 2/8/12, Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow conducted a traffic stop on Joshua Carriere of 104 Pine Loop Lawtell Louisiana after Carriere was observed by the Chief going around vehicles while disregarding stop signs at the intersection of Prudhomme and Viking. Chief Gallow attempted to pull the suspect vehicle over when he observed the […]