One of the two Lawyers of Last Resort was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force today. According to a press release from Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office: A Baton Rouge attorney was arrested today following an investigation by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division following a report of […]
A charge against a Eunice man of stalking a woman he allegedly had previously raped has been dismissed. Meanwhile, status of the rape charges against him is shrouded in the secrecy imposed by global order of the 27th Judicial District Court judges. Dustin Heinen was charged Oct. 31, 2012 with stalking and other counts related […]
By mutual agreement, the “sexting” case for a former Eunice High teacher is moving from misdemeanor charges in City Court to a felony charge in 27th Judicial District Court. That decision came after Judge Lynette Feucht heard pre-trial argument from Jacqueline Fruge’s attorney, Laura Rougeauu, that the initial charge against her client does not fit […]
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office announces the retirement of Deputy Jimmy Fruge after serving the citizens of Lafayette Parish for over 15 plus years of service. Mr. Fruge plans to enjoy his time with his family and was recently honored by his co-workers who presented him a plaque for his service to the agency.
The Lafayette Parish Correctional Center is installing a new inmate video visitation system called Telmate. The system is being rolled out June 24th, according to LPSO. The new Telmate video visitation system will allow friends and family to video visit Correctional Center inmates from their home or anywhere there is Internet access. Learn more about it […]
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing “WWE” moves on the girl, even after she told him that she was in pain. According to reports, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a house in […]
According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Chief Tony Hardy and Chief Boyd Adams, the Vermilion / Municipal Task Force made the following arrests recently for drug related offenses. A Kaplan man and a New Iberia woman are behind bars for taking the Vermilion / Municipal Narcotics Task Force on a violent ride. On June 17, 2013, […]