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Multiple Checkpoints to be Conducted This Week in Lafourche Parish


12/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct multiple checkpoints this week. Deputies will conduct a seat belt checkpoint during the daylight hours of Christmas Eve - Wednesday, December 24 - in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will conduct another seat belt checkpoint during the evening hours of Friday, December ...

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Two Men Arrested as Agents Seize Over $24,000 of Marijuana in Galliano


12/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced narcotics agents seized over $24,000 in marijuana and arrested two Galliano men during an investigation. On Friday, agents arrested Gwyn Harris (54, W/M), who was the subject of the investigation, as well as Dean Chouest (62, W/M), a fugitive who is now also facing drug charges.
 
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Suspect in 2005 Attempted Robbery Arrested While Paying Family Member's Fine


12/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a man wanted in connection to an attempted robbery which occurred nearly a decade ago was arrested on Friday when he showed up at the Sheriff’s Administrative Office to pay fines and costs for a family member’s warrant. Stewart Jasper Jr. (32, B/M) of Houma was arrested on an outstanding ...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, December 17


12/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, December 17. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as other violations such as expired inspection tags. This checkpoint is part

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Sheriff Webre Urges Residents to Watch for Scams During the Holiday Season


12/11/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is urging residents to be cautious about suspicious persons, phone calls or mail items this holiday season as scam artists continue to prey on area residents.
 
“The holidays are a prime time for scam artists and identity thieves to go into overdrive,” said Sheriff Webre. “These thieves ...

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Hammond Man Charged with Aggravated Rape of a Juvenile


12/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Tangipahoa Parish man wanted for the aggravated rape of a Lafourche Parish juvenile male. Renae Joseph Bernard (42, W/M) of Hammond was arrested by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office last week after a warrant was issued for his arrest. 
 
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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, December 10


12/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, December 10. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as other violations such as expired inspection tags. This checkpoint is part

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Two Cut Off Women Arrested After Tossing Drugs from Car During Pursuit


12/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two Cut Off women face multiple drug charges after attempting to evade a traffic stop on Thursday. Tammy Plaisance (52, W/F) and Chrisy Rousse (36, W/F) were arrested following the incident in which they tossed several bags of illegal drugs from their vehicle before the traffic stop.
 
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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Thursday, December 4


12/1/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Seat Belt Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Thursday, December 4. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as other violations such as expired inspection tags. This checkpoint is part of ...

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Tax Notices Being Sent to Lafourche Parish Property Owners


11/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will be sending out 50,658 tax notices through the mail this week to Lafourche Parish property owners. Of that number, 12,342 are homestead exempt and owe no taxes. A total of $123,775,642.96 in property taxes are now due and can be paid online, in person, or by mail. These

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Multiple Checkpoints to be Conducted This Week in Lafourche Parish


11/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct multiple checkpoints this week. Deputies will conduct a seat belt checkpoint during the daylight hours of Wednesday, November 26 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will conduct another seat belt checkpoint during the evening hours of Friday, November 28, followed by a

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Keep the Grinch Away! Sheriff Webre Offers Holiday Shopping Safety Tips


11/22/2014 by Brennan Matherne


As the holiday season approaches, Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is offering safety tips for consumers to protect themselves while shopping at stores and online.

"Many people are now beginning their Christmas shopping before the turkey has left the Thanksgiving table," said Sheriff Webre. "Unfortunately, with so many of us ...

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Deputies Recover Stolen Roofing Shingles During Traffic Stop


11/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of two men after deputies found stolen roofing shingles inside their vehicle. Ricky Williams (49, B/M) and Fonquel Fowler (23, B/M), both of Gonzales, were arrested following a traffic stop on Tuesday. 
 
At around 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, patrol deputies in the area of ...

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Public's Help Sought in Larose Tractor Theft


11/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for stealing a tractor in the Larose area and driving it into the bayou, while damaging private property in the process. 
 
On the morning of Sunday, November 2, patrol deputies responded to a...

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LPSO Gearing Up for 21st Annual Christmas Bike Giveaway


11/17/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lt. Lafate Day (left), Deputy Brett Hymel (right) and Reserve Deputy Maia Basas distribute bicycles in December 2013. 

Sheriff Craig Webre is reminding residents that the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing to accept donations and names of children who may qualify for the annual Christmas Bike Giveaway. Deputies are
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