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Convicted Felon Facing Multiple Charges after Violently Resisting Arrest


3/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a convicted felon was arrested after a violent encounter with deputies in the Thibodaux area. Anthony Monroe (B/M, D.O.B. 08/14/76) of 224 Elderwood Road in Mansura, Louisiana, also faces drug charges stemming from the incident.
 
Just before 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, deputies of the ...

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Two Vandals Arrested in String of Graffiti Crimes (Updated)


3/20/2014 by Brennan Matherne

UPDATE: Joshua Lafitte is now also in custody.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and Golden Meadow Chief of Police Reggie Pitre announced one person has been arrested and another is being sought in relation to a recent string of vandalization in Larose and Golden Meadow. Chelsie Gray (W/F, D.O.B. 02/21/92) of 160 Pershing

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LPSO Recognized for DWI Efforts for Sixth Straight Year


3/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has been recognized for its outstanding efforts in DWI enforcement for the sixth straight year. On Tuesday, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission presented an award to Sheriff Craig Webre, as well as Detective Joseph Anderson for his individual efforts, in keeping impaired ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 19


3/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 19. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Lockport Couple Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges


3/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Lockport couple has been arrested on drug distribution charges as well as for the burglary of a Raceland restaurant. Jai Fonseca (W/M, D.O.B. 05/14/89) and Cassondra Rodrigue (W/F, D.O.B. 11/25/80), both of 1215 Ethel Street, also face additional drug charges stemming from an incident on Wednesday.
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Galliano Woman Confesses to Stealing Money from an Elderly "Friend"


3/13/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano woman who stole money from an elderly friend on multiple occasions. Charlene Romero (W/F, D.O.B. 10/30/59) of 120 West 197th Street faces more than 10 felony charges after admitting her involvement to investigators.
 
On March 7, detectives began investigating a theft case...

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Sheriff Webre Named Public Official of the Year by the Louisiana Chapter of NASW


3/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre has been selected as the 2014 Public Official of the Year by the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The award was presented to Sheriff Webre during an awards luncheon on Wednesday, March 12 at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center as part of the association’s annual ...

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Galliano Woman Charged with Her 4th DWI Offense


3/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Galliano woman for her 4th DWI offense. Deputies arrested Melissa Richoux (W/F, D.O.B. 07/30/68) of 176 West 59th Street in Galliano early Monday morning following a traffic stop in Galliano.
 
Just after 1:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, patrol deputies in the Galliano area noticed a...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 12


3/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 12. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Detectives Searching for Subject Who Shot at a Thibodaux Residence


3/8/2014 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 shooting at and damaging a Thibodaux residence early Sunday morning.
 
At around 5:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, a caller reported hearing multiple gunshots in the area of the 1300 block of ...

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Convicted Felon Arrested After Firing Assault Rifle in Neighborhood


3/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a convicted felon from Thibodaux who was found to have fired several rounds from an assault rifle in a residential neighborhood. Marc Soudelier (W/M, D.O.B. 01/03/85) of 107 Due Drive faces weapons use and possession charges in the incident.
 
around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, March 3, ...

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Concealed Handgun Course Scheduled for Saturday, March 22


3/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, March 22 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. with a break for lunch. The actual ending time will vary ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, March 5


3/2/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, March 5. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

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Man Attempts to Pay for Gas with Fake Bill


2/25/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted for attempting to use phony money to pay for gas at a Larose convenience store.
 
At around 6:30 a.m. on Friday, February 21, deputies responded to Go-Bear’s Convenience Store at 12106 Highway 1 in Larose in ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, February 26


2/23/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, February 26. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations...

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