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Concealed Handgun Training Courses Scheduled for September 21 and November 1


9/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office has announced it will be offering two Concealed Handgun Training Courses. The first will be on Sunday, September 21, and another will be offered on Saturday, November 1. Both classes will he held at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range Facility located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. ...

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DWI Checkpoint Scheduled for Friday, September 5


9/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint beginning during the evening hours of Friday, September 5 in Lafourche Parish. During the DWI checkpoint, deputies will be looking for drivers who are possibly impaired while checking for other traffic safety issues. The checkpoint will begin ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Thursday, September 4


8/31/2014 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 Thursday, September 4. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, and other violations.

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Mid-level Drug Dealer and Associate Arrested as Agents Seize $6,000 in Cash and Cocaine


8/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a mid-level drug dealer and one of her known associates have been arrested. Narcotics agents arrested Victoria Cheramie (26, W/F) of 322 West 107th Street in Cut Off, along with Avia Chouest (28, W/F) of 125 Louviere Lane in Golden Meadow on Wednesday.
 
On Wednesday, August 27, agents with the ...

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Cut Off Man Arrested for Stealing Pumps, Fuel and Tools from Parish Pump Station


8/28/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Cut Off man who stole pumps, fuel and tools from a Parish pump station in separate incidents which occurred nine months apart. Garrett Gilliam (41, W/M) of 163 East 96th Street confessed to the crimes which occurred in 2013 and 2014.
 
In November 2013, Lafourche Parish Government ...

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Two Highway Safety Checkpoints Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend


8/27/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct two Highway Safety Checkpoints in Lafourche Parish on Friday, August 29 and Sunday, August 31. 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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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, August 27


8/23/2014 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, August 27. 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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Larose Man Arrested Three Days after Bonding out of Jail


8/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Larose Woman Also Arrested for Second Time in Two Months

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of two people from Larose, including a man who had been released from jail three days prior. Following a traffic stop on Monday, deputies arrested Shannon Miller (32, W/F) of 109 West 5th Street along with Toby Cheramie (25, W/M) of ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, August 20


8/18/2014 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, August 20. 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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Fugitives Wanted in Connection to Terrebonne Home Invasion Arrested in Raceland


8/15/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a man and a woman from Lockport wanted in connection to a home invasion in Terrebonne Parish which occurred in June. Breiun Folse (33, B/M) of 404 East Lafourche Street and Jennifer Truxillo (31, W/F) of 504 Hyland Drive were arrested at a Raceland apartment Thursday after the Sheriff&...

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Free Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for August 30-31


8/12/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host two FREE Hunter Safety Courses this summer for anyone ages 10 years or older. These two-day courses cover topics such as hunter responsibility and ethics, how firearms work and firearms safety, survival and first aid skills, firearm handling skills and hunting techniques, wildlife identification...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, August 13


8/11/2014 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, August 13. 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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Missouri Couple Charged in Two Recent Shooting Incidents


8/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a couple from Missouri faces charges of attempted murder and property damage following two shooting incidents which occurred this past week. Justin Rice (26, W/M) and Christina Higgins (35, W/F), both of Jefferson City, Missouri, were arrested on Tuesday in Golden Meadow.
 
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Arrest of Note: August 2, 2014


8/4/2014 by Brennan Matherne

MORRIS MITCHELL:
Just before 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, deputies on patrol in the Raceland area notice a vehicle traveling on Brocato Lane make a left turn onto Easy Street and another left turn onto Williams Street failing to use a turn signal at both turns. Deputies initiated a traffic stop and identified the driver as Morris Mitchell, and ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, August 6


8/2/2014 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, August 6. 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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