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Cut Off Man Arrested For a Series of Crimes in South Lafourche


6/19/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Cut Off man is facing several charges following a series of crimes which began Tuesday evening. Joseph Chauvin (W/M, D.O.B. 05/27/86) of 108 West 100th Street was apprehended on Wednesday in a vehicle he had stolen earlier that morning.
 
At around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, deputies had ...

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LPSO Cracking Down on Criminal Behavior on Public Property


6/18/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre has issued a stern warning regarding reckless motor vehicle operation on public property, especially boat launches, following several incidents over the last few months.

“Driving recklessly on public property should be no one’s idea of a good time,” said Sheriff Webre. “It’s

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 18


6/16/2014 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, June 18. 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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Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period Continues Through June 30


6/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office and the State of Louisiana 17th Judicial District Court, is reminding citizens that the Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period is underway and continues through Monday, June 30. During the amnesty period, individuals with qualifying

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Two Fugitives Captured Following Standoff in Raceland


6/9/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a standoff with two Raceland fugitives ended peacefully on Monday after they surrendered to deputies following a two-and-a-half-hour standoff. The fugitives, Sareel Poindexter (B/M, D.O.B. 06/27/75) of 542 Ayo Street and Lisa Gregoire (W/F, D.O.B. 02/15/90) of 204 Sugar Street, each had multiple ...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 11


6/8/2014 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, June 11. 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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Maryland Fugitive Apprehended in Golden Meadow


6/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the arrest of a Maryland fugitive wanted for violating his parole. Ronald E. Flawd Jr. (W/M, D.O.B. 11/09/65) was taken into custody Friday evening in Golden Meadow.
 
Representatives with the State of Maryland Parole Commission contacted the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office on Friday, June ...

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UPDATE: Galliano Man Charged with Negligent Homicide in the Shooting Death of Larose Teenager


6/6/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a 19-year-old male has been charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old from Larose. Detectives say Neely Gardner (B/M, D.O.B. 08/24/94) of 176 Orange Street in Galliano has been charged with negligent homicide in the shooting death of Braxton Bourda (B/M, D.O.B. 09/02/98). Gardner confessed to his ...

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Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of a Male Teenager in Larose


6/5/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are currently investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old male from Larose. Detectives said 15-year-old Braxton Bourda (B/M, D.O.B. 09/02/98), a student at South Lafourche High School, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Free Hunter Education Classroom Courses Scheduled for the Summer


6/2/2014 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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Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period Set to Begin Monday, June 2


6/1/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office and the State of Louisiana 17th Judicial District Court, is reminding citizens about the start of the Warrant Amnesty Settlement Period on Monday, June 2. During the amnesty period, individuals with qualifying outstanding warrants will...

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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, June 4


5/31/2014 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 Wednesday, June 4. 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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Update: Suspect Identified, Warrants Issued in Purse Snatching Case


5/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives have identified a suspect wanted for stealing an elderly woman’s purse at a local department store last week. Detectives have obtained warrants for the arrest of Darnell Davis (B/M, D.O.B. 02/21/81) whose last known address is 513 Triple Oaks Street in Raceland.
 
At around 1:45 p...

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Public's Help Sought in Attempted Burglary of Larose Convenience Store


5/29/2014 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 an attempted burglary at a Larose convenience store.
 
Shortly after 11:45 p.m. on Monday, May 26, deputies responded to a burglar alarm at the Smoke ‘N’ Go convenience store ...

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Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office Now on Instagram


5/28/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the launch of the official Instagram profile for the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. Instagram is the latest social media outlet through which the Sheriff’s Office has launched an official profile, joining Facebook, Twitter and YouTube profiles which were launched in February 2013.
 
“We are ...

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