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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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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, November 19


11/15/2014 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, November 19. 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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Free Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for December 13-14


11/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a FREE Hunter Safety Course on December 13-14 for anyone ages 10 years or older. This 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 ...

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Family Returns Home to Find Pet Dog Shot, Deceased


11/13/2014 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 a Thibodaux family’s pet dog while they were away for the weekend.
 
On Monday, November 10, deputies responded to a residence in the 300 block of Cedar Tree Drive after learning...

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Vacherie Man Charged with Child Cruelty after Toddler Suffers Broken Nose


11/10/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Vacherie man following an incident which left a toddler with a broken nose. Lance Michael Cortez (22, W/M) admitted to using force on the child who was also left with facial bruising in the incident.
 
During the late night hours of Thursday, November 6, deputies responded to ...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, November 12


11/10/2014 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, November 12. 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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Hunter Education Field Day Slated for the Evening of December 9


11/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a FREE Hunter Education Field Day on the evening of Tuesday, December 9. The Field Day will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the LPSO Shooting Range located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. 

The “Field Day” is designed for those taking the...

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Utility Trailer Stolen from Galliano Business


11/7/2014 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 utility trailer from a Galliano business overnight on Wednesday night.

On the morning of Thursday, November 6, deputies responded to a Galliano business’ mechanical shop, located

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Arrests of Note: November 3, 2014


11/4/2014 by Brennan Matherne

JASON NUNNALLY:
At around 8:45 a.m. on Monday, November 3, deputies traveling northbound on LA Highway 1 in Raceland observed a car being driven recklessly. At one point, the car nearly struck a school bus traveling in an adjacent lane. Deputies initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Jason Nunnally (35, W/M) of ...

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Toy Shipment Lost in Storage Unit Fire at Cut Off Department Store


11/3/2014 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 setting fire to a storage trailer containing a shipment of toys for a Cut Off department store.
 
At around 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, November 1, deputies responded to the Walmart Supercenter ...

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Sheriff Webre Encourages Citizens to Create a Smart911 Safety Profile


11/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is reminding citizens about a free, enhanced emergency service which can assist first responders during an emergency. The Smart911 system allows citizens to create a safety profile for their household which can include any information they may want 9-1-1 call-takers and first responders to have in the event of ...

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Concealed Handgun Training Course Scheduled for December 28


11/3/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Sunday, December 28 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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