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Deputies Seize over $17,000 in Cash and Narcotics after Man Attempts to Flee from Traffic Stop


10/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a Vacherie man after he dumped several bags of narcotics while fleeing from a traffic stop on Thursday. Blair Michael Dumas (32, B/M) faces multiple charges after deputies recovered over $17,000 in drugs and cash following his arrest.
 
At around 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 30,...

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Deputies Discover Over $2,000 of Marijuana during Seat Belt Checkpoint


10/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported deputies discovered over $2,000 in high-grade marijuana during a seat belt checkpoint in Bayou Blue on Wednesday. Vahn Butler (24, B/M) of Houma and Tonia Parfait (24, W/F) of Bayou Blue were arrested after deputies found over 100 grams of marijuana, as well as other drugs and a loaded firearm.
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Deputies Locate Missing Raceland Man


10/30/2014 by Brennan Matherne

11am UPDATE: Danial Rose has been located. 

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Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in locating 70-year-old Danial Rose of 510 Triple Oaks Drive in Raceland. Rose has been missing since around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Patrol deputies and detectives began searching for Rose on ...

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Free Hunter Education Classroom Course Slated for November 22-23


10/28/2014 by Brennan Matherne

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a FREE Hunter Safety Course on November 22-23 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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Four Arrested on Drug Charges at a Galliano Motel


10/28/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced four people were arrested after deputies discovered drugs at a Galliano motel room. Deputies arrested Dodie Bourg (37, W/F), Toni Orgeron (31, W/F), and Darwin Vizier (40, W/M), all of Galliano, and Danielle Hebert (46, W/F) of Cut Off were arrested early Saturday morning following a search of the ...

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Sheriff Webre Announces Changes to Blue Light Special Patrol and Offers Tips for a Safe Halloween


10/27/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the annual Blue Light Special patrol will be altered so that deputies will remain on patrol on Halloween night as long as necessary to ensure the safety of residents. On Friday, October 31, every deputy assigned a Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office vehicle will patrol the streets of local ...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, October 29


10/26/2014 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, October 29. 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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Arrests of Note: October 23, 2014


10/24/2014 by Brennan Matherne

TRAY HOWARD:
At around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, deputies traveling along LA Highway 308 in Raceland attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the driver of a pickup truck, but the driver refused to stop, continuing along LA 308 and increasing speed. Eventually, the truck turned onto LA Highway 182 and came to a stop around the 200 block of ...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, October 22


10/19/2014 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, October 22. 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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Results from Multiple Checkpoints Announced


10/17/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Sheriff Craig Webre announced the results from seat belt checkpoints held on Wednesday and Thursday, as well as a DWI checkpoint held Thursday night. Deputies reported one arrest and more than two dozen violations during the checkpoints through which a total of 1,200 vehicles passed.
 
On Thursday, October 16, deputies began conducting a seat ...

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21-Year-Old Raceland Man Arrested for Having Sex with a Teenager


10/16/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a 21-year-old Raceland man wanted for allegedly having sex with a minor. James Brown (21, B/M) was arrested on Wednesday on outstanding warrants for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and two counts of contempt of court.
 
In late September, the parents of a Raceland teenager ...

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Man Wanted For Threatening To Blow Up a Thibodaux Business Arrested with 40 Pills and a Firearm


10/14/2014 by Brennan Matherne

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced a Houma man wanted for threatening to blow up a wireless phone customer service center was arrested in Thibodaux on Monday. Monty Savoy (57, W/M) also faces additional charges after he was found with 40 pills and a firearm in his possession.
 
According to Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii,...

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Multiple Checkpoints to be Held This Week in Lafourche Parish


10/12/2014 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, October 15 in Lafourche Parish. Deputies will conduct another seat belt checkpoint during the evening hours of Thursday, October 16, followed by a

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Two Cars Seized from Drug Dealers in Lafourche Will Be Used to Promote Drug Resistance Education


10/8/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two cars seized from drug dealers in 2012 will be utilized to promote awareness of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program. A black 2007 Lincoln MKZ and a white 2008 Cadillac CTS will bearing colorful graphics will be utilized to promote the D.A.R.E. program in addition to the ...

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20 Lifesaving Medals Presented at the 2014 Lafourche Pride Awards


10/7/2014 by Brennan Matherne


Group honored for their response to the December 26, 2013 shooting incidents.

Twenty individuals who saved a life in the past year were honored at the 2014 Lafourche Pride Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 4, in Thibodaux. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office employees and local citizens were honored for feats of bravery, exceptional work, ...

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