Former mayor and postmaster Warren Pierrotti died at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice on July 21, 2014 at 9:16 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou. Rite of Committal will follow in the New St.
There is quite a bit of irony in the ruling by an interim 27th Judicial District judge throwing out charges against an accused kidnapper because, the judge ruled, the DA’s Office took too long to make its case. The judge is Marion Davies, who sits in the Division B seat held by Ellis Daigle of Eunice until Daigle retired in February.
NEW ORLEANS – First there was a LSU Golden Girl in the family. Now the Heinen family can add the New Orleans Saintsation to their photo wall. Elizabeth, the 19-year- old daughter of Dr. Monty and Tiffani Heinen has been selected as a member of the 2014 New Orleans dance and cheer team.

Arrests

March 17
Rapheus Trashawn Joseph, 36, 440 North Cain Street; money warrant.
Cody Patrick Porche, 32, 800 North Third Street; Possession of schedule two narcotics, possession of schedule three narcotics, possession of schedule four narcotics, violation of CDS law, possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of illegal use of CDS in presence of a minor.

Radio Logs

Monday, March 17
1029 Traffic crash reported in the area of Nelly and West Laurel Avenue.
1508 Suspicious person reported in an unknown area; resulted in arrest.
1719 Shoplifting reported at Walmart.
1805 Vehicle in ditch reported in the area of Samuel and Magnolia.

St. Landry arrests

March 17
Joseph Curtis Lazare, age 32, 143 Chachere Rd., Apt. 19, Church Point, LA, bench warrant, simple battery involving domestic violence.
Galvis Ardoin, Jr., age 38, 1050 N. Forester Dr., Baton Rouge, LA, simple burglary, theft.
Mark Dwayne Richard, age 51, 722 Hwy. 31, Arnaudville, La, simple battery involving domestic violence.
Joshua Eugene Tyler, age 23, 5868 Hwy. 68, Jackson, La, theft.
Elton Williams, age 59, 1097 King Blvd., Ville Platte, LA, driving while intoxicated – 1st offense, driving left of center, open container.

Radio Logs

Friday, March 14
0957 Subject needs police officer in the 2000 block of West Laurel.
1023 Theft reported at Bengal Village.
1215 Traffic crash reported on LSUE Drive.
1340 Theft reported in the 200 block of Jennifer Street.
2020 Damage to property reported in the 800 block of North 3rd Street.
2111 Traffic stop reported in the area of Dulles and Vine Streets.
2326 Traffic stop reported in the area of Jelks and Childs; resulted in arrest.

Arrests

March 14
John Trevor Leger, 22, 1053 Majic Road, Ville Platte; Possession of marijuana, no brake lights.
Lee Esther Jackson, 27, 400 Macarthur; No brake lights, driving under suspension.
Markies Dontay Howard Leday, 23, 411 Ulyssess; Misrepresntation during booking, probation warrant for no driver’s license and burnt headlight.
Carnealas Guillory, 27, 210 Mill Street; Second degree kidnapping.
Jody Thomas, 35, 193 Devillier Road; Open container in vehicle, disturbing the peace.
Derrick Dupre, 29, 541 South MLK; Theft.

From the Files ... March 1942

From files of The Eunice News
March 1942

A home guard of one or two companies to organize a second line of defense against an invasion attempt is being formed here. Dr. H. Jenkins said the guard will drill regularly.

Norton Bergeron, who just completed four years in the US Navy, has enlisted in the Army. He is the son of Mrs. C.S. Bergeron.

2nd Lt. Henry Sabatier has been designated a naval aviator and assigned to duty with the aircraft squadrons of the US Marine Corps. He is the son of Eunice Sabatier.

Three vie for Eunice Police Chief election

Citizen Advisory Board member Mary Ellen Donatto welcomes Chief Ronald Dies to the board’s meeting to discuss views and issues with announced candidates for police chief in the Nov. 4 primary election. Left behind Donatto is candidate Randy Fontenot and right behind Dies is candidate Raymond “Bubba” Cole. At far end of table center is board member Douglas Bellard.

Council hears library tax presentation, moves on

Ward 2 City Council member Germaine Simpson invited members of the Library Coalition to discuss the impact of a parish-wide library system and a parish-wide library tax before the matter is put to a vote on the upcoming November ballot. Simpson said that she supported the creation of St. Landry Parish library system.

Arrests

March 13
Carnealas Ray Allen Guillory, 27, 210 Mill Street; Domestic abuse battery child endangerment, domestic abuse battery with strangulation, domestic abuse battery, disturbing the peace, aggravated criminal damage to property.
Crystal Crochet Longino, 34, 240 Mamie Street; No driver’s license on person, driving under suspension, speeding.

Paul Brown announces city judge candidacy

Paul Brown: City Judge candidate

Attorney Paul Brown has filed campaign committee organizational documents with the Secretary of State preparatory to running for Eunice city judge in November.
Brown has been considering a candidacy since incumbent Lynette Feucht made it known last year that she would not seek another term.
In addition to filing the initial required paperwork, Brown announced his candidacy at a breakfast with supporters, friends and family at Ruby’s on Friday morning.
He provided The Eunice News a formal statement about his candidacy.

St. Landry arrests

March 14
Jared Brice Reed, age 31, 344 Murphy Gaudet Rd., Port Barre, LA, second degree battery.

Tony Heath Vidrine, age 29, 3026 Hwy. 167, Opelousas, LA, introduction of contraband-penal institute, felon possession of firearm, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, probation violation, arrested by Probation and Parole.

Sonja James, age 38, 250 Garnet Dr., Opelousas, LA, aggravated assault.

Larry Fontenot, age 64, 392 Schexnayder Rd., Palmetto, LA., disturbing the peace.

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NEW ORLEANS – First there was a LSU Golden Girl in the family.
Now the Heinen family can add the New Orleans Saintsation to their photo wall.

Lifestyle

Jamie Elizabeth Guillory

Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Guillory of Lafayette are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Jamie Elizabeth Guillory, to Mr.

Obituaries

Former mayor and postmaster Warren Pierrotti died at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice on July 21, 2014 at 9:16 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.

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