Public Safety

Tara Taylor Richard

Substitute teacher arrested for having sex with juveniles

A 38-year-old substitute teacher has been charged with having sexual relations with a two males, ages 15 and 16, according to a news release from St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.
Tara Taylor Richard, of the 700 block of Oscar Rivette Road, Arnaudville, has been charged with four counts of felony carnal knowledge and one count of oral sexual battery, Guidroz reported.
The investigation began on Oct. 26.
Reports indicated that Richard was a substitute teacher at the time of the sexual encounter. The sexual acts did not occur on school property, Guidroz stated.

Chasitty Mullins

John Mullins

Couple arrested in abuse case

A Rayne couple, John and Chasitty Mullins, were arrested by Acadia Parish Sheriff’s deputies after an investigation into a report of elderly abuse, according to a news release from Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson.
The investigation revealed that a caregiver used physical abuse against a 75-year-old female who suffers from dementia. 
Chasitty Mullins, 48, was charged with cruelty to the infirmed and bond was set at $75,000. John Mullins, 55, was charged with accessory after the fact of cruelty of the infirmed with bond at $10,000.

Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
Dec. 6
08:54 Wreck at True Value.
10:59 Lobby complaint about stolen bike.
11:06 Counterfeit money at Shell on Laurel.
11:15 Officer requested at Popeye’s regarding theft.
11:30 Lobby complaint about bad checks.
12:28 911 advised a female in the 700 block of North 2nd was beaten bey a male subject who is no longer on the scene.
14:33 911 advised a teacher passed out at Eunice Junior High.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrests

The following are arrests reported by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Dec. 4
Ericka Dashira Hunt, 26, 500 block of Wayne Street, Opelousas. Failure to return leased movable. Arrested by St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department.
Jyquinci Dyshante Chambers, 28, 1800 block of Royal Street, Opelousas. Bench warrant (two counts), speeding, possession of suspended drivers license, possession of schedule I CDS, improper display of license plate, expired license plate. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.


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