Public Safety

Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.

April 18
Jerry Vidrine, 30, 700 block of Tate street, Eunice. Bench warrant for Eunice City Court.
Brandon Deshotel, 23, 300 block of Rough Dean Me, Ville Platte. Bench warrant for Eunice City Court.
Marina Irene Harris, 52, 1600 block of West Dudley, Eunice. Probation violence.
Angela Rene Henry, 35, 400 block of Cotton Street, Eunice. Reckless operation of a vehicle, speeding, open container alcoholic beverage and driving under suspension.

Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
April 18
05:23 Female won’t leave property in the 100 block of East Ardoin.
06:52 Vehicle damaged in the 100 block of Bee.
07:35 Vehicle damaged int he 500 block of Bernice.
07:39 Vehicle damaged in the 600 block of Bernice.
07:57 Wreck at CC Duson and Maple.
11:15 En route to Eunice High to investigate child abuse report.
14:02 Woman under the influence at Champagne’s.
14:39 Young woman with flat tire at LSUE.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrests

The following are arrests reported by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.

April 19
Rhachelle Jane Leger, 27, 200 block of Chenault Road, Eunice. Domestic abuse with strangulation/child endangerment.
Courtney Martin, 32, 1000 block of St. Charles Street, Lafayette. Three counts of distribution of schedule II drugs.
Gaylin Jarod Tezeno, 32, 800 block of Bolden Road, Palmetto. Distribution of schedule II drugs.

A vehicle at Don Shetler Buick Chevrolet with its wheels and tires removed. (Submitted photo)

Information sought in Crowley dealership theft

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs help to solve a felony theft case which occurred at Don Shetler Buick Chevrolet located in the 19000 block of the Crowley Eunice Highway in Crowley.
Crowley Police Department investigators said 17 sets of tires and rims were taken from various vehicles on the car lot. Vehicles which were targeted were 2017 and 2018 Chevrolet model vehicles.
The suspects in this crime are believed to have used a large trailer due to the amount of tires and rims taken in this theft.
The crime occurred between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. on March 21.

Eunice Police are to receive five new Chevrolet Tahoe patrol units within the next five months after the Eunice Board of Aldermen approved a lease-purchase agreement at its April 10 meeting. The photo show two of the newer units in service — a Chevrolet Caprice and Ford Explorer. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Police to get 5 new patrol vehicles

Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot was given the green light by aldermen to lease-purchase five Chevrolet Tahoe police units.
It’s the third time since Fontenot has been police chief that the city has approved a lease-purchase agreement for patrol vehicles.
The Board voted on April 10 to approve the purchase.
The five Tahoes will cost about $65,000 a year. Like the other lease-purchases, at the end of three years the city buys the units for $1 each.

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