Public Safety

St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers recognized

The St. Landry Crime Stoppers program has been awarded the 2018 Best Crime of the Week for both radio and print for the population 0 to 250,000 in the nation, according to St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.
Last year St. Landry Crime Stoppers won the 2017 Best TV and Radio Crime of the Week but was beat out for television this year by Crime Stoppers of Napperville, Illinois.
“The only other time Louisiana received awards was in 2014 and 2015 for population over 250,000 and was won by New Orleans Crime Stoppers and Greater New Orleans Crime Stoppers.” Guidroz said.   

Crowley Police seek tips in shooting

Crowley police are investigating a shooting which occurred in the 200 block of East 4th Street. 
Just before noon Nov. 10, police responded to First Baptist Church regarding to a shooting which occurred outside of the church during a funeral. The victim was shot multiple times and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. 
Crowley Police believe that there were two suspects on scene, however only one shot the victim. The suspects are described as black males, medium build wearing hoodie style sweatshirts. They fled the scene on foot. 

THE POST-SIGNAL / Steve Bandy
One man was injured in a shooting outside First Baptist Church of Crowley Saturday following the funerals of Brydon Kade “B.K.” Gray and his mother, Bernadette Richardson. Gray was killed in a shooting last weekend outside a residence in Crowley, Above, Police Chief Jimmy Broussard talks to witnesses outside the church. At right, police load Saturday’s victim into a cruiser before rushing him to Acadia General Hospital.

Shooting at funeral

A Crowley man was shot twice outside a local church following a funeral on Saturday.
Police Chief Jimmy Broussard said the victim, identified only as a white male, was shot twice, once in the arm and once in the chest, as he was exiting First Baptist Church of Crowley following the funerals of Brydon Kade “B.K.” Gray and Gray’s mother, Bernadette Richardson.

Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
Nov. 14
07:38 Trespassing in the 300 block of Ulysse.
09:51 Disturbance in the 500 block of Bernice.
10:58 One detained for shoplifting at Walmart.
13:03 Hit and run at Walmart parking lot.
13:06 Smoke coming from neighbor’s roof in the 1400 block of Yukon.
13:26 Lobby complaint about stolen debit card.
17:34 Manager at Bayou Gold said customer was robbed.
19:37 Officer requested in the 300 block of Ida regarding intoxicated son trying to leave.

Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
Nov. 13
Cresha Stevens, 42, 100 block of Shelton Loop, Eunice. Theft, contributing to the delinquency of juveniles and bench warrant.
Stephanie Marie Bertrand, 43, 1700 block of West Dudley Street, Eunice. Warrant.

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