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St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrests

The following are arrests reported by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Aug. 31
Richard Clay Landry Jr., 18, 5200 block of Rue Maria, Alexandria. DWI 1st offense, driving roadway / laned traffic, texting while driving, open container, license must be on person during operation. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.
Joseph Reed Sr., 45, 100 block of South Virginia Street, Opelousas. Fail to display license plate, first possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia. Arrested by Louisiana State Police.

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Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
Aug. 30
05:24 911 call about female falling out of a tree stand at Eula and West Magnolia.
05:31 Loud music at Juanita and B&B.
07:10 Caller saw a group of guys running into a residence with guns in the 800 block of South Beulah.
08:19 Male at at North 12th and Magnolia trying to sell tobacco products.
12:11 Complaint about three little dogs tied up at library in sun with no water.
12:25 Man threw something in yard in the 300 block of Reed and left.

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Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
Aug. 30
Angela Rene Henry, 35, 700 block of Third Street, Mamou. Warrant.
Juvenile, 16, Eunice. Disturbing the peace.
Juvenile, 14, Eunice. Disturbing the peace.
Demondre Desmond Terry, 21, 400 block of Jelks Street, Eunice. Probation violation.
Kenneth Mire, 49, 400 block of South Street, Eunice. Simple criminal damage to property and theft less than $1,000.

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A two-vehicle crash at La. 98 and MCain Road in Acadia Parish after 8 a.m. Thursday left two people dead. (Photo by Steve Bandy/Crowley Post-Signal)

Acadia Parish crash claims 2 lives

A two-vehicle crash resulted in two men suffering fatal injuries on La. 3070 (McCain Road) at La. 98 in Acadia Parish shortly before 7:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police Troop I.
Police identified the victms as 40-year-old Carlos Lazo of Duson and 28-year-old Luis Estrada of Scott.
The preliminary investigation by State Police revealed that

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Trio arrested in Acadia Parish

Three people were arrested after Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators executed a search warrant in the 7200 block of the Church Point Highway in Branch on Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff KP Gibson stated in a news release, “The search was in regards to an open investigation of stolen property. The search led to the recovery of a stolen Harley Davidson motorcycle, illegal firearms and illegal drugs.”
Deputies recovered a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle, several firearms with one being a sawed off shotgun and 15 grams of methamphetamine.
Arrested were:


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