Public Safety

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Board committee to study school safety

The St. Martin School Board last week formed a special committee to examine campus security following the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school.
The action was taken during last week’s regular monthly meeting following a 50-minute executive (secret) session that also included discussions of termination of paraprofessionals and pending sales tax litigation.

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Melissa Ann Credeur

Sheriff: Woman says she was raped, but it was chatter that led to man’s death

An Opelousas woman said it was rape that caused her to kill a man, but it was discovered that she beat a man to death claiming he chattered too much, St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said in a news release.
Melissa Ann Credeur, 49, told detectives on Monday she was raped by her Uncle John Ray Gautreaux while she was sleeping at residence in the 100 block of Boudreaux Road, the report stted.
Credeur said Gautreaux fell asleep on top of her and she was trying to wake him up but he was not breathing, Guidroz stated.

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Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
March 14
05:40 Loud music in the 100 block of Prairie.
08:33 Lobby complaint about harassing.
09:00 Wreck on the LSUE parking lot.
09:13 Loud music in the 200 block of Child.
09:09 Ex-employee has been messing with mail in the 200 block of North 2nd.
09:18 Man sleeping at counter in Walmart and will not wake up.
09:35 Subject at Walmart is leaving and advised not to return.
11:28 Subject in wheelchair on Perchville Road has not returned home.

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Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
March 14
Dustin Johnson, 31, 100 block of East Ardoin, Eunice. Possession with intent to distribute Schedule 1 drug 28 grams or more, introduction to contraband in a penal facility and possession of marijuana 14 grams.
Euricka Hardy, 27, 1200 block of Clifford Avenue, Eunice. Bench warrant.

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Crime Stoppers seeks info sought about hit and run in Iota

The Iota Police Department is investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian that occurred in the 800 block of Simar Street at about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018.
The suspect vehicle was described as a silver, mid-size 4-door car with possible damage to the passenger side windshield from the impact. The driver was a white male with bald or closely cut hair. The victim was reported to have sustained minor injuries.


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