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Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
June 28
Dashhila Ellis, 20, 500 block of East Maple Avenue, Eunice. serving time.
Juvenile, 15, Eunice. Possession of stolen things.
Deonte Lee Daigle, 22, 500 block of South 6th Street, Eunice. Warrant for possession of marijuana.
Brock Savoy, 30, 1400 block of Arkansas Street, Lake Charles. Domestic abuse battery.

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Jermaine Dwayne Doucet Jr.

Opelousas man charged with cruelty to retired race horse

A retired race horse, “Dr. Drip,” was euthanized after being found malnourished to the point its rib bones were easily observed, according to St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.
And the horse’s owner, Jermaine Dwayne Doucet Jr., 18, of Opelousas, has been charged with cruelty to animals.
St. Landry Parish Animal Control notified the sheriff’s office on June 20 about the horse.
An anonymous source told Animal Control that a horse was severely malnourished. Detectives drove to the land and assisted Animal Control in locating the horse.

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Stephen Waguespack

Partisanship is a bipartisan problem

For generations, Americans have peacefully disagreed amongst themselves about the direction of the country. At times, fights have escalated over some of those disagreements. Thankfully though, our commonalities with our fellow countrymen have usually overruled many of our differences, bringing us back together, in the end, to rally around the greater good of our country.

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Acadia Parish Sheriff announces drug arrests

Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson announced 10 drug arrests. They are:
Jacob Ritter, 18, Evangeline. Citation for simple possession of marijuana.
Luke James Mire, 17, Egan. Illegal carry of weapon with controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
Alexis M. Istre, 23, Crowley. Possession of marijuana.
Joshua Maynard, 34, Egan. Distribution of crystal methamphetamine.
Kisha Hayes, 39, Egan. Distribution of crystal methamphetamine.
Joseph Dixon, 34, Rayne. Possession of cocaine.


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