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Tips sought about stolen ATV

St. Landry Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a theft of an ATV in the Eunice area.
The lead investigator is Detective Marcus Bergeron of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office
According to a news release from Maj. Eddie Thibodeaux of Crime Stoppers, on May 1, a residence on Soileau Road reported that his 2014 John Deere Gator was stolen.
The owner stated that he parked the side by side ATV in his workshop on April 30 at around 7:30 p.m. then returned the next day at 9 a.m. and noticed it was missing.

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Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excepts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
June 15
07:28 Loud music around Armide Street.
08:18 Possible break-in in the 700 block of South 5th.
09:25 Man in the 500 block of Sharon said his ex-wife is harassing him and his girlfriend.
09:43 TV stolen from Church of God and Christ in he 200 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.
10:54 Wreck at U.S. 190 and Jake.
11:56 Low hanging power line snagged by garbage truck on Fruge Street.
12:01 Damage to property a 8th and U.S. 190. Iron gate.

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Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
June 15
Lynn Landreneau, 44, 1300 block of Faris Avenue, Eunice. Bench warrant for running a stop sign and speeding 25 mph zone over 20 mph.
Mark Anthony Johnson, 37, 100 block of North 8th Street, Eunice. Theft of a barbecue pit.
Cannan Jones, 26, 400 block of East Laurel Avenue, Eunice. Bench warrant.
Kimberly Landreneau, 39, 1300 block of Faris Avenue, Eunice. Issuing worthless checks.

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Police changing patrols in response to shootings

Eunice Police are changing their patrol organization from four 12-hour shifts to six shifts with the additional shifts focused on high-crime times, Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said.
Fontenot, speaking to the Tuesday meeting of the Eunice Board of Aldermen, said there would be fewer officers working during slower periods.
After a community meeting on June 7, police are also considering bicycle and foot patrols, he said.
The St. Landry Parish sheriff is augmenting patrols in Eunice, he said.

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Eunice, LA 70535
Phone: 337-457-3061
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