Public Safety

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Basile Police receive grant

Basile received a $47,000 grant to help purchase public safety equipment and maintenance equipment.
The USDA Rural Development grant was announced by U.S. Sen. John Kennedy.
The grant will be used to acquire six bulletproof vests, six body cameras and four portable radios for law enforcement in Basile. Basile received another $49,700 grant to purchase two police patrol cars that are better equipped to navigate the town’s gravel roads.

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Duo suspected in string of vehicle burglaries

Two Lafayette Parish men are charged in more than a dozen vehicle burglaries that occurred on on the St. Landry Parish, Lafayette Parish line.
Jade Romero, 20, of the 400 block of Louveteau Road, Carencro, and Chase Mier, 18, of the 200 block of High Meadows, Lafayette, were charged with 14 counts of simple burglary and one count of theft of a firearm, according to St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz in a news release.
The case opened on Aug. 23 when detectives investigated a vehicle burglary on La. 93 near the parish line.

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St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrests

The following are arrests reported by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
August 30
Anthony Paul Comeaux, 33, 100 block of Wisteria Drive, Lafayette. Possession with intent to distribute schedule II CDS, possession with intent to distribute schedule I CDS, possession with intent to distribute schedule IV CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia, transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses. Arrested by St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
August 29
06:08 Theft and remove subject from location in the 400 block of North East.
07:24 Disturbance in the 400 block of North East Street. Sone threw mother on the floor and calling his girlfriend to go fight the mother.
07:31 Theft at 930 College Road. Wastewater plant break-in.
09:17 Wreck at La. 13 and Maple.
10:01 Shoplifting at Walmart.
10:55 Loitering at Brownie’s.
11:42 Shots fired in the Juanita area.

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Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
August 29
06:08 Theft and remove subject from location in the 400 block of North East.
07:24 Disturbance in the 400 block of North East Street. Sone threw mother on the floor and calling his girlfriend to go fight the mother.
07:31 Theft at 930 College Road. Wastewater plant break-in.
09:17 Wreck at La. 13 and Maple.
10:01 Shoplifting at Walmart.
10:55 Loitering at Brownie’s.
11:42 Shots fired in the Juanita area.

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Eunice Today

465 Aymond St.
Eunice, LA 70535
Phone: 337-457-3061
Fax: 337-457-3122