Public Safety

Inmate sentenced for Trump threats

U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced that Buddy Keith Myers, 24, originally from Simms, Texas, and an inmate at Allen Correctional Center in Kinder, Louisiana, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Robert R. Summerhays to serve three years and one month in federal prison for making threats against the President of the United States. Summerhays also ordered Myers to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrests

The following are arrests reported by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.
June 28
Elliot Durane Simms, 39, 200 block of Pine Avenue, Opelousas. Disturbing the peace, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Arrested by Opelousas Police.
Jacoby Deshawn Joubert, 28, 300 block of West Carriere Street, Washington. Aggravated cruelty to animals, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Arrested by Washington Police.

Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
June 27
04:35 Diesel stolen out of Borden trucks on Sittig.
06:53 Theft of electricity in the 100 block of Acadia.
07:59 Theft from house in the 2000 block of West Ash.
08:06 There is a weight in the middle of the road at West Laurel and 12th.
09:33 Subject hit the fence at Circle Park in hit and run.
09:43 Black Mercedes parked in front of Savoy Family Care possibly smoking drugs.
12:08 Ducks walking on East Vine.
12:29 Hit and run at Champagne’s.

Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
June 27
Tiffany Marie Colligan, 34, 1800 block of Dudley Street, Eunice. Theft less than $1,000.
Hannah Elizabeth Matte, 32, 1200 block of Bruce Street and 100 block of College Road, Eunice. Disturbing the peace and resisting an officer.
Albury Cortina, 24, 1800 block of Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Probation warrant.

Police: Man said he was robbed and shot -- turns out he asked for it

A man who reported he was robbed and shot in Eunice actually asked to become a victim, Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said.
On June 13 26-year-old Michael Rung told police he was shot in the chest during a robbery as he returned to his residence in the 200 block of Jelk at about 2 a.m.
According to the Fontenot, Rung said he was approached by a black male wearing a hoodie and dreds. The assailant, Rung told police, demanded everything he had and when he said he had nothing he was patted down and his wallet was taken.


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