Public Safety

Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
Oct. 25
09:32 Someone sleeping in shed in the 400 block of North East Street. Caller wants to know her rights.
10:09 Dog inside Walmart.
10:10 Officer at Eunice High about child abuse complaint.
10:15 Vehicle blocking alley on 2nd near Washington Bank.
10:57 Officer at East Elementary about parent exposing themselves.
12:36 Speaking with parents who keep exposing themselves at bus stop in the 400 block of North St. Joseph.


Local bail bondsman arrested on multiple charges

Local bail bondsman, James Bertrand, was arrested late Wednesday night on two counts of false imprisonment, false personation and criminal trespassing.
Bertrand’s charge of false imprisonment (armed) stems from an incident that occurred on Monday, September 24th, in Turkey Creek. Bertrand, who is also a private investigator and bounty hunter, has been accused of refusing to allow two Turkey Creek residents to leave their home.


Man arrested for stabbing Turkey Creek chief changes plea

On Monday, October 15th, Zachery Deville, who was arrested for stabbing Turkey Creek Police Chief, Glenn Leggett, appeared before 13th Judicial District Court Judge Gary Ortego to change his not guilty plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.
Months before the stabbing, Deville was serving a nine year sentence for simple burglary and simple criminal damage to property. He was released from jail November 2017. At the time of Deville’s release, his attorney Alex Chapman said, “My client reentered society not having received treatment for his mental illness.”


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Eunice, LA 70535
Phone: 337-457-3061
Fax: 337-457-3122