Eunice Police

Chief: Car burglar wrecks

A Lafayette man faces several charges after pulling vehicle door handles escalated to a high-speed chase and a crash in Eunice on Monday morning.
Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said police were called at 7:15 a.m. about an attempted burglary at Walmart.
The call was about a man pulling on vehicle door handles.
“He did get into one vehicle,” Fontenot said.
When police arrived, the man got into a Mercury Marquis and fled east on U.S. 190 toward Eunice at speeds in excess of 70 mph.

Eunice Police dispatch radio logs

The following are excerpts from the Eunice Police Department radio dispatch logs.
Aug. 21
07:53 Gun shot heard in the 1200 block of Phillip and animal heard screaming.
07:53 Pit bull bit a female and male shot at it but is unknown if dog hit in the 1200 block of Gregg.
09:07 Kids accidentally locked in car.
12:36 Dog stolen in the 500 block of Juanita.
13:07 Dispute between owner and customer at J&L Food.
13:26 Stolen dog located in the 700 block of South 12th.
14:55 Female pulling on car doors near the Post Office.

Chief: Pulling on door handles escalagtes to high-speed chase, wreck, arrest

A Lafayette man faces several charges after pulling vehicle door handles escalated to a high-speed chase and a crash in Eunice Monday morning.
Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said police were called at 7:15 a.m. about an attempted burglary at Walmart.
The call was about a man pulling on door handles.
“He did get into one vehicle,,” Fontenot said.
When police arrived, the man got into a Mercury Marquis and fled east on U.S. 190 toward Eunice at speeds in excess of 70 mph.

Eunice Police arrests

The following are arrests by Eunice Police.
Aug. 20
Sebastian Brey Sonnier, 22, 1300 block of Pont des Mouton, Lafayette. Simple burglary, aggravated flight in a vehicle., illegal possession of stolen things valued $5,000 to $24,999, and two counts of negligent injuring, and two counts of attempted simple burglary.

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