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Ambulance wrecks into Bayou Lafourche; no injuries reported

No injuries were reported after an ambulance crashed into Bayou Lafourche in Larose on Saturday afternoon. Lafourche Parish Fire District 3 Chief Devin Dedon confirmed to The Gazette that all are OK after the driver of the emergency vehicle lost control, taking the ambulance into the bayou. Chief Dedon said...
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Napoleonville man shot, killed in downtown Houma area

On July 1, 2022 shortly before 6pm, Houma Police responded to the area of Main Street and Naquin Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, sitting in a vehicle near the intersection. He was pronounced dead on scene and later identified as Robert Mitchell-44 yrs old of Napoleonville.
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Man shot and killed in downtown Houma. Police seek tips.

A man was shot and killed during a fight Friday evening in downtown Houma, police said. Houma Police identified the victim as Robert Mitchell, 44, of Napoleonville. Officers responded to a call about the shooting just before 6 p.m. Friday near Main and Naquin streets, Houma Police said in a news release Saturday.
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Man shot multiple times, dies in Houma

HOUMA, La. — Houma Police are investigating a homicide that occurred just before 6 p.m. Friday. Officers were called to the intersection of Main and Naquin streets in reference to a shooting. Once there, they discovered a man who had been shot multiple times inside a vehicle. He was...
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Woman charged with murder in May shooting in Bayou Blue

A Bayou Blue woman has been charged with murder in a May 2022 shooting that killed a local man. Sheriff Craig Webre said that Crystal Ricker, 41, is charged with 2nd-degree murder in the shooting death of Brandon Bradley last month in Bayou Blue. Ricker was in a relationship with Bradley and authorities said she shot the man during a domestic argument.
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Current and former Louisiana jail inmates earn diplomas

Graduates’ caps and gowns replaced prison uniforms as 14 current and three former inmates at the Lafourche Parish jail received diplomas. Two graduated from college, one with a bachelor’s and the other with an associate’s degree. Fifteen others, including three former inmates, received their high school equivalency diplomas.
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Houma judge announces her retirement from State 1st Circuit Appeals Court at year’s end

Vanessa Guidry-Whipple, the first woman elected to Louisiana’s 1st Circuit Court of Appeal, will retire when her term ends on Dec. 31, the court announced Wednesday. Guidry-Whipple, a Bourg native, was elected to the court in 1990 and became its chief judge in 2013. She is the first woman to serve as the court’s chief judge. The appeals court handles appeals from 16 parishes, including Terrebonne and Lafourche.
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Houma police seek tips after man shot to death near Main Street intersection

HOUMA, La. (WVUE) - A fatal shooting Friday night (July 1) near a busy Main Street intersection has Houma police asking the public for tips to identify a killer. The department said officers responded shortly before 6 p.m. to reports of gunfire near the intersection of Main and Naquin streets. They arrived to find a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a vehicle.
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A Federal Court in Louisiana Has Sentenced a Georgia Man to 12 Years in Prison in Connection with Trafficking Methamphetamine

A Federal Court in Louisiana Has Sentenced a Georgia Man to 12 Years in Prison in Connection with Trafficking Methamphetamine. Louisiana – On June 29, 2022, Jonathan Johnson, age 32, a resident of Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced in a Federal Court in Louisiana, by U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk to one-hundred fifty months (12 years, 6 months) imprisonment, eight years of supervised release, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee after pleading guilty to a one-count indictment that charged him with possession with intent to distribute fifty grams or more of methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(A), announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.
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Houma police investigating shooting death of Napoleonville man

HOUMA, La. — Houma police are investigating the shooting death of a Napoleonville man that occurred Friday evening around 6 p.m. in the area of Main Street and Naquin Street. The victim, identified as 44-year-old Robert Mitchell, was found sitting in a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He...
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