Kinder Woman Arrested in Allen Parish for 27 Grams of Methamphetamine
Allen Parish, La - On February 16, 2024, Narcotics and Detective Agents with the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant in the 1300 block of 2nd Avenue, Kinder La 70648. As a result of the search warrant, Aldyth Haley Moreau was arrested for approximately 27.2 grams of Methamphetamine...
Jeff Davis Parish School Board votes against 4-day school week
JENNINGS, La. (KPLC) - The Jeff Davis Parish School Board voted against a four-day school week at tonight’s board meeting. Back in March of last year, a member of the school board introduced the discussion of a four-day school week. That meeting ended with the board recommending a parent and teacher survey to see if that was something they should look into.
Sheriff’s Office: High-speed chase ends in gunfire
An investigation is continuing after a Lafayette man allegedly fired shots at police officers as he attempted to flee following a vehicle pursuit that began with an attempted traffic stop in Elton and ended in Kinder after the suspect wrecked his vehicle. Blake Andrew Welborn, 36, is facing two counts of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated […]
One Person Arrested Following Pursuit in Kinder
Kinder, La - One person has been arrested following a pursuit that ended in Kinder according to the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office. According to a statement from Sheriff Doug Hebert, Elton Police attempted to make a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle overnight. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit began that ended in the Town of Kinder. During the course of the pursuit, the suspect allegedly exited the vehicle with what police say was a shotgun, and fired at officers. Officers then returned fire at the suspect.
Cadet at correctional center accused of inappropriate contact with inmate
A cadet at the Allen Parish Correctional Center was arrested on Wednesday for malfeasance in office. Macy Elizabeth Vincent, 27, of Eunice was booked into the Allen Parish Jail on charges of malfeasance in office for allegedly having inappropriate contact with an inmate. Bond has been set at $25,000. A prison and sheriff’s office investigation […]
Child dies in ATV crash
Acadia Sheriff's deputies are investigating the crash, which happened Wednesday evening; the child died at a local hospital.
Eunice man convicted of attempted second degree murder of 14-year-old
ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY) – The Eunice man arrested in California for a Eunice shooting in May of 2022 has been convicted. According to St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre, Xavier Watson was convicted of attempted second degree murder after an hour of deliberation by a St. Landry Parish jury.
Louisiana School Board to Vote on 4-Day Week for 2024-25 School Year
Jennings, LA (KPEL News) - The Jeff Davis Parish School Board could vote Thursday, February 22, on whether to join at least 10 other Louisiana school districts in Louisiana in implementing a 4-day hybrid school week. That configuration would implement 8 five-day school weeks during the year, with the remainder being 4-day weeks, so the calendar includes the state-required mandate for instructional time.
Narcotics Arrest- Aldyth Haley Moreau
On February 16, 2024, Narcotics and Detective Agents with the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 1309 2nd Avenue, Kinder La 70648. As a result of the search warrant, Aldyth Haley Moreau was arrested for approximately 27.2 grams of Methamphetamine (Meth), Possession of 3 LSD stamps, and drug paraphernalia. She was booked into the Allen Parish Detention Center where she is being held.
Daycare owner in Jennings arrested for felony theft
A daycare owner in Jennings has been arrested for felony theft after misappropriating school board funds, the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.
Arrest made in deadly home invasion
One man died after he was shot during a home invasion that happened back in November, in Church Point.
Authorities ask for public’s help in search for burglary suspects
CALCASIEU PARISH, La. (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of burglaries they believe to be connected throughout Calcasieu Parish, and are still searching for two suspects. According to Kayla Vincent, spokeswoman for CPSO, their investigations revealed numerous similarities in 16 burglaries from December 2022...
EHS and EMS Schools Offer Grief Counseling in Wake of Local Student's Tragic Death
The EHS and EMS schools are dealing with the unfortunate death of high school student, Jett Johnson, in a car accident. The school administration has offered condolences to Jett's family and friends, recognizing his positive influence on the school. In response, the school has put in place measures to assist staff and students during this grieving period.
LSU Eunice baseball signee fighting after paralysis with help from Dylan Crews, Tommy White
In the first days after a bullet passed through his neck, Kole Hebert woke up after a surgery. The nurse tending to him in the intensive care unit at Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge asked if he knew where he was. Hebert responded that he did, and then he asked her a question.
Jennings police searching for stolen skid steer
JENNINGS, La. (KPLC) - The Jennings Police Department is searching for a skid steer that was reported stolen. Officers say a 2022 Kubota Skid Steer with pallet forks was stolen from 3346 N. Frontage Road sometime between Saturday, Feb. 17, and Monday, Feb. 19. The owner says there was a sticker on both sides of the equipment and forks for Bing Bishop Construction Co.
Animal rescuer arrested in Acadia Parish after dog adoption dispute
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A founder and director of a Crowley-based animal rescue organization says she was arrested for not returning a German Shepard to its alleged owners. Jamie Amie is the director and founder of Precious Paw Prints Animal Rescues, an organization that fosters animals in south Louisiana.
Port Barre woman arrested in connection with Mamou stabbing on Mardi Gras
MAMOU, La. (KADN) — A Port Barre woman wanted in connection with a stabbing in Mamou on Tuesday, Feb. 13, has been arrested. Deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office said Kelsey Mallet, 25, of Port Barre, turned herself in to them on Sunday, Feb. 18. She was booked on a hold for the Mamou Police Department.
Tigers breeze past Elizabeth in playoff win
Simsboro came out clicking on all cylinders as the ninth-seeded Tigers raced away early to earn a 76-51 win over 24th seed Elizabeth in first-round action of the Division Nonselect School boys basketball playoffs Thursday night at the SHS gym. Jakaleb Modest sent the Tigers roaring out of the gates,...
Stolen ATV is recovered
On 2-12-24, Detectives of the Criminal Investigation Division with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office was contacted by the CID Commander and advised that a St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Detective contacted the Patrol Seargent with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office and advised him that a confidential informant had told him that a four-wheeler stolen in St. Landry Parish was in Evangeline Parish and at a residence on the Chatagnier road and he would like Deputies to go and try to find it.
SWLA Arrest Report - Feb. 20, 2024
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for February 20, 2024. Terrell Deon Fontenot, 43, Lake Charles: Possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted of felonies. Sandy Dawn Breaux, 33, Iowa: Possession of marijuana; possession of a Schedule II drug; use of a Schedule drug...