Closing statements in a 2016 double murder case that occurred in the Plaisance area, are expected to be delivered by prosecutors and defense attorneys before a trial jury Wednesday morning in Opelousas.
January 31, 2023 Arrest Report
Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz says, “Ask yourself, ‘What should I do when stopped during a traffic encounter by a law-enforcement officer? “What must I do during and after the traffic encounter? What should I not do during the traffic encounter?”
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On January 28, 2023 deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting complaint near the 200 block of Halfway House Road in the Arnaudville area.”
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On January 27, 2023 Crystal Bell-Edmond called 911 stating she shot her boyfriend in the back and they were at 2884 Highway 167 Apt. #D, in Opelousas.”
Missing juvenile Jauan Winbush has been located and is currently with family members.
January 28 – 30, 2023 Arrest Report
Opelousas Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 16 Year-Old Jauan Winbush of Opelousas.
At about 12:30 P.M. today (January 27, 2023) the victim of the January 16, 2023 passed away from injuries sustained in the shooting. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ms. Kiare Vallian who was 29 years old.
Previously in the series we discussed the definition of workplace violence, groups at threat, and ways to spot workplace violence.
January 27, 2023 Arrest Report
Be on the lookout for a 31-year-old Raymond Latrelle Howard, who escaped from police custody at the St. Landry Parish 27th Judicial District Courthouse in Opelousas on January 26, 2023 at approximately 3:30 pm.
January 26, 2023 Arrest Report
January 25, 2023 Arrest Report
Opelousas Police have made an arrest in connection to (3) incidents where bombs threats were called into McAlister’s restaurant on 1.24.23 and (2) schools (Opelousas High & C.A.P.S.) on 1.25.23. in Opelousas. (Opelousas High & C.A.P.S.)
Police were on the scene of a crash involving a Louisiana State Police unit on I-49 in Grand Coteau yesterday afternoon.
January 24, 2023 Arrest Report
January 21 – 23, 2023 Arrest Report
Officers with the Opelousas Police Department made several arrests after investigating a stolen vehicle complaint.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On three (3) separate occasions, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of contracts between the victims and Tyler Anthony Carpenter, who is the owner of Diamond Garage Doors and Repairs in the Carencro area.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On July 14, 2022 the St. Landry Parish Juvenile Detectives were contacted regarding a toddler who was found unresponsive by her mother in the home, and was transferred to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
January 20, 2023 Arrest Report
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office (SLPSO) and the St. Landry Crime Stoppers are asking for assistance in identifying and locating two people involved in a burglary.
January 19, 2023 Arrest Report
January 18, 2023 Arrest Report
According to a report on KATC, TV 3 in Lafayette, a crash on Interstate 49 late Monday left a 17-year-old Washington girl dead, Louisiana State troopers say.
Opelousas High principal Del-Timoko Clark Dunbar was still escorting students from campus into awaiting vehicles late Tuesday afternoon following an afternoon school-wide lockdown and threat of violence that required a city police investigation and additional officers.
January 13 – 17, 2023 Arrest Report
Opelousas Police continue the investigation at the scene of a shooting that occurred in the 200 Blk. of Elementary Ln. just after 7:00 P.M. yesterday.
January 13, 2023 Arrest Report
January 12, 2023 Arrest Report
January 11, 2023 Arrest Report
The Opelousas Police Department has made several arrest regarding the January 4, 2023
shooting that occurred in the 1200 Blk. of Margie Place just after 8:00 PM.
January 10, 2023 – Arrest Report
From the Desk of Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz – Workplace Violence Part 2 of 4
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On January 8, 2023, narcotics detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation in St. Landry Parish. Detectives received information that an unknown male subject, driving a white SUV, would be delivering ecstasy pills to an unknown individual within the parish.”
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On December 15, 2022, narcotics detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted criminal patrol in St. Landry Parish. While on patrol, detectives attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a white Toyota Tundra.”
Newly-elected Opelousas Police Chief Graig LeBlanc spoke about opportunity and the weight of his leadership responsibility Sunday following a swearing-in ceremony at the Civic Center.
January 7 – 9, 2023 Arrest Report
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, “On December 14, 2022, narcotics detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted criminal patrol on Interstate 49 in St. Landry Parish. While on patrol, detectives came into contact with Johnathan Bourque.”