It resembled a parade review moment for the Opelousas Police Department Wednesday night as Chief Graig LeBlanc announced a series of promotions, retirements and resignations during the end of a monthly Board of Aldermen meeting.
A suspect has been arrested in reference to the Berdie St. Shooting that occurred on August 16, 2023.
On September 1, 2023 just before 3:30 P.M. officers with the Opelousas Department responded to a shooting at Al’s tires located in the 800Blk of S. Union St.
Janiaya Lafleur who was wanted by Opelousas Police for an April 14, 2023 shooting was taken into custody in an unrelated investigation in Point Coupee Parish.
According to Major Mark Guidry, the Opelousas Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating missing-runaway juvenile 14 year old Jada Curtis.
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The Opelousas Police Department is seeking to identify interstate criminal activity with the requested financial assistance from the Central St. Landry Economic District.
On July 16, 2023 just after 11:30 A.M. officers with the Opelousas Police Department responded to a disturbance in the 600 Blk. of Kim Dr.
Message from OPD Chief LeBlanc: It has recently come to the attention of our department that there are individuals that choose to send false and misleading information to members of the media.
Opelousas Police need the public’s assistance in locating missing-runaway juvenile 13 year old Elijiah Charles.
Opelousas Police need the public’s assistance in locating 67 year old John Redmond 6’2″ 235 lbs. Hair (Bald) of Opelousas.
Update: Opelousas Police have made an arrest in regards to the July 4th early morning shooting that left one man seriously injured.
Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just after 5:00 AM on today.
An arrest has been made in regards to the June 28, 2023 shooting that occurred in the rear of the North City Park. A 14 year old male was identified as the shooter and was taken into custody by Opelousas Police Investigators.
St. Landry parish government has agreed to provide Opelousas Police Chief Graig LeBlanc with an additional $100,000 in annual renewed funding that LeBlanc indicates will be used for departmental purchases.
Opelousas Police are investigating an apparent shooting incident in the rear of the North City Park in Opelousas.
On yesterday Detectives with the Opelousas Police Department arrested Jalon Breaux, age 18, Clarence Cormier Road, Opelousas, LA. for his involvement in the previously reported Armed Robbery during which the victim was physically assaulted at gunpoint before having his vehicle stolen.
On June 25, 2023 Opelousas Police investigated (2) separate calls for shots fired both occurring between 9:45 P.M and 10:00 P.M.
On June 19, 2023 just after 1:00 A.M. Officers with the Opelousas Police Department were called to investigate a robbery that occurred near a business in the 1100 Blk. of S. Union St.
Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just before 10:00 P.M. on June 16, 2023. The shooting occurred in the 1300 Blk. of Henry St.
An arrest has been made in the 5.31.23 shooting that occurred just before 7:30 P.M. near Cane & South Streets.
The person who was struck by gun fire in the area of South St. & Cane St. has been identified as 30 year old Kennie “Michigan” Belvin of Opelousas.
Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just before 7:30 P.M. near the intersection of South St. and Cane St. One adult male victim was injured during the shooting and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
In an interview for St. Landry Now, on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, Police Chief Graig Leblanc discussed violent crime in Opelousas and presented his plans for addressing this problem.
Opelousas have made an arrest in regards to an October 2022 shooting that happened in the 1300 Blk. of Gloston St.
Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just after 4:00 P.M. on Sunday in the 600 Blk of Kim Dr.
Opelousas Police have made an arrest in the March 27, 2023 homicide of 23 year old Roderick Aaron Jr. who was fatally shot near the intersection of Union & Franklin St.
Opelousas Police are currently on the scene of a shooting that resulted in the injury of one male victim.
Opelousas Police responded to an incident that occurred on Wednesday morning at about 9:40 A.M. at St. Landry Bank located at 132 E. Landry St.
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Yesterday at approximately 4:45 PM Opelousas Police were called to the area of Mama’s Fried Chicken in the 500 Blk. of E. Landry St. regarding shots fired in the area.
On March 29, 2023 at about 6:25 P.M. officers with the Opelousas Police Department responded to a call of a medical emergency in the 500 Blk. of Kim. Dr.
On March 29, 2023 Opelousas Police opened an internal investigation into allege officer misconduct while an officer was assigned to work in the capacity of a security officer at Opelousas High School.
On March 27, 2023 officers with the Opelousas Police Department investigated a battery complaint that was alleged to have occurred on or about March 24, 2023 between the hours of 4:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. in the city limits of Opelousas.
Opelousas Police are actively working a shooting that occurred just after 2:30 P.M. near the intersection of S. Union St. and Franklin St.
Opelousas Police are currently on the scene of a shooting that resulted in the death of one male victim. The shooting occurred at about 5:00 P.M. in the 800 blk of Jerome Lp. Officers have detained several persons of interest in connection to the investigation. The investigation is active and more details will be released as they become available.
Missing juvenile Jauan Winbush has been located and is currently with family members.
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.
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.)
Officers with the Opelousas Police Department made several arrests after investigating a stolen vehicle complaint.