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Chief Martin L. McLendon

Opelousas Police Department

Office: 337-948-2513 Ext. 121

Mobile: 337-418-8086

Fax: 337-942-5346


A second suspect has been taken into custody in reference to the February 2022 homicide of Mr. Corey Rosette Jr. who was found deceased from gunshot injuries in his home on February 14, 2022. On this morning Lenny Bruce age: 19 of 127 Mayhaw St. Deridder, La. was taken into custody in Leesville, La. Several agencies assisted in Mr. Bruce’s apprehension, including the Deridder Police Dept., Leesville Police Dept., Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s office. Lenny Bruce was transported back to Opelousas, La. and will be booked into the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office for the following charges: Armed Robbery, 1St Degree Murder, and Illegal carrying of a firearm. The Opelousas Police Department would like to thank all the Law enforcement agencies that assisted in brining the perpetrators of this heinous crime in to face justice for the victim as well as his loved ones. We would also like to thank the citizens who support law enforcement by providing valuable information that allow officers to effect these arrest and make our community safer.

Opelousas Police ask anyone with any information related to any criminal activity to  contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous.