The following arrests and/or citations were reported in St. Martin Parish from Monday, March 23, through Sunday, March 29.
Monday, March 23 GEHANT, Alexis, 19, 1000 block of Aldus Johnson Rd., Breaux Bridge; false or altered lottery tickets, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO). GUILLOT, Larry, 53, 2100 block of Atchafalaya River Hwy, Breaux Bridge; violation of protective order (SMSO).
Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday arrested Earl Etienne Sr., 49, without incident at his residence on Russo Milazzo Road. Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional on suspicion of felony aggravated battery.

St. Martin Parish arests from Monday, March 23, through Thursday, March 26.

Monday, March 23
GEHANT, Alexis, 19, 1000 block of Aldus Johnson Rd., Breaux Bridge; false or altered lottery tickets, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
GUILLOT, Larry, 53, 2100 block of Atchafalaya River Hwy, Breaux Bridge; violation of protective order (SMSO).

SECOND ARREST MADE IN CONNECTION WITH tractor theft

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office made a second arrest Wednesday, March 25, in connection with the theft of the tractor from a structure on private property earlier this month.

Arrest made in theft of tractor

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office on Monday arrested Gage Patin, 24, of Breaux Bridge, in the theft of a tractor reported stolen from a structure on private property in St. Martin Parish on March 14.
The tractor was later recovered in rural St. Martin Parish on March 20.

TWO MEN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE NARCOTICS CHARGES

On the evening of March 19th, narcotic agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in the 3000 block of Grand Pointe Hwy in Henderson, resulting in the arrest of Terrance Senegal 26, Arnaudville, and Abrum Fontenette, 27, Breaux Bridge.

INFORMATION SOUGHT AS TO THE WHEREABOUTS OF WOMAN WANTED ON TWO OUTSTANDING WARRANTS

Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Hailey Angelle, 33, who may be residing in the Breaux Bridge or the Lafayette area and may be driving a Gray Dodge Charger.
She is wanted on the following outstanding warrants:
Warrant #1: 1 Count of Simple Battery of the Infirm

Acadian Memorial Festival Cancelled due to weather

Organizers of the Acadian Memorial Heritage Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès announced its cancellation Saturday, March 21, due to a forecast of an 80 to 100 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms on Saturday.

One Acadiana holds inaugural banquet

David Callecod of Lafayette General Hospitial is the CEO Advisory to the Council of One Acadian. He speaks to the nearly 1,000 people who attended last week's banquet.

One Acadiana recently brought together nearly 700 business and community leaders from across the nine-parish region at its inaugural Regional Celebration. The evening highlighted One Acadiana's transformation into a regional economic development organization and celebrated the organization's recent success and future plans.

WARNING: SOMEONE POSING AS A SHERIFF'S DEPUTY OVER THE PHONE

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday received a report of a male subject with a foreign accent posing as an SMSO deputy who called a resident of the parish seeking personal information regarding a member of their household. When the caller declined to give the information, the caller became irate.

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Sports

A new uber marathon for paddlers, the 410 de Louisiane, is set to start in Shreveport Sunday, Sept. 27, and end in Berwick on the Atchafalaya River Sunday, Oct. 4.

Lifestyle

Nathan Stanley’s album is absolutely loaded with great music. The project is appropriately titled, as the Virginia native is the grandson of bluegrass legend, Dr. Ralph Stanley.

Obituaries

Funeral services were conducted for Mrs. Madeline Champagne Blanchet, 75, at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015, at Evangeline Funeral Home with Andrew Champagne officiating.

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