Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Jerel Lastrappe, 28, of St. Martinville, in connection with an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court. Lastrappe has been charged with possession of cocaine and second offense possession of marijuana.
Bernard, Dustin, 21, 1000 block of Earlene Dr., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO). Carmouche, Larry, 34, 1000 block of Ches Broussard Rd., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD).
[EDITOR’S NOTE: All of Acadiana was touched by the horrific shooting at the Lafayette movie theater last week, not only out of sympathy and outrage but in many cases because of connections, direct or extended, to the victims.

ST. MARTINVILLE MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANT

Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Jerel Lastrappe, 28, of St. Martinville, in connection with an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court.
Lastrappe has been charged with possession of cocaine and second offense possession of marijuana.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, July 27

Bernard, Dustin, 21, 1000 block of Earlene Dr., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
Carmouche, Larry, 34, 1000 block of Ches Broussard Rd., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD).

JILLIAN JOHNSON LEFT HER MARK HERE

[EDITOR’S NOTE: All of Acadiana was touched by the horrific shooting at the Lafayette movie theater last week, not only out of sympathy and outrage but in many cases because of connections, direct or extended, to the victims.

St. Martinville Primary to get 'leader' pilot program

PHOTO: Jason Huffman, the Director of Organizational and Impact Strategies for the United Way of Acadiana, explains the merits of “The Leader in Me” to the St. Martin Parish Council. (Karl Jeter)
A promising new program will be introduced this year at St. Martinville Primary school.

BREAUX BRIDGE MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED CRIME AGAINST NATURE

Following a 911 call Sunday morning, July 26, investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Ronald Tolliver, 50, of Breaux Bridge, just after 1 p.m. that afternoon.
Tolliver was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on suspicion of aggravated crime against nature.

THIRD ARREST IN HENDERSON DRUG BUST

Late Saturday afternoon, narcotic agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Brock Robin, 27, of Breaux Bridge, in connection with the narcotics search warrant that was executed last Tuesday on Rene O. Guidry Road in Henderson.
Two people were arrested Tuesday, July 21.

Scammers target St. Martinville utility customers

Mayor Thomas Nelson has issued a warning about a telephone scam targeting customers of St. Martinville’s electric utility system.
These scammers have claimed to be employees of CLECO who are working with the City of St. Martinville to try to prevent utility cutoffs, Nelson said.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, July 22

Case, Bryan, 35, 1000 block of Dennis St., St. Martinville; failure to appear, warrant (SMPD).
Caston, Angel, 28, New Iberia; contempt of court (SMSO).
Jacquet, Albert, 48, 800 block of Oak Hevan Ln., St. Martinville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

ST. MARTINVILLE MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANT

Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Nathan Russo, 39, in connection with an outstanding warrant for theft and narcotics possession.
Russo's last known address was in the 300 Block of Margaret St. in St. Martinville.

Patriotic 8-year-old puts summer vacation to good use

Reese Guidry, 8-year-old daughter of Clint and Christy Stoltzm of St. Martinville, works to restore the faded sign urging support of U.S. troops that has stood for years in a lot at the corner of Bridge and Pinaud Street.

Complaints lead to drug bust in Henderson

Narcotics agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation following several anonymous complaints regarding drug activity at a property in the 1000 block of Rene O. Guidry Road in Henderson.

St. Martin ACT scores improve

Results of the Spring 2015 ACT administered to all Louisiana high school juniors were released last week by the state Department of Education and St. Martin Parish students recorded strong improvement.

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