Narcotics agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday morning executed two search warrants at two different houses simultaneously on Governor Mouton Street in St. Martinville. Deputies recovered approximately $20,000 in cash, crack cocaine, marijuana, unspecified pills and synthetic cannabinoids.
St. Martinville will host the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 7. The theme this year is “O Lord, Hear Our Prayer.”
According to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC), pickup truck drivers and their passengers are among the least likely American motorists to regularly wear their safety belts.

TWO ST. MARTINVILLE MEN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE DRUG AND FIREARM CHARGES

Narcotics agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday morning executed two search warrants at two different houses simultaneously on Governor Mouton Street in St. Martinville.
Deputies recovered approximately $20,000 in cash, crack cocaine, marijuana, unspecified pills and synthetic cannabinoids.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Sunday, April 19, through Wednesday, April 22

Sunday, April 19
ALONZO, Tomas, 31, 100 block of Lester Dr., Henderson; criminal mischief/destruction/damage/vandalism, trespassing, obscenity, disturbing the peace, Henderson Police Department (HPD).
JOURNET, Ronald, 32, Lafayette; illegal possession of stolen things $500+, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).

Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Blood Drive

United Blood Services is holding their Annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival blood drive on Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the bloodmobile at Parc Hardy, 2090 Rees St. Each donor will receive a FREE ride bracelet for family night and a special Crawfish Festival blood donor T-shirt (while supplies last)!

BREAUX BRIDGE WOMAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANT

Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Sarah Lawrence, 28, Breaux Bridge, LA., who may be residing in the 1000 Block of Grand Bois Road, Breaux Bridge.
She is wanted for failing to appear for Drug Court.
Original charge is theft over $500.

News in your pocket!

The Teche News recently introduced a new mobile application to deliver news and information to its subscribers and those interested in receiving news alerts from the throughout St. Martin Parish.
The app, Teche Today RSS, is available from both the Apple App Store and Google Play directly on your mobile device.

Grand Anse drug bust puts two men in jail

St. Martin Parish sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant Sunday at a residence on Grand Anse Highway in Breaux Bridge and discovered illegal narcotics and firearms.
Two men were arrested, Cory Theriot, 38, of Breaux Bridge, 38, and Kevin Darbonne, 33, of Sunset.

Pair jailed in BB drive-by shooting

On Monday, April 13, the Breaux Bridge Police Department arrested Queenlyn Marie Comeaux, 21, of Lafayette, and Quinntin Michael Senegal, 28, of St. Martinville, on suspicion of attempted second degree murder stemming from an alleged drive-by shooting in the 700 block of Hanks Street here on the evening of Sunday, April 12.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, April 15

BATES, Gabriel, 25, Branch; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
BOUDREAUX, Troy, 50, 1000 block of Poydras Place, Breaux Bridge; parole violation (SMSO).
PATIN, Danielle, 34, 1500 block of Nina Hwy, Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
VESPA, Michael, 62, Lake Charles; hold for (SMSO).

Original 'Cajuns' back on the bayou

PHOTO: Pulling a large load of trash out of Bayou Teche between Leonville and Arnaudville is Blake Couvillion (at tiller), Keisha Melancon, Todd Couvillion, Philip Bolotte from JP’s Bar, Lance Simsick, Chris Pritchett of Bayou Teche Outfitters, and Katie Mayeux. (Submitted)

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, April 14

CARMOUCHE, Iasiah, 21, Carencro; contempt of court (SMSO).
HEBERT, Travis, 38, Lake Arthur; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
JOUBERT, Damien, 28, Carencro; simple possession of marijuana, following too close, Louisiana State Police (LSP).
MOORE, Patrick, 22, Crowley; hold for U.S. Marshal Service (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, April 13

COLLETTE, Kyle, 31, 1100 block of Hebert Lane Hwy, Breaux Bridge; illegal possession of stolen things, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
COMEAUX, Queenlyn, 21, Lafayette; attempted 2nd degree murder/non-negligent manslaughter (SMSO).

NO WAKE ZONE DECLARED DUE TO HIGH WATER

Due to the excessive rainfall we are experiencing, St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier has issued an emergency declaration for “No
Wake” in the danger areas in the Stephensville and Belle River areas of Lower St. Martin Parish until further notice.

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Obituaries

St. Martinville – Funeral services will be held for Dolores Elizabeth Francois Babers on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 201 Gary St., St. Martinville.

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