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.
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).
There were a few dirigibles around in 1897, but they weren’t very common and they weren’t very sophisticated, so was this thing some guys saw after a late night of drinking too much cheap booze really a UFO?


The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Manwell Romond Robertson, 30, 1000 Block of Belle Terre Drive, St. Martinville.


The Breaux Bridge Police Department needs assistance with identifying the above pictured subjects who were involved in a theft that occurred at Wal-Mart in the Breaux Bridge area.
The Breaux Bridge Police Department is requesting anyone who knows the identity of the suspects to please contact the Police Department at (337) 332-2186.

Some parish bridges will have to wait

Some parish-maintained bridges which were slated for repair or replacement have had to take a back seat to the nine which DODT closed last year.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Feb. 23

COURVILLE, Corey, 28, 1000 block of Patin Berard Rd., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, disturbing the peace by drunkenness, language and disorderly conduct, entry or remain in places after forbidden, battery of a police officer, resisting an officer, intimidation, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).


Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Jessica Iesha Steward Perro, 24, Lafayette.
Perro is wanted on suspicion of criminal abandonment of a minor and obstruction of justice.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb. 22

Friday, Feb. 20
CELESTINE, Tina, 33, 1100 block of Hebert Ave., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
THERIOT, Sunshine, 29, 1000 block of Lester St., Henderson; OWI, careless operation, operating vehicle while license is suspended, possession of Schedules II & IV narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia (LSP).

St. Martinville's New Comers Mardi Gras Parade

Fine weather and big crowds were the hallmarks of the 2015 New Comers' Mardi Gras Parade in St. Martinville. Check Galleries below for more photos.)


The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, which has been investigating several home burglaries over the past two weeks, issued a public alert on Monday, Feb. 16.
"We would like to inform the residents that the majority of these burglaries are occurring during the daytime," said SMSO spokesperson Maj. Ginny Higgins.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, Feb. 12

BOUDREAUX, Jamey, 32, 1100 block of Islabbe Rd., St. Martinville; hold for (SMSO).
DUGAS, Wendy, 42, Homer; expired drivers license, resisting an officer, switched plates, failure to apply for transfer of title, Louisiana State Police (LSP).



A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church for Solange “So” Calais Huval, 89, who passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, at St.

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