Attorney Glenn Soileau, a former city judge here, was cited by Breaux Bridge City Police for second-offense DWI, open container and reckless operation Saturday, Aug. 1, after a two-car accident at Poydras and Park Avenue.
St. Martin native and resident Becket Breaux last week was promoted to major by Col. Mike Edmonson, superintendent of Louisiana State Police.
The St. Martin Parish School District is alerting parents of students at Cecilia schools to take steps to safeguard their credit following a burglary at the Cecilia School-Based Health Center on April 30 in which four desktop computers were stolen.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, June 18

BAPTISTE, Nathan, 22, Lafayette; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).
CARSTON, Rontrevor, 28,
Lafayette; hold for (SMSO).
FREEMAN, Joseph, 17, Lafayette; simple burglary, illegal possession of stolen things (SMPD).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, June 17

BLANCHARD, Scott, 32, 1200 block of Park Ave., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
CELESTINE, Tina, 35, 1100 block of Hebert Ave., Breaux Bridge; hold for, Avoyelles Sheriff’s Office (ASO).
CELESTINE, Toby, 38, Lafayette; simple burglary, failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

St. Martinville woman arrested in 'Catfish'-like scam

Following an investigation into reports of possible theft by fraud on behalf of a female individual, investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered a scheme was similar to the MTV show, “Catfish.”
Terri Lynn Etienne, 27, allegedly created fake social media profiles portraying herself as several different people.


In its June 15 meeting, the St. Martinville City Council discussed a response to Sunday morning’s fatal shooting. The incident occurred outside the Casino Lounge on South Main Street and resulted in the death of Bianca Davis, 23 and the wounding of club deejay Daijuan Stewart as well as a 14-year-old cousin of Davis.


On Tuesday, June 16, investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested two men in connection with a residential burglary in the Parks area that was reported May 24.


Friday afternoon, narcotic agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Arnaud Rd, in Arnaudville.
Agents recovered a large quantity of marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, methamphetamine, Suboxone, and Alprazolam. Deputies said the drugs have a street value of over $50,000.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, June 11

AMOS, Merlin, 42, Marrero; outside agency warrant – extradition required, Henderson Police Department (HPD).
ARCENEAUX, Harold, 47, 400 block of Nettie St., Breaux Bridge; manufacture, distribution, possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics (BBPD).

7 St. Martin schools get free lunch

Seven St. Martin schools will be serving free lunch to all students regardless of family incomes next school year.

Celebrating 250 years of Acadians in Acadiana

The Acadian Memorial and the City of St. Martinville will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians in the Opelousas and Attakapas districts with events on July 28, Aug. 15 and Oct. 8, 2015.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, June 10

ARCENEAUX, Ryan, 44, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
DAVIS, Dallas, 33, Lafayette; probation violation (SMSO).
DEVILLIER, Amber, 31, Eunice; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
FRAGOSO, Xavier, 20, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

Breaux Bridge Man Wanted On Outstanding Warrant For Unauthorized Use Of A Movable

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Andre Chevalier, 48, who last resided in the 600 block of Valsin Street, Breaux Bridge.
He may also be residing in the 100 block of Bay Rum Drive, Lafayette, or in the 500 block of Justin Street, Lafayette.



The St. Martin Sheriff’s Office will be hosting three hunter education courses consisting of two days of training each.


St. Martinville - Funeral services are pending for Braylon “BB” Armonie Batiste, 15, who passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Dauterive Hospital.

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