Friday morning, narcotic agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Huval Lane in Henderson and discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine, alprazolam, counterfeit money, and several assault weapons.
St. Martinville – State troopers arrested an Algiers man wanted for second degree murder in St. Martin Parish Friday, Jan. 30.
Wednesday, Jan. 28 ANGELLE, Colby, 31, 1100 block of Bordelon Rd., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO). BERARD, Tyler, 36, 1600 block of Herman Dupuis Rd., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO). CREDEUR, Kevin, 45, 400 block of Webb, Breaux Bridge; OWI, speeding, no registration, no insurance (BBPD).

Phil Turnipseed named to elite water science board

D. Phil Turnipseed

D. Phil Turnipseed, former director of the USGS National Wetlands Research Center here, has been elected to the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) Board of Trustees.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 9

Wednesday, Nov. 5
Harris Alexander, 49, 400 block of Skipper St., Breaux Bridge; hit and run, careless operation, OWI, failure to appear (BBPD).
Casey Dardar, 28, 1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
Dana Johnson, 46, Youngsville; contempt of court (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Nov. 3, and Tuesday, Nov. 4

Monday, Nov. 3
Travis Angelle, 41, 1000 block of Bernard St., Breaux Bridge; OWI, reckless operation, no drivers license in possession, vehicular negligent injury, Louisiana State Police (LSP).
Roddy Boudreaux, 52, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish Man Wanted On Outstanding Warrant

Travis Stephen Hardy, 43, last known addresses of 1100 block of Melvin Dupuis Road, Breaux Bridge, and/or the 1000 Block of Regis Legrange Road, Arnaudville, is wanted for failure to appear in court to answer a charge of simple burglary.

St. Martin Parish election results

The race for mayor in Breaux Bridge goes into a runoff in December. According to the Louisiana Secretary of State, Ricky Calais was the vote leader Tuesday with nearly 46 percent of the vote Tuesday. Jill Hebert narrowly squeezed out George Williams for the runoff slot. She polled 27.43 percent to Williams' 26.63.

Suspect in deaths of Breaux Bridge school children identified

Jeremy J. Abraham on Facebook

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorists suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as 32 year old Jeremy J. Abraham of Breaux Bridge.

Breaux Bridge neighborhood off-limits to trick-or-treaters

City officials are asking trick-or-treaters to stay away from the part of town where two school children were killed and a third seriously injured by a motorist Thursday morning.
A candlelight vigil has been announced for 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Judge Carl Williams Park on West Bridge Street.

St. Martin Parish bridges closed

Pontoon bridge on Herman Dupuis Road.

At least four bridges have been closed without notice in St. Martin Parish, including the much used pontoon bridge connecting the Butte la Rose community to the Henderson Levee.
Other bridges, all parish-maintained wooden-pier spans, are on Duchamp Road, Boone Lasseigne Road and Patin Street in Henderson.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Oct. 27, and Tuesday, Oct. 28

Monday, Oct. 27
Linton Batiste, 22, 1000 block of Hilda St., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
Deanthony Francios, 27, 300 block of Martin Luther King St., St Martinville; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martinville Police Department (SMPD).


Rusty Jean-Lewis

Rusty Ronnie Jean-Lewis, 25, 300 Block of West Bridge St., St. Martinville, is wanted for failure to appear back in May to answer a charge of attempted simple burglary and simple criminal damage to property in the rage of $500-$50,000.



Poche Bridge

Tour du Teche, Inc., begins its sixth season of races with some significant changes including a new race in May, more opportunities for youths, and an exciting new finish line for the Ecrevisse (Cr


I received a very nice Christmas card from a cousin in Michigan with news of his kids, sisters, etc. My cousin is a retired lawyer and now raises Scottish Highland cattle.


A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at St.

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