Monday, March 23 GEHANT, Alexis, 19, 1000 block of Aldus Johnson Rd., Breaux Bridge; false or altered lottery tickets, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO). GUILLOT, Larry, 53, 2100 block of Atchafalaya River Hwy, Breaux Bridge; violation of protective order (SMSO).
Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday arrested Earl Etienne Sr., 49, without incident at his residence on Russo Milazzo Road. Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional on suspicion of felony aggravated battery.
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office made a second arrest Wednesday, March 25, in connection with the theft of the tractor from a structure on private property earlier this month.

St. Martinville Mardi Gras revelers on short leash

Both float-riders and parade-watchers are on a short lease for this year’s New Comers’ Mardi Gras Parade, Sunday, Feb. 15.
Rules against floats playing rap music with obscene lyrics and female riders exposing their breasts will be strictly enforced, the City Council announced last week.

St. Martin Council announces shedule of 'away' meetings

The St. Martin Parish Council will begin a schedule of “away” meetings with next month’s committee meetings on Monday, Feb. 16, at the Cade Recreation Center, it was announced Tuesday.

MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Frank Russo, 48, Berard Street, Breaux Bridge, and/or Lafayette, Rue Fosse Street, for:
Violation of a Protective Order (2 Counts)

St. Martinville salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Observers of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in St. Martinville gathered for a ceremony at the parish courthouse and then marched to a program of speeches and entertainment at the JCEP center on South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Sunday. Main speaker at the courthouse was state Rep. Terry Landry.

'Misappropriation' mars St. Martinville audit

The City of St. Martinville was red-flagged by the Office of the Louisiana Legislative Auditor for “inadequate controls over Utility Fund collections” after an employee “misappropriated” about $1,200 from the fund during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, Jan. 15

BOXIE, Querria, 24, Carencro; theft over $1,500 (BBPD).
CHAMP, Damien, 21, Rayne; illegal use of a weapon (SMSO).
COLBERT, Joaquima, 28, Franklin; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).

UPDATE: MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS

Andrew Karcz

UPDATE: Andrew Karcz was apprehended this afternoon by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Andrew Karcz, 49, on suspicion of 2nd degree Battery, false Imprisonment and violation of a protective order.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Jan. 14

BERGERON, Coty, 23, 3100 block of Grand Point Hwy., Breaux Bridge; possession, manufacture & distribution of Schedule II & IV narcotics, failure to appear (BBPD).
COLLETTE, Maci, 25, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
DARDAR, Casey, 28, 1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).

IDENTITY SOUGHT OF PERSON OF INTEREST IN ONGOING INVESTIGATION

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest regarding an ongoing investigation.
If anyone knows the identity of the female in the attached photographs, they are asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071.

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Sports

A new uber marathon for paddlers, the 410 de Louisiane, is set to start in Shreveport Sunday, Sept. 27, and end in Berwick on the Atchafalaya River Sunday, Oct. 4.

Obituaries

Funeral Services were conducted for Mrs. Katherine B. Hayes Patin, 68, at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Coteau Holmes with Fr. Joe officiating.

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