In days past, people in south Louisiana dreaded August not only for its heat, but also because this was a month when fearsome yellow fever epidemics began to spread across the countryside
On July 27, investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Special Victims Unit arrested a Catholic priest in St. Martin Parish. The arrest was the result of an investigation into his possible possession of pornography involving juveniles.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Agents, tipped off to suspected drug activity, executed a search warrant July 20 in the 1100 block of Grand Anse Hwy., Cecilia.

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report January 2, 2014

Kahbnan Delcambre, Henry Fontenette, Barry Guidry, Leo Lewis and Thad Thomas,

Delcambre, Kahnan
33
300 block of Lot C Quebedeaux Ln
Breaux Bridge, LA
MANUFACTURE; DISTRIBUTION - SCHEDULE II NARCOTICS; PROHIBITED ACTS-POSS OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF

No holidays at the sugar mill

Workers at the Louisiana Sugarcane Cooperative mill at St. John spent the holidays rushing to wrap up the 2013 grinding season after a mid-December freeze killed much of the cane still in the fields.

Two St. Martinville Men Arrested on Drug Charges

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in reference to possible illegal drug activity in a trailer park off of Russo Milazzo Road in St. Martinville. Today, Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Mr. Christopher Filer, 35, St. Martinville and Mr. Ernie Filer. 56, also from St. Martinville.

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report December 26 2013

Ronald Duhame, 51, Breaux Bridge; failure to appear - two counts. (SMSO)
Dylon Knott, 35, Arnaudville; hold for arresting agency. (SMSO)
Sanchez Leonard, 34, Rayne; theft of items valued in excess of $300. Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD)

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report December 22 2013

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report
December 22, 2013 - December 22, 2013

Landry, Katherine
65
1200 block of Hendersons Hw
Henderson, LA
DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY; AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
HPD-POLICE DEPT, HENDERSON

Breaux Bridge Sex Offender Arrested For Non-Compliance

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in reference to a non-compliant Sex Offender from Breaux Bridge. On December 20, 2013, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Guy Dugas, 50, of Breaux Bridge for failing to notify law enforcement authorities of his change of address.

New Closure Hours For Pontoon Bridge

Beginning Saturday, December 21, 2013, the Butte Larose Pontoon Bridge off of the Henderson Levee Road, will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. daily until further notice. This will allow crews to continue the process of removing the buildup of water lilies that have accumulated near the bridge.

Pontoon Bridge on Henderson Levee Road Closed One Hour Per Day

Beginning Wednesday, December 18, 2013, the Butte Larose Pontoon Bridge off of the Henderson Levee Road, will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. daily until further notice. This will allow crews to remove the buildup of water lilies that have accumulated near the bridge.

SM Sheriff's Office Needs Help in Attempted Car Wash Robbery

n the early morning hours of September 9, 2013, two male subjects attempted to break into several machines at a carwash located on Grandpoint Hwy. in Breaux Bridge, La. Although they were unable to remove any money, they caused extensive damage to the machines.

Plaque Dedicated In Memory of Late State Farm Agent Pat Theriot

Twenty two friends, family members and colleagues gathered at the State Farm insurance office in St. Martinville, Wednesday, December 11 to honor the late Pat Theriot who served as agent for that firm, over the past 35 years, until his passing in November of this year.

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PETIT TOUR DU TECHE – Young kayakers churn up Bayou Teche in Breaux Bridge during Petit Tour du Teche 2015. This year’s day of youth racing put on by Tour du Teche is set for Saturday, Aug. 6. Registration is open and can be made online via https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=59680. (File photo)

Registration is open for Petit Tour du Teche, youth races in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux. The event is Saturday, Aug. 6.

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In days past, people in south Louisiana dreaded August not only for its heat, but also because this was a month when fearsome yellow fever epidemics began to spread across the countryside

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