City Councilman Albert “Da Da” Menard, who withdrew his candidacy for reelection over a tardy campaign finance report back in 2009, might be able to stay in office until the seat is filled by special election next year, city attorney Chester Cedars told the City Council last week.
Baton Rouge – After an intensive two weeks of training in Baton Rouge, Deputy Troy Dupuis became the new D.A.R.E. officer for the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The training encompassed team building exercises, lesson plan construction, classroom management, communication skills, along with other areas of instruction.
Friday, Sept. 12
Christopher Alexander, 29, 1000 block of Amelie Dr., Breaux Bridge; possession of firearm/concealed by convicted felon, aggravated assault with a firearm, illegal use of a weapon, disturbing the peace, trespassing (SMSO).
Johnie Benoit, 45, Crowley; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).