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.
Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Jason J. Poirier, 29, who may be residing in the 4700 block of Main Hwy., St. Martinville. He is wanted on the following outstanding warrants: Failure to Appear- (Drug Court) Domestic Abuse Battery False Imprisonment
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office on Monday arrested Gage Patin, 24, of Breaux Bridge, in the theft of a tractor reported stolen from a structure on private property in St. Martin Parish on March 14. The tractor was later recovered in rural St. Martin Parish on March 20.

No garbage pickup on Thanksgiving day

Waste Management has announced that during Thanksgiving week, unincorporated St. Martin Parish, Broussard, Youngsville and Duson
will have Thursday collection routes performed on Friday and Friday collection routes performed on Saturday.

GOHSEP monitoring severe weather conditions

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is asking residents to prepare themselves for another round of severe weather.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, Nov. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 16

Friday, Nov. 14
Bertha Alexander, 46, 1000 block of Hilda St., Breaux Bridge; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).
Kip Barras, 50, 1500 block of Old Spanish Trail Hwy., Broussard; domestic abuse battery (SMSO).
Ted Boudreaux, 32, 1000 block of Regan Rd., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO).

Dale Carnegie graduates with the Sheriff’s Office

St. Martin deputies completing a course in Effective Communications and Human Relations are (from left) Sgt. Eric Guerrettaz, Maj. Robley Picard, Detective Lt. Dina Theriot, Lt. Col. Reginald Clues, Detective Sgt. Karen Mouton-Jones, Detective Gabriel T. Gauthier – special investigator, and Lt. Jay Capterville.

Several deputies with St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office recently completed a 12-week Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Communication and Human Relations.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Nov. 12

Joshua Arceneaux, 29, 600 block of Parkway Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
Quintin Boutte, 30, New Iberia; operating a vehicle while under suspension (SMSO).
Harold Broussard, 55, address not given, St. Martinville; contempt of court (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Nov. 11

Monday, Nov. 10
Mckenzie Amest, 25, 700 block of Martin St., Breaux Bridge; probation violation, Louisiana Probation & Parole (LP&P).
Memphis Matthews, 26, 500 block of Courville St., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff (SMSO).

Ticketing fight favors Henderson

A rather elaborate attempt to contest a traffic ticket failed to result in a dismissal of charges for Mark Anthony Thomas in the 16th Judicial District Court.

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).

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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.

Lifestyle

Valsin Joseph Theriot grew up speaking French in his native Breaux Bridge, which probably had a good deal to do with how he came to serve as a liaison officer between U.S.

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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