Lafourche School Board member claims man stalked him

A judge has issued a permanent protective order against a man who claims a Lafourche Parish School Board member lives outside of the district he serves.

State District Judge Christopher Boudreaux issued the order against Kenneth Johnson, of Raceland, on behalf of Richmond Boyd Jr....

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Attempted murder suspect granted bond reduction

A 17-year-old male charged with attempted second-degree murder following a shooting in Houma in October was granted a bond reduction Wednesday.

According to the Houma Police Department, Jedoireiyon Williams was involved in the shooting about 11:50 a.m. Oct. 18 in the vicinity of Morgan and Main streets that left a 41-year-old man injured.

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Charges dropped in Thibodaux convenience store slaying

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a suspect in the Dec. 26, 2014, killing of a Thibodaux convenience store owner.

Bruce Johnson, 27, of Napoleonville was released from the Lafourche Parish jail today, sheriff’s Sgt. Brennan Matherne confirmed.

Thibodaux Police had charged Johnson with first-degree murder in the shooting of Lillian Alexis, 57, during an armed robbery at Mojeaux’s, 1200 Tiger Drive.... Read More

Charges dropped in Raceland quadruple shooting

Prosecutors declined charges today for two men accused in a Dec. 6 quadruple shooting at a party on Market Street in Raceland.

Jordan Williams, 23, and Kendell Thibodeaux, 22, both of Houma, were charged Dec. 29 after Tra’von Folse, 20, was killed and three other men were injured. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office charged Thibodeaux with second-degree murder and both men with attempted murder.

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Charges dropped in death of unborn child

Charges have been dropped for a Gibson man accused of beating his girlfriend and killing their unborn child in early May.

Charges have been dropped for a Gibson man accused of beating his girlfriend and killing their unborn child in early May.

Tyson Cheavis, 37, of Jimmy’s Trailer Court, was charged May 6 with second-degree feticide, but the Terrebonne District Attorney’s Office dropped the charge Monday... Read More

Ex-Louisiana Politician Falsified Address for Reflection

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Louisiana politician falsified his address to qualify for reflection last year and is ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution.

The Courier reports former Lafourche parish councilman John Arnold pleaded guilty Tuesday over two criminal mischief counts, was placed on two years unsupervised probation and also fined $500 plus court costs. District Attorney Cam Morvant II said in a statement the 42-year-old has paid half the restitution with the rest due before probation ends... Read More

 

Charges dropped for sex offender accused of using online dating site

Destinee Chaisson, 23, of Ann Carol Street, was charged last July with the unlawful use of a social networking website, but charges were dropped Thursday in Judge George Larke’s courtroom.

Destinee Chaisson, 23, of Ann Carol Street, was charged last July with the unlawful use of a social networking website, but charges were dropped Thursday in Judge George Larke’s courtroom... Read More

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