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  • Carencro club's co-owner admits prostitution

    February 1, 2014 4:40 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - The co-owner of a closed strip club in Carencro has pleaded guilty to illegally making at least $500,000 from prostitution at Desperado's Cabaret. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says 70-year-old Dipvak Vora, of Baton Rouge, pleaded guilty Friday to a one-count bill of information. The charge was engaging... more »
  • Pipe bombs allegedly were for fishing

    October 19, 2013 4:32 PM

    CARENCRO - A suspect charged with possessing explosives told police that the homemade pipe bombs that caused the evacuation of eight homes in Carencro were intended for fishing. The Advertiser reports that police found two homemade explosives in a truck stopped on Wednesday. The pipe bombs caused the evacuation of... more »
  • Explosives found during traffic stop

    October 16, 2013 3:31 PM

    CARENCRO - Sheriff's deputies evacuated a half-dozen homes in Lafayette Parish after they said a deputy found explosive devices in a vehicle during a traffic stop. Capt. Kip Judice from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office said the deputy found the two devices after stopping the car near Carencro this... more »
  • Child dies in grandparents' pool

    June 17, 2013 11:50 AM

    CARENCRO - Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy found in his grandparents' swimming pool. Sheriff's office spokesman Capt. Kip Judice tells The Advertiser mere minutes had passed from the time Cullen Guilbeaux was last alive to when he was found unresponsive in the pool.... more »
  • Owners picking up after furniture warehouse fire

    November 23, 2012 1:07 PM

    CARENCRO - A Thanksgiving Day fire leveled a furniture warehouse in Carencro. The fire was reported around 8 a.m. at the warehouse for "All Wood Furniture." Carencro Fire Chief Oren Haydel said it took about 45 minutes for area firefighters to get the blaze under control. No injuries were reported.... more »
  • Carencro chief seeks ruling on private duty

    July 23, 2012 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Carencro Police Chief Carlos Stout wants to know if he and other chiefs can be hired to do private security, just like off-duty police officers. The Louisiana Board of Ethics postponed a decision Friday, opting to continue its analysis until next month's meeting. Board staff... more »
  • Carencro residents cleaning up after heavy storms check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 13, 2012 5:58 PM

    CARENCRO - Parts of Carencro, La. are cleaning up after thunderstorms dumped a foot of rain in some areas. But flood waters continue to rise along Bayou Vermilion. Up to three feet of water has flooded parts of Wilderness Trial Road as neighbors play the waiting game to see... more »

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