FRANKLIN- A funeral service will be held Thursday for the Chitimacha tribal police officer killed in shootings that also wounded two sheriff's deputies and left another man dead. The service for Sgt. Rick Riggenbach is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Crossing Place Church in Franklin, followed by burial at a... more »
FRANKLIN - Chitimacha Police Chief Blaise Smith said the man accused of shooting three law enforcement officers and an elderly man, killing two, was arrested last week for disturbing the peace.
Smith also said 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux was detained last Tuesday by the same officer he's now accused of... more »
Rookie New Orleans Saints linebacker and former LSU standout Harry Coleman was arrested after shoving someone out of the way at a casino. Chitimacha police say Coleman was leaving a tribal casino in St. Mary Parish early Sunday when someone, possibly a football fan, approached him. Police also say Coleman... more »