MORGAN CITY - Law enforcement agencies from across the state gathered with people in Morgan City today to lay an officer killed in the line of duty to rest.
Funeral services for Sgt. Rick Riggenbach with the Chitimacha Police Department were scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at Crossing... 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 »
CHARENTON - Authorities in St. Mary Parish released funeral details this afternoon for the police officer killed during a shootout this weekend.
Investigators said Sgt. Rick Riggenbach, 52, with Chitimacha Police died during a confrontation Saturday with Wilbert Thibodeaux, who police said killed another man and set his mobile... more »