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  • Child killed, two others thrown from car in Assumption Parish

    June 16, 2014 9:08 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State police say an eight-year-old was killed when he was ejected from the car he was riding in. Two other children were also injured. The accident happened just before 9:00 p.m. on LA-1 near Howard Ln. in Assumption Parish. Investigators say the car they were riding in... more »
  • Man arrested for running over 4-year-old

    March 24, 2014 11:34 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State police arrested a man they said was speeding when he ran over a 4-year-old riding his bike in Napoleonville Sunday. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says a patrol vehicle tried to catch up with a speeding Chevy Tahoe on Highway 1. The Tahoe continued speeding into... more »
  • Super termite eating school; building collapse feared Play Video

    January 15, 2014 10:33 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Two schools are under attack from a termite that has eaten nearly half a gymnasium. The gym at Napoleonville Primary has been shut down after a colony of Formosan Subterranean Termite infested the building. The termite is known for destroying homes and eating any untreated woods in... more »
  • Man killed in Sunday crash identified

    November 24, 2013 9:28 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE- A man from Pierre Part is dead after he was thrown from his car Sunday, according to State Troopers. It happened on LA 401 in Napoleonville. Investigators identified the man as 30-year old Kerry Huey. The investigation revealed Huey lost control of his truck, over corrected then flipped.... more »
  • Lady owns over 20 dogs, neighbors fed up Play Video

    November 7, 2013 5:02 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Neighbors of a Napoleonville woman who owns more than 20 dogs said they're fed up, and want some of the canines gone. Virgie Gauthe says she knows her 24 dogs can be a bit much, and that it's a problem. "I have too many dogs, and... more »
  • LSP: Man killed after walking in front of car

    June 4, 2013 10:35 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State Police said tests are pending to see if a man was impaired when he walked in front of a vehicle in Assumption Parish last night and was killed. Troopers said James Miller, 59, of Napoleonville died after he was hit by an oncoming car on LA... more »
  • Napoleonville man busted for having cocaine

    March 28, 2013 10:01 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Deputies in Assumption Parish discovered a kilo of cocaine during a traffic stop earlier this week. They arrested 54-year-old Larry Woods after allegedly finding the narcotics in his car Monday along Hwy. 1. Woods faces possession with intent to distribute charges. He remains inside the parish... more »
  • Sheriff: High speed chase leads to man's 5th DWI arrest Play Video

    February 1, 2013 5:46 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE-52 year old Marty Jamison is in jail on 34 charges Including drunk driving. His arrest last night is his fifth DWI. It all started here where Highway 308 and Spur 70 meet. Just a few miles from downtown Napoleonville. A place where everyone still buzzing about last night's... more »
  • 11-year-old arrested in bomb threat

    November 2, 2012 10:39 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Assumption Parish 11-year-old after they said he admitted to calling in a bomb threat to a Napoleonville pharmacy. Deputies said the threat was called in Tuesday morning to the Assumption Pharmacy on Washington Street. Authorities evacuated the pharmacy and nearby businesses while bomb... more »
  • Assistance location for sinkhole evacuees changed Play Video

    August 21, 2012 6:30 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Texas Brine today said they're changing where and when assistance checks will be given out to people evacuated from an area near a sinkhole on their property in Assumption Parish. Spokesperson Sonny Cranch said because of overcrowded conditions they changed the location to the St. Joseph the... more »
  • Gas bubbles continue in Bayou Corne

    July 18, 2012 4:13 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Analysts pulled gas samples today from the bubbling Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou areas in their continuing search to find out what's causing them. The Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Natural Resources have been in the area since July 14 trying to determine the source... more »
  • Napoleonville man arrested for aggravated battery

    July 16, 2012 2:31 PM

    Napoleonville- A man refusing to comply with an eviction notice by spraying a State Trooper and Constable with a chemical agent, is now behind bars. After spraying the victims, Jason Oncale refused to exit the home or surrender himself. After about an hour, Oncale exited the home peacefully... more »
  • One critical after shooting, bullets hit baby's room Play Video

    June 1, 2012 5:28 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A baby narrowly escaped a stray bullet in Assumption parish after gunfire outside her bedroom left a man in critical condition. Now deputies are questioning people about the shooting on Railroad Street in Napoleonville. Brittney Hebert says just moments before gunfire, she happened to take 1-month-old... more »
  • Tip leads to bank robbery arrests

    April 18, 2012 9:11 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE- At 3:34pm yesterday, an Assumption Parish Deputy/School Resource Officer was stopped at a convenience store at the corner of Highway 1 and Highway 401 when he was approached by a woman who said she saw three men in masks attempting to rob the bank. The deputy responded after... more »
  • Napoleonville man accused of flashing students

    April 16, 2012 3:43 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish arrested a man after some students reported he had flashed them while they waited for the morning school bus. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said on April 13 deputies arrested Wesley Kennedy, 67, of Napoleonville in suspicion of indecent behavior with a juvenile. ... more »
  • Law enforcement taxes on Assumption ballot

    April 13, 2012 8:35 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Assumption Parish voters will cast ballots Saturday on two major tax proposals dedicated to the Assumption Parish Law Enforcement District. Proposition No. 1 calls for a 10-year, 9.53-mill property tax expected to generate $1.6 million annually, and Proposition No. 2 calls for an additional 10-year, 10-mill property tax,... more »
  • Drug suspect back for trial after arrest in Ind.

    September 20, 2011 2:16 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies retrieved a Napoleonville man from Indiana this week after he failed to show up for his drug trial in Assumption Parish earlier this year. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Kentrell T. Sanders, 30, was arrested in Elkhart, Ind. back in June after a traffic stop. The... more »
  • Former deputy to serve 5 years in tampering case

    July 29, 2011 1:02 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A former Assumption Parish sheriff's lieutenant will serve five years in prison, followed by five years of supervised probation, for tampering with evidence in hundreds of narcotics cases. The Advocate reports state District Judge Jane Triche-Milazzo sentenced 46-year-old Louis Lambert of Labadieville on Thursday. Lambert, who... more »
  • Flooding ends year at Assumption schools

    May 19, 2011 6:25 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE- Assumption Parish public school students will not have to attend classes next week because of concerns over potential flooding threats posed by the Mississippi River. The school board voted Wednesday to end the 2010-11 school year on Friday. Superintendent Earl Martinez tells The Advocate that parish middle and high... more »
  • Sandbags available in Assumption Parish

    May 9, 2011 10:34 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Emergency officials in Assumption Parish are staging sandbags in several areas for residents that need them. Assumption Parish Planning Officials said they're anticipating an increase of two-and-a-half inches of water in the parish, and are continuing to get information around how flood levels in the Mississippi will... more »
  • Deadly crash claims life of Napoleonville man

    April 1, 2011 3:05 PM

    A deadly car crash in Terrebonne Parish has claimed the life of a Napoleonville man. It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday on LA 24 in Terrebonne Parish. Authorities say 23 year-old Jonathan Durocher was driving northbound, when he ran off the road, hit a fence, an unoccupied... more »
  • Students pledge to fight kidney cancer

    March 26, 2011 8:02 PM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH- Students at Assumption Parish High School turned to the tennis courts to help stamp out kidney cancer from the community. "Paint the Courts Orange" was an event aimed at raising money to find a cure for kidney cancer. Students played in a tennis match and raised... more »
  • Napoleonville Leaders Feud

    March 25, 2011 10:10 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE-- Napoleonville's top cop says he's had enough micromanaging from the mayor, and now he' calling it quits. Police Chief Roland Rodrigue was appointed by Mayor Ron Animashaun just last month, but is already writing his letter of resignation to the Board of Aldermen. "He has given instruction... more »
  • No arrests made in murder of Belle Rose woman

    March 15, 2011 6:11 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Investigators have made no arrests yet in the death of a Belle Rose woman who was found murdered this weekend. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the coroner determined 84-year-old Anna Mae Hidalgo was strangled to death. Investigators had previously reported finding blood in her home... more »
  • Pierre Part man gets life for mother's death

    February 10, 2011 11:58 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A 35-year-old Pierre Part man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating his mother to death in 2008. The Advocate reports that state District Judge Jane Triche-Milazzo sentenced Charles Gaspard on Tuesday. An Assumption Parish jury found Gaspard guilty of second-degree murder on Aug. 6 in... more »
  • US Marshals now looking for Assumption Parish drug suspects

    January 19, 2011 11:47 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE – Ten people wanted for drug crimes in Assumption Parish are now being sought by the U. S. Marshals Service, according to parish authorities. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the ten are the only outstanding suspects from a nine-month undercover operation targeting drug dealers in the parish. A judge had... more »
  • Traffic accident kills teens, 18 and 19

    January 19, 2011 8:38 AM

    THIBODAUX - Two teenagers have died in a traffic accident between Napoleonville and Plattenville. State police say it happened Tuesday night on Louisiana Highway 308. The dead were identified as 19-year-old Trae Bias of Thibodaux and 18-year-old Dennetta Fripp of Belle Rose. They were killed after the car they were... more »
  • Ten drug suspects still on the loose after big roundup

    January 17, 2011 2:29 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE – Only ten drug suspects are still at large after dozens of arrests last week and this weekend in Assumption Parish. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said several more people wanted for dealing drugs in the parish turned themselves in this weekend, after more than 40 people were arrested in a... more »
  • Drug operation lands more than 40 arrests

    January 14, 2011 11:02 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE – More than 40 people have been arrested so far this morning in drug raids around Assumption Parish. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the arrests are part of a nine-month undercover operation targeting drug dealers in the parish, called "Get A Real Job". Narcotics agents found enough evidence to get... more »
  • Baby suffers 3rd degree burns in fire

    January 12, 2011 12:12 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE- A 6 month old baby is at a Baton Rouge burn unit, with third degree burns on 70% of her body. Sheriff's deputies say the baby was sleeping with blankets that caught fire in the living room. They believe an electrical space heater ignited the flames. ... more »
  • Napoleonville man arrested for rape

    December 29, 2010 3:01 PM

    A Napoleonville man accused of raping a mentally retarded woman, is now behind bars. Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies say Kenneth Falgoust forced the woman to have sex with him. They say Falgoust also forced her to have sex with another man for money, on four separate occasions. ... more »
  • Copper thief caught on tape

    December 20, 2010 10:45 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A thief who didn't get enough copper the first time he hit a house in Napoleonville, was caught on camera stealing again one week later. Detectives installed surveillance equipment after a resident reported a theft of several rolls of copper wire and welding leads earlier this month.... more »
  • Investigators need help indentifying copper thieves

    December 17, 2010 11:39 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE – Authorities in Assumption Parish are investigating copper wire thefts at an Entergy substation in Napoleonville. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said several thefts have happened in the last few weeks, always at night. Surveillance cameras in the area showed the thieves entering through a hole in a fence and taking... more »
  • Assumption Parish oil well blowout update

    August 12, 2010 11:53 AM

    From Assumption Parish: The operations to control the oil well blowout that occurred yesterday are expected to take anywhere from five to ten days. Air space has been closed over and near the area. An odor is also being noticed throughout the Paincourtville and Napoleonville areas. LA 70 is... more »
  • Napoleonville man arrested for fraud

    June 29, 2010 9:06 AM

    Louisiana State Police arrested a man from Napoleonville for fraud. Troopers say Lawrence Dominique allegedly forged documents when businesses would store a vehicle and used fake names of people doing repair work that was never done. He would then get permits to allegedly sell the vehicles. Dominique faces 90 counts... more »
  • Two dead in murder-suicide in Napoleonville

    May 23, 2010 10:04 AM

    A man and his ex-wife are dead after a murder-suicide in Napoleonville. The shooting happened at Lakeview Inn Bar at Attakapas Landing just after midnight. Witnesses told Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputies that Gary Leblanc walked in the bar and shot his ex-wife, Jennifer Leblanc, multiple times. Gary Leblanc... more »
  • Napoleonville PD down to one man

    December 7, 2009 5:44 PM

    Reposessed cars, fired officers and a lawsuit against the town of Napoleonville. It's all thanks to some confusion over money. News 2's Luke Margolis gets answers on why the local police department is now just a force of one. more »
  • Man gets 96 years for sex crimes with children

    November 18, 2009 6:58 AM

    An Assumption Parish man has been sentenced in Napoleonville to 96 years in prison for sex crimes involving six children ranging from age 5 to 15. 53-year-old Kim Bernuchaux of Pierre Part got the maximum penalty for each of his six counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. As part... more »
  • Man gets 20 years in stabbing

    November 11, 2009 6:50 AM

    A state judge has sentenced a 39-year-old Ricky Bolden to 20 years in prison with 10 years suspended in the 2007 murder of Troy Tunson in Napoleonville. In May, Bolden pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies say Bolden stabbed Tunson with a butcher knife. more »

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