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  • Assumption Deputies looking for missing woman

    July 19, 2015 9:43 PM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH- Deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office need your help finding 55-year old Gail Landry. Landry of Pierre Part may be traveling in a silver Mazda 3 with license number WQP904. Investigators said her cell phone was located on the side of the road in Calumet,... more »
  • Pierre Part cleans up check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 28, 2015 7:32 PM

    PIERRE PART - Tuesday residents picked up the pieces in one of the two towns struck by a tornadoes in Monday's storm. Trees and downed power lines made up most of the damage, but some homes were also affected. "Things happen and you're just thankful that you're alive," said... more »
  • Deputy saves driver from drowning in bayou

    March 12, 2015 4:00 PM

    PIERRE PART - Sheriff Mike Waguespack said an Assumption Parish sheriff's deputy saved the life of a driver whose car went off the road and into a bayou overnight. The sheriff said Deputy Kelli Matherne was checking businesses just after midnight in Pierre Part when she saw lights shining... more »
  • Head-on collision kills both drivers

    February 1, 2015 1:24 PM

    PIERRE PART - State Police are investigating a deadly crash that killed both drivers when their cars collided head-on. The crash happened early Sunday morning around 6:30 a.m. on LA 70 in Assumption Parish. Troopers say 51-year-old Lester Albarado was driving his truck northbound on LA 70 but... more »
  • Teens accused of stealing funeral home limo

    December 30, 2014 10:58 AM

    PIERRE PART - Deputies arrested two Assumption Parish teens after investigators said they stole a limousine from a funeral home while hitchhiking home this week. Deputies charged 17-year-old Brandon Morris and 18-year-old Trey Hebert with motor vehicle theft after the Dec. 29 incident. Investigators said Morris and Hebert... more »
  • Accused drunk driver crashes into house, knocks off foundation

    December 15, 2014 12:28 PM

    PIERRE PART- A Hammond man was arrested and charged with a 3rd offense DWI Friday night after his vehicle ran off the road, crashing into a house with such force that the building was knocked off of its foundation. According to Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputies, Joseph Marcus Dabadie, 23,... more »
  • Town says priest brought their church into 21st century check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 11, 2014 5:06 PM

    PIERRE PART - A pillar of the Pierre Part community will be remembered this weekend as the man who brought the St. Joseph the Worker Church into the 21st century. Father Clarence Waguespack died after an accident on his bicycle Monday, according to the diocese. They said he fell... more »
  • Diocese mourns loss of priest after bicycle accident

    December 10, 2014 9:05 PM

    PIERRE PART - The Diocese of Baton Rouge said Wednesday, a popular priest at a rural church died after falling off his bicycle earlier this week. Father Clarence Waguespack fell off his bicycle on Highway 70 near Lee Drive in Pierre Part Monday. He broke his neck in the... more »
  • APSO: Child hit, killed by car

    June 9, 2014 4:28 PM

    PIERRE PART - The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office said a 4-year-old child died after being hit by a car Monday. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the driver of the vehicle did not see the child while pulling into a residence on Cousin St. in Pierre Part. Deputies said the... more »
  • Man arrested after SWAT team standoff in Pierre Part

    January 29, 2014 11:30 AM

    PIERRE PART - A man is in jail after a standoff with the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office SWAT team. David Hebert, 29, was arrested on charges of illegal use of weapons and resisting an officer. Assumption deputies responded to a residence on Shell Beach Road in Pierre Part... more »
  • 'McGyver' tactics used to survive freezing swamp check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 8, 2014 8:12 PM

    PIERRE PART - Rescuers believe a man who was stranded in the Atchafalaya Basin for more than 24 hours used clever thinking to survive the elements. "I was scared for his life," the coordinator of the Assumption Parish Search and Rescue team, Scott Domingue, said. "It was probably... more »
  • Police: Alcohol permit expired, man arrested.

    January 4, 2014 10:54 AM

    PIERRE PART - Police say a Pierre Part man was arrested for serving alcohol after his state permit had expired. 62-year-old Herman "T-Herm" Cavalier of Pierre Part was arrested Friday and charged with 2 counts of operating without a State Alcohol Beverage Permit. Officials say the arrest comes... more »
  • Man arrested for fight over pool game

    January 2, 2014 11:21 AM

    PIERRE PART - A 17-year-old Pierre Part man has been arrested on battery charges. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office says Trey Hebert was arrested after a fight over a pool game early in the morning of January 1 at T-Herm's Lakeview Inn Bar. A 39-year-old man suffered a... more »
  • Pierre Part man arrested for rape

    December 31, 2013 2:13 PM

    PIERRE PART- A man accused of raping a 9 year-old girl in Assumption Parish, is now behind bars. Detectives say 56 year-old Brent Zeller, of Pierre Part, sexually assaulted the girl while she was visiting his home. She later returned to the home of her grandparents and told them... more »
  • Water line breaks near Pierre Part

    July 30, 2013 6:22 PM

    BAYOU CORNE - Emergency officials in Assumption Parish said a water line feeding homes near Pierre Part broke this evening, and warned people to conserve water. The break happened along Highway 70 near Texas Brine Road according to the parish police jury. People living along Highway 70 and in... more »
  • Area students have vigil for those killed in CT

    December 18, 2012 9:19 PM

    PIERRE PART- Hundreds of people gathered here Tuesday, to pay respects to those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The Pierre Part Middle School parking lot was transformed into a glowing candlelight vigil. People knelt and said prayers for the kids and teachers who... more »
  • Sinkhole grows, damages road in Assumption Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2012 1:10 PM

    BAYOU CORNE - A sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowed part of a work road as more land sloughed off into it. Parish officials said a 30 foot by 50 foot section of land on the southeast side of the sinkhole near Bayou Corne collapsed overnight. The slough in took... more »
  • APSO: Man arrested, admits to selling crystal meth

    September 10, 2012 11:33 AM

    PIERRE PART - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Assumption Parish and said he was caught with several bags of crystal meth. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said narcotics agents arrested Tommy Donati, II of Berwick this past Friday in suspicion of possessing meth with the intent to distribute it, and... more »
  • Woman arrested after three month investigation

    August 24, 2011 3:23 PM

    PIERRE PART - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant in Pierre Part on Tuesday afternoon as a result of a three month long investigation. Deputies arrested Melissa A. Blanchard of 122 Noe Street on Monday. Her home had narcotics and she was charged with possession of... more »
  • Man kills girlfriend, self in Assumption Parish

    July 6, 2011 8:41 AM

    PIERRE PART- Deputies are investigating a murder-suicide that happened Wednesday in Assumption Parish. Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Tut Street in Pierre Part around 7:40 a.m. Officials say Henry Walker Jr., 29, used a shotgun to shoot his girlfriend, 26-year-old Heather Granier in the head.... more »
  • Two dead, one injured in Pierre Part shooting

    May 17, 2011 5:19 PM

    PIERRE PART - A man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, then took his own life after he and an armed witness exchanged fire, according to the Assumption Parish sheriff. It happened just after 10:00 a.m. at Landry's Seafood off of Hwy 70 in Pierre Part. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said... more »
  • Pierre Part prepares for flooding

    May 16, 2011 4:40 PM

    PIERRE PART- People living in Assumption Parish aren't taking any chances with the possibility of backwater flooding. Hundreds of residents spent the day sandbagging and building personal levees around their homes. Elected leaders say the water is predicted to reach 2.5 feet in some places. "Right now... more »
  • Pierre Part keeping an eye on spillway

    May 5, 2011 9:57 PM

    PIERRE PART- In Pierre Part, people are already taking precautions. "It rises pretty quickly when it starts, you know, then when people are in trouble and their homes are only a couple inches from going under water, there's really nothing you can do," said Kenneth St. Germain. St.... more »
  • Two-year-old drowns in Assumption Parish pond

    April 20, 2011 12:26 PM

    PIERRE PART - Sheriff's deputies are investigating the drowning death of a two-year-old near his home in Assumption Parish. It happened this morning in the 600 block of Paige Lane in "The Oaks at Belle River" subdivision in Pierre Part. Deputies say the child exited through a door,... 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 »
  • Thousands of prescription drugs seized, man arrested

    January 13, 2011 3:09 PM

    PIERRE PART- A man from Assumption Parish is behind bars after deputies seized thousands of prescription pills and over $1000 in cash. Authorities launched an investigation after receiving numerous complaints from residents that Ray Metrejean, Jr. was selling prescription pain pills. Investigators say Metrejean would go to Texas to... more »
  • Pierre Part man arrested for break-in, burglary

    December 24, 2010 12:20 PM

    PIERRE PART – Authorities arrested a Pierre Part man after they say he stole dozens of items from a local home, and then tried to sell them around the community. 28-year-old Brad Rohman was arrested this week in suspicion of simple burglary and damage to property. Investigators said on Dec.... more »
  • Man accused of attempted murder after wreck, stabbing

    December 14, 2010 11:26 AM

    PIERRE PART – Authorities in Assumption Parish have accused a man of attempted murder after they said he ran a vehicle with his ex-girlfriend and another man inside off the road. 21-year-old Tal Gaudet was arrested today and booked into the parish jail in suspicion of two counts of attempted... more »
  • 10-hour standoff ends with tear gas, arrest

    November 30, 2010 5:23 PM

    PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish authorities said a ten-hour standoff with a Pierre Part man ended after he fired at officers, then surrendered when tear gas was fired into the house boat he was in. 45-year-old Tom Templet was arrested after the standoff yesterday. Deputies said they were called around... more »
  • Alligator Hunter among celebrities at weekend benefit

    October 8, 2010 7:48 AM

    Reality TV Star Troy "Chute-Em" Landry will be a celebrity guest this Sunday at a benefit to raise money for the Pierre Part Fire Department. The Department is made up of all volunteers. Landry is well known in this area for his role on "Swamp People," a reality show... more »
  • Two killed, two injured in early morning wreck

    September 24, 2010 11:39 AM

    Two men were killed and two more injured in a crash early this morning in St. John the Baptist Parish. According to State Police, a white pickup driven by 21-year-old Colby Landry of Pierre Part tried to pass at least one vehicle on Highway 3127 when it lost control.... more »
  • Man, two children die in fire

    August 6, 2010 8:55 PM

    A man and his two grandchildren died in a fire. The grandmother survived but was burned and is in critical condition. Neighbors tell News 2 she jumped from an upstairs window to escape the flames. It happened in Belle River near Pierre Part overnight. News 2’s Rob Krieger... more »
  • Pierre Part house fire victims identified

    August 6, 2010 11:44 AM

    Two toddlers and their grandfather died in an early morning fire in Pierre Part that also injured the children's grandmother. State Fire Marshall Butch Browning says investigators don't yet know what started the blaze that killed 61-year-old Michael G. Saucier, of Pierre Part, 2-year-old Jacob Saucier and 3-year-old Ava... more »
  • Deadly fire in Pierre Part

    August 6, 2010 6:57 AM

    A deadly fire in Assumption Parish killed three people this morning. It happened around 1 a.m. at 186 Bayou Tranquil Road. State Fire Marshall Butch Browning says the three victims were a grandfather and his two grandchildren. Firefighters say the grandmother escaped the burning home, but is in critical... more »
  • Woman sentenced for false rape report

    May 19, 2010 7:38 AM

    A woman has been sentenced for filing a false police report after she admitted to making up separate rape and armed-robbery claims in Jefferson Davis Parish. Jenny Thibodeaux of Pierre Part was placed on two years of supervised probation. Conditions of the probation include serving one year in the parish... more »
  • Pierre Part crash kills one

    May 12, 2010 7:19 PM

    A two car crash that happened just after six this morning took the life of one man from Pierre Part. Louisiana State Police Troopers say Randall Cavalier, 31, died when his truck crossed over into on-coming traffic on LA-70 in Pierre Part. Cavalier hit one other truck, but that driver... more »
  • Crash in Assumption Parish

    May 12, 2010 8:09 AM

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a two vehicle crash at 2100 Highway 70 in Pierre Part. The male driver was cut out of one of the vehicles. There's no word on what caused the crash or the condition of those involved in the crash. more »
  • Man jailed, accused of injecting kids with drug

    November 18, 2009 11:18 AM

    A man from Pierre Part is behind bars, accused of injecting two boys with the drug Oxycodone. Michael Morales was arrested Tuesday. Assumption Parish deputies say the incident occurred last month when the boys attended a bon fire near Morales' house. It's still under investigation. 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 »

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