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  • Amelia man arrested after illegal drugs, gun found in home

    February 6, 2018 11:28 AM

    ST. MARY PARISH- An Amelia man is facing several charges after authorities found illegal drugs and a gun in his home. Derek Gaskins, 37, was arrested Monday on eight drug and firearm charges. Authorities received information that illegal drug activity was taking place in Gaskins' home. At the... more »
  • National organization donates tactical vest to area K-9

    August 24, 2017 2:39 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH - A St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 has a new tactical vest donated by a non-profit organization. Thanks to donations from around the country, Canine Wounded Heroes was able to give K-9 Buddy a vest at no cost to law enforcement. The organization’s mission is... more »
  • Tanker spews liquid nitrogen on La. highway Saturday morning

    October 1, 2016 10:22 AM

    JEANERETTE - Highway 90 closed Saturday morning south of New Iberia and north of Morgan City after a truck carrying liquid nitrogen spewed its load. The spill was in the area of Pepper Road. Both directions of the highway were closed shortly after sunrise. Service roads were also closed,... more »
  • Man in 'Beast Mode' steals $1,300 from Walmart register

    August 11, 2016 10:54 AM

    BAYOU VISTA - Investigators are looking to identify a man who broke into a St. Mary Parish Walmart cash register before making off with more than $1,300 in cash late last month. Deputies responded to the reported theft in Bayou Vista on July 28. Walmart employees said a man... more »
  • 1 arrested in illegal marijuana grow operation in Verdunville

    May 24, 2016 10:35 AM

    VERDUNVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in St. Mary Parish say they arrested a man and disassembled an illegal marijuana grow operation over the weekend. 64-year-old Charles Adams, Jr., of Verdunville, was arrested Sunday night and booked on charges of cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession... more »
  • Three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel retires

    March 30, 2016 3:58 PM

    LOUISVILLE - Three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey and Louisiana native Calvin Borel says he is retiring. According to The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky., Borel informed his agent Larry Melancon that he is retiring effective immediately. Borel is the only jockey to win three Derbies in four years. The... more »
  • Deputies in St. Mary Parish warn of ongoing sweepstakes scam

    February 3, 2016 2:30 PM

    FRANKLIN - Sheriff’s deputies in St. Mary Parish say they’ve received reports of a sweepstakes scam taking advantage of the elderly via a series of official-looking documents sent out through the mail. Deputies say on Jan. 28 one older victim from the Franklin area said that during a phone... more »
  • Baldwin town employee accused of stealing more than $60,000

    January 11, 2016 2:16 PM

    BALDWIN - Sheriff’s deputies in St. Mary Parish say they arrested an employee of the Town of Baldwin after she was accused of stealing more than $60,000 and creating false public records in an attempt to cover her tracks. 40-year-old Natashia Lancelin was booked into the parish jail after... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy injured in Sunday shooting listed in stable condition

    December 28, 2015 2:49 PM

    BALDWIN - The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office says a deputy injured in a shooting Sunday morning is listed in stable condition and still being treated at an area hospital Monday afternoon. Sheriff Mark Hebert expressed his thanks for the outpouring of concern and support for the deputy, who... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy shot responding to shooting that injured 1

    December 27, 2015 11:01 AM

    BALDWIN - Authorities say a south Louisiana sheriff's deputy was shot while responding to a shooting. State Master Trooper Brooks David says one man was arrested after the incident Sunday in Ashton, a St. Mary Parish community about 35 miles southeast of Lafayette. He says about 6:10 a.m., a caller... more »
  • St. Mary Parish has new crime-reporting method

    November 20, 2015 11:50 AM

    FRANKLIN - The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office has announced a new crime-reporting feature that allows citizens to upload photos, videos, audio recordings and other files involving potential crimes to the Sheriff's Office website. The Sheriff's Office said in a statement Wednesday that those uploading the files have the... more »
  • St. Mary Parish deputies arrest man who escaped into bayou

    April 17, 2015 5:15 PM

    BAYOU BOEUF - A wanted man who managed to elude deputies in St. Mary Parish by jumping into Bayou Boeuf and swimming away was taken into custody Friday. Detectives say they found James Guerin hiding out in a storage building on Sixth Street in Morgan City. He was wanted... more »
  • Search suspended for man who escaped drug arrest by jumping into bayou

    April 16, 2015 5:04 PM

    BAYOU BOEUF - Sheriff's deputies in St. Mary Parish have suspended search efforts for a man who fled on foot into Bayou Boeuf during a narcotics investigation. Deputies began the search of the bayou in the early morning hours of Thursday, using their Marine Division's boats, radar and dive... more »
  • Celebrate Halloween a day early Play Video

    October 30, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween isn't until Friday, but there are plenty of spooky celebrations scheduled tonight across the area. The Baton Rouge Police Department is hosting Boo with the Blue from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event is family-friendly and will include a haunted house, food and games a costume contest.... more »
  • Body of Houma man recovered Intracoastal Waterway

    October 6, 2014 10:24 AM

    MORGAN CITY - The body of a Houma man has been recovered from the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Mary Parish. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman Adam Einck says agents found the body of 38-year-old Wallace Bailey Jr. around 6:30 a.m. Monday. Einck says Bailey and his father, 64-year-old... more »
  • School hosts active shooter training

    August 5, 2014 11:07 AM

    BALDWIN - Law enforcement and school administrators in St. Mary Parish attended a collaborative active shooter training and demonstration event last Thursday to better prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Regional Training Academy hosted the event at B.E. Boudreaux Middle School... more »
  • NEW INFO: inmates captured in Lafayette, details released about escape

    February 4, 2014 2:20 PM

    LAFAYETTE- Two men who escaped from jail in St. Mary Parish were found near some railroad tracks about 70 miles from where they sneaked to freedom. Christopher Horton and Joshua Folks were taken in to custody about 11 a.m. Tuesday. They'd been on the run since Sunday. Lafayette Police... more »
  • Teen girl arrested in St. Mary murder

    November 6, 2013 11:12 AM

    BERWICK - Authorities arrested a 15-year-old girl in the murder of Willie Francis, a man reported missing in St. Mary Parish before he was found shot to death last week. Deputies said a joint investigation involving St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office and the Berwick Police Department led to the... more »

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