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  • Trivial fundraising: Louisiana college hosts trivia contest

    February 12, 2018 7:30 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Got a knack for remembering random, somewhat useful information? A southeast Louisiana college wants you for its trivia contest this month, aimed at raising money for student programs. Nicholls State University is hosting a Big Bayou Trivia Bash on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.... more »
  • Woman throws tantrum after police bust her with $200 worth of stolen groceries

    February 9, 2018 2:12 PM

    THIBODAUX- Authorities have arrested a woman they say stole over $200 worth of groceries from an area store. Police say 30-year-old Kacie Zeringue scanned $221.65 worth of items at a grocery store in the 200 block of North Canal Boulevard. Zeringue scanned her EBT card and was declined. A... more »
  • Man poses as doctor (and patient) to get access to pain medication

    January 31, 2018 2:45 PM

    THIBODAUX - Authorities arrested a man accused of pretending to be a doctor in order to get access to pain medication. On Jan. 26 at approximately 3:39 p.m., police were called to the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Emergency Room after a suspicious encounter with a patient. The patient... more »
  • Man arrested in burglaries after high-speed chase

    January 12, 2018 10:23 AM

    THIBODAUX - A man accused of burglaries in Lafource Parish was arrested Wednesday after a car and foot chase. Kip Bryant, 49, has been booked with three burglaries and might face other charges because of the chase. Detectives have been investigating several burglaries in the central Lafourche area... more »
  • Thibodaux man taken into custody following homicide Friday morning

    November 24, 2017 5:09 PM

    THIBODAUX- Police are investigating a homicide that took place Friday morning on Midland Drive. According to the Thibodaux Police Department, Kai D. Williams was taken into custody after officers responded to a shooting around 9 a.m. in the 1700 block of Midland Dr. Authorities say the unidentified victim... more »
  • Bishop: Mass on Thursday for Thibodaux Massacre victims

    November 23, 2017 4:08 PM

    THIBODAUX- A Louisiana bishop will celebrate a memorial mass for victims of a massacre of African-American Louisiana residents 130 years ago. A news release says the Most Rev. Shelton Fabre, bishop of the Houma-Thibodaux Diocese , decided to celebrate a special memorial Mass at noon Thursday in Thibodaux after... more »
  • Thibodaux man arrested for molesting child

    November 21, 2017 5:07 PM

    LAFOURCHE PARISH- Authorities say a Thibodaux man was arrested Monday for molesting a juvenile. According to the Lafourche Parish Sherriff’s Office, 37-year-old Christopher Williamson of Thibodaux was arrested on Nov. 20th. Troopers say the investigation into Williamson began over the weekend after an adult victim came forward with... more »
  • Man wanted for punching woman in the face and injuring her children

    September 20, 2017 2:42 PM

    THIBODAUX- Officers from the Thibodaux Police Department are asking for help in locating a man who attacked a woman and her children outside of their residence. On Saturday, authorities say that Omar Harvey punched the woman in the face causing her to fall backwards and hit her head on... more »
  • 57-year-old man booked for sexual battery of juvenile

    September 14, 2017 3:03 PM

    THIBODAUX- A 57-year-old man has been arrested after he was accused of 'forcibly fondling' a juvenile in June. In August, juvenile detectives with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation after learning Kenneth McDonalds allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact with a child under 15 years old. McDonald... more »
  • Area man gets high, falls asleep in drive-through line

    September 11, 2017 2:23 PM

    THIBODAUX - Officers in Thibodaux have arrested a man they say fell asleep in a drive-through early Monday morning. Authorities received a call about a car blocking a restaurant drive-through around 1:15 a.m. When they arrived, they discovered John Sewell, 37, asleep at the wheel. One of the... more »
  • Assumption Parish deputy dies in weekend crash in Thibodaux

    July 3, 2017 11:44 AM

    THIBODAUX – A 21-year-old Assumption Parish deputy died in a car crash on LA 304 in Thibodaux over the weekend. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash claimed the life of Seth Bourgeois. The crash occurred as Bourgeois was traveling east on LA 304, near... more »
  • Police: Pharmacy employee in Thibodaux arrested for stealing medicine

    April 17, 2017 5:53 PM

    THIBODAUX – A woman was arrested after police say she stole medicine from the pharmacy she was an employee of in Thibodaux. The Thibodaux Police Department arrested 20-year-old Cammie Michelle Seago for theft of goods and distribution of oxycodone. On Thursday, April 13 around 12:30 p.m. Seago used... more »
  • Thibodaux High student arrested for bringing gun to school

    November 17, 2016 12:01 PM

    THIBODAUX - Lafourche Parish deputies say a 17-year-old student at Thibodaux High School has been arrested for bringing a hand gun to school. Sheriff Craig Webre said in a news release Brennan Garman of Thibodaux was arrested Wednesday. Webre said a school administrator learned a student possibly had a firearm... more »
  • Woman arrested for fourth DWI offense in Thibodaux

    August 1, 2016 2:17 PM

    THIBODAUX – Thibodaux Police arrested a woman on her fourth drinking while intoxicated offense on Thursday night. Around 11:50 p.m., police saw and stopped a gray Toyota Camry without a license plate in the area of Canal Boulevard and St. Charles Street in Thibodaux. The driver, 31-year-old Arielle Dumas,... more »
  • Sheriff: Mother, 26, kills 5-year-old daughter, then self

    July 31, 2016 6:41 PM

    THIBODAUX - The Lafourche Parish sheriff says a 26-year-old Thibodaux woman apparently killed her 5-year-old daughter, then herself. Sheriff Craig Webre identifies them as Nakesha Carrere and her daughter, Abigail Creamer. He says in a news release that the child's father found their bodies when he arrived at the home... more »
  • Thibodaux man wanted for shooting at car with child inside

    June 14, 2016 3:14 PM

    THIBODAUX – Police are searching for a man who is wanted for shooting at a car with a child inside. On Sunday, June 12 around 1:50 p.m., as a vehicle passed on Sanders Street, 18-year-old Daronte Mathews, shot at it multiple times. The vehicle was occupied by three people, one... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect leads police on high-speed chase

    June 13, 2016 11:57 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police said a man was arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened earlier this year after he led officers on a high-speed chase through Terrebonne Parish. 49-year-old Cristopher Smith was booked on charges of armed robbery, aggravated flight from an officer, possession of alcoholic beverages... more »
  • Woman who threatened to burn home down with people inside arrested

    May 17, 2016 10:26 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - A woman was arrested after Assumption Parish deputies say she told them she planned to burn a house down with everyone inside. Deputies say they made contact with Ann Thibodaux at her home in Labadieville after her mom and sister reported she was making harassing phone calls.... more »
  • Domestic dispute involving tattoo gun and movie night leads to arrest

    May 9, 2016 4:46 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police say they arrested a man on multiple charges after officers were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance involving family movie night and a tattoo gun. 30-year-old James Haydel, of Raceland, was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery with child endangerment, second-degree sexual battery... more »
  • Deputies say drunk man stole school bus

    May 4, 2016 2:41 PM

    CHACKBAY - A man from Thibodaux was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing a school bus and driving it while intoxicated. Jordan Molaison, 21, is charged with theft of a motor vehicle, simple criminal damage to property and 2nd offense DWI. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says a... more »
  • Thibodaux Police seize over $10k in drugs after two arrests

    April 19, 2016 11:15 AM

    THIBODAUX- Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced two arrests that led to police seizing a gun and $10,000 in drugs. Police arrested 20-year-old Alex Smith and 20-year-old Ariyaun DeJean for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal carrying of weapon in the presence of CDS, possession of hydrocodone and... more »
  • Drunk driver contacts police to report she crashed into parked patrol car

    February 16, 2016 2:50 PM

    THIBODAUX - Thibodaux Police reported an intoxicated woman contacted law enforcement herself to report she had crashed into a parked Thibodaux Police Department patrol car early Sunday morning. 30-year-old Monet Muilenburg, of Thibodaux, was booked into the Lafourche Detention Center on a charge of second offense DWI after her... more »
  • Man accused of beating, imprisoning woman for more than 20 hours

    February 4, 2016 11:53 AM

    THIBODAUX - A man was booked on several counts including domestic abuse charges and false imprisonment after deputies found he held a woman captive against her will and beat her during a period of 20 hours. 49-year-old Jamie Scarbrough was charged with felony domestic abuse battery, false imprisonment and... more »
  • Warrants obtained for men involved in Thibodaux parade shooting

    February 1, 2016 6:28 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police have announced warrants will be obtained in connection with a shooting that took place during the first parade of the Carnival season in Thibodaux on Sunday. 20-year-old Ryan Harris and 33-year-old Quincy Johnson, both of Napoleonville, were the two men involved in the shooting, according to... more »
  • Nicholls State police dispatcher charged with disturbing the peace

    January 8, 2016 1:18 PM

    THIBODAUX - A Nicholls State University Police dispatcher faces a disturbing the peace charge after the staff at a Thibodaux apartment complex reported he yelled and cursed at them and that they were afraid of him. The Courier reports the Sheriff's Office responded Dec. 11 to Bayou Reserve Apartments... more »
  • Driver accused of sixth DWI after crash

    December 18, 2015 2:18 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police said a Thibodaux man faces his sixth charge of driving while intoxicated after a wreck this week. Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue said 29-year-old Mitchell Carrere crashed into a ditch Thursday night around Carolina Avenue and Thompson Place in the Thibodaux city limits. Investigators said Zeringue... more »
  • Thibodaux man receives life in prison after raping girl

    December 13, 2015 2:16 PM

    HOUMA, La. - A Thibodaux man convicted of raping and impregnating an 11-year-old girl was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Prosecutor Bud Barnes says 27-year-old Joseph Riney was sentenced Friday. Riney was convicted of aggravated rape in November after a two-day trial in which a state police crime... more »
  • Search warrants lead to pair of child porn arrests in Terrebonne Parish

    December 9, 2015 12:25 PM

    TERREBONNE PARISH - Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two men Tuesday morning accused of possession of child pornography. 26-year-old Stephen Mitchell was arrested for 10 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles after deputies searched his Jolie Oaks Blvd residence in Thibodaux. He remains in Terrebonne Parish Jail... more »
  • Thibodaux Police seize $39,000 worth of pot after Wednesday arrest

    November 5, 2015 12:21 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police is Thibodaux say they seized just over $39,000 worth of high grade marijuana after they arrested a man Wednesday night. 21-year-old Kaleb Bruce, of Golden Meadow, was booked on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, improper lane usage, driver not... more »
  • Lafourche Parish to take over some maintenance of La. 1

    October 29, 2015 12:01 PM

    THIBODAUX - Lafourche Parish will be responsible for maintaining and operating parts of Louisiana Highway 1 and the four-lane highway from Golden Meadow to Leeville after the elevated portion of the highway is built in south Lafourche. The Daily Comet reports the Lafourche Parish Council voted Tuesday to accept... more »
  • Police: Child, dogs removed from filthy Thibodaux home

    October 5, 2015 7:02 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police in Thibodaux say a child and 17 dogs have been removed from a home where investigators said the living conditions were deplorable. Two adults now face child desertion charges. Three others at the same address were cited for cruelty to animals and related charges. All received... more »
  • Woman lies to police, steals their patrol car

    September 26, 2015 11:57 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. - A Thibodaux woman remains jailed after lying about a killing and driving off in a sheriff's patrol car as deputies investigated. Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says Loralyn Boudreaux, 34, approached deputies Thursday evening screaming about a death, telling them that the killer and victim were still... more »
  • Man, wife and dog found dead in apparent murder-suicide

    August 5, 2015 4:30 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Assumption Parish are investigating a possible murder-suicide that happened Tuesday in Labadieville. Deputies say they received a call from a Thibodaux business looking to check on the welfare of an employee who did not show up for work. Responding officers went to a home... more »
  • 2014 Thibodaux manslaughter trial set to begin Tuesday

    August 2, 2015 11:59 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. - The trial of a man charged with manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of Larose teenager is to begin Tuesday in Thibodaux. 20-year-old Neely Gardner of Galliano is charged in the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Braxton Bourda of Larose. Authorities say Bourda was shot while riding his... more »
  • Convicted thief charged with cashing out again

    April 15, 2015 10:51 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a Thibodaux man after they said he was caught faking refunds at his job in order to steal money. Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii said his officers charged Dre Robertson, 21, with felony theft on Monday. Silverii said investigators were told Robertson had been... more »
  • Jurors stumped in shooting case of man mistaken as an alligator

    March 29, 2015 3:23 PM

    THIBODAUX - A 31-year-old man from Cut Off who said he shot a man he mistook for an alligator will get a new trial after a jury could not make a decision in his second-degree murder case. Sources say that after two-and-a-half hours of deliberation, jurors on Saturday were deadlocked... more »
  • Louisiana police officer pleads guilty to reckless driving

    March 24, 2015 10:27 AM

    THIBODAUX - A Louisiana police officer originally charged with driving under the influence has pleaded guilty to reckless driving in Florida. Florida State Attorney's Office tells The Daily Comet Collier County Judge Vince Murphy ordered 33-year-old Varick Taylor Jr. on Monday to pay a $250 fine plus court and prosecution... more »
  • Police: Man stabbed girlfriend several times

    February 19, 2015 9:38 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police say they arrested a man after he stabbed his girlfriend several times during an argument. Kenneth Westley, 45, was booked on attempted 2nd degree murder charges. Investigators say he fled the scene immediately after the stabbing but was stopped by officers shortly thereafter. He's being held... more »
  • Teenager faces attempted murder charge

    January 21, 2015 3:27 AM

    THIBODAUX - A 17-year-old boy has surrendered to police after he allegedly shot another teenager in the torso over the weekend. Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii says the suspect was booked Monday with attempted second-degree murder and is being held in the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $250,000 bond.... more »
  • Arrested: Man responsible for hospital bomb threat

    August 27, 2014 6:30 PM

    THIBODAUX - Deputies arrested a suspect responsible for a bomb threat made at Chabert Medical Center earlier this summer. Authorities arrested Otrell Renae Every, 24, for calling the threat at the LSU Ochsner joint owned hospital in Terrebonne Parish. Investigators found the bomb threat call was made from... more »

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