July 16, 2024

Houma man arrested for drug and weapon charges following traffic stop in Bourg

“This incident is another example of how proactive Law Enforcement tactics can have a positive impact in our community.  I am proud to work with such a tremendous group of motivated men and women, who dedicate their lives to making our community a safer place,” said Sheriff Tim Soignet.
July 10, 2024

Two Charged with Murder in Cold Case from 1986

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two people have been arrested and charged with the murder of a Golden Meadow woman in 1986. Russell Lee and Judith “Judy” Weiser have been charged with the murder of 22-year-old Paula Boudreaux back in August of 1986.
July 9, 2024

Houma man arrested on stolen firearm and narcotics charges

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet announced the arrest of a Houma man on multiple narcotics and weapons related charges, in connection with an investigation completed by the Terrebonne Parish Patrol Division.  Jeffrey Jospeh Bourgeois Jr, 28, was arrested in connection with the investigation. 
July 8, 2024

Breaux Bridge men arrested in ATM armed robbery case

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet announced the arrest of a pair of Breaux Bridge men in connection with a recent Armed Robbery incident, of an Automated Teller Machine (ATM), at a local bank. Gilbert Sidney Matthews, 27, and Jermonte Emeeko Hamilton, 23, were arrested on charges of First-Degree Robbery, in connection with the investigation. 
July 3, 2024

Houma Man Arrested for Narcotics and Sex Crimes Involving a Juvenile

On July 1, 2024, detectives with the Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division Houma Field Office, HPD Narcotics Division, TPSO Narcotics Division, and Homeland Security Investigations Houma Field Office (HSI HFO) conducted search warrants at two separate residences on Hibernia Place and Express Boulevard in Houma as part of a narcotics trafficking investigation. The investigation led to the arrest of 29-year-old Javonne Amacker of Houma. Amacker was additionally charged with third degree rape and indecent behavior with a juvenile.
July 1, 2024

Gunshots exchanged outside Thirsty’s Bar in Houma; stray bullet strikes victim outside Courtyard Marriott

The investigation revealed several subjects were involved in an altercation within the bar that continued as they exited into the parking lot. The suspects then went to their cars and multiple suspects armed themselves with firearms. The suspects then exchanged gunfire and fled the area in separate vehicles. One victim was struck in the leg while outside of the Courtyard Marriott from a stray bullet.
June 30, 2024

Two Men Injured in Saturday Evening Shooting Incident in Thibodaux

Just after 7:15 p.m. on June 29, 2024, deputies responded to the 100 block of Park Avenue in Thibodaux in reference to a man in his 40s having been shot in the hand. While on scene, deputies learned a second person, a man in his 30s, was also being treated for a gunshot wound at a local hospital. Both are expected to recover from the injuries.