May 17, 2024

State Police Investigation Leads to Arrests in Drug Trafficking Organization

In January 2024, detectives from the Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division-Houma Field Office launched an investigation into a drug trafficking organization distributing multiple narcotics across Terrebonne, Lafourche, St. Mary, and Avoyelles Parishes. Seven individuals were arrested in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.
May 17, 2024

LDWF Agents Cite Four Subjects for Oyster Violations in Terrebonne Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents cited four subjects for alleged oyster harvesting violations on May 11 in Terrebonne Parish. Agents cited Daniel Naquin, 33, of Chauvin, Daniel Alvarez, 26, of Hopedale, Dustin Boquet, 26, of Chauvin, and Wayne Lafollette, 32, of Chauvin, for taking oysters from an unapproved area.
May 1, 2024

Former Art Teacher Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Student

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell has announced that Ralph Cheramie Jr., 64, a former art teacher from south Lafourche, has been found guilty as charged by a twelve-person Lafourche parish jury for Molestation of a Juvenile, Sexual Battery when the Victim is Under 13, and Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile Under 13 after a three-day trial.
May 1, 2024

Two men arrested in Burglary investigation, spanning Terrebonne and Lafourche

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet announced the arrest of a pair of Houma men, in connection with a ring of mini storage burglary investigations, that spanned multiple businesses throughout Terrebonne and Lafourche Parish. Brett Anthony Bergeron, 29, and Robert Thomas Matthews, 25, were arrested for multiple charges associated with the investigations. 
April 26, 2024

Detectives Investigating Friday Afternoon Shooting in Raceland

LPSO detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred shortly after noon on Friday, April 26, 2024, in the area of Ayo Street in Raceland. The shooting involved two vehicles. No injuries were reported. Shortly after the incident, several schools in the Raceland area were placed on lockdown for a short time out of an abundance of caution.
April 26, 2024

Two arrested for shooting Houma teen

HPD responded to a report of a shooting on Columbus Street on April 22. The investigation revealed that the shooting occurred in the 500 block of Eliza Street where the 17 year old victim was confronted by multiple suspects, identified as Christian Antoine, 19 years old, and Kendrick Woods, 19 years old. As the victim was running away, the suspects started shooting at him at which time he was struck by the gunfire.