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KPLC Lake Charles
Details emerge in fatal Houma head-on crashcount of vehicular homicide, one count of first-degree negligent injury, reckle
Details emerge in fatal Houma head-on crash
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted an hour ago
count of vehicular homicide, one count of first-degree negligent injury, reckless operation of a vehicle, and hit and run. Houma police responded to the scene of a head-on collision Sunday just after 2:30 a.m. The accident occurred near the east... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016and authorized disposal. Action: Amended the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 hours ago
and authorized disposal. Action: Amended the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and Budgeted Positions for the following: Houma Police Department, $6,131; General Fund-Holiday Decorations, $36,500; Planning and Zoning, ($116,000); Recreation,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016and authorized disposal. Action: Amended the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
and authorized disposal. Action: Amended the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and Budgeted Positions for the following: Houma Police Department, $6,131; General Fund-Holiday Decorations, $36,500; Planning and Zoning, ($116,000); Recreation,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Police Report August 20-21of justice by hindrance or delay, contempt of court, fugitive of Assumption Par
Police Report August 20-21
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
of justice by hindrance or delay, contempt of court, fugitive of Assumption Parish, headlights required.

Houma Police Department

Henry Allridge Sr., 41, 401 Ashlawn St., Houma, carjacking, possession with intent to... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Police Report August 20-21of justice by hindrance or delay, contempt of court, fugitive of Assumption Par
Police Report August 20-21
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
of justice by hindrance or delay, contempt of court, fugitive of Assumption Parish, headlights required.

Houma Police Department

Henry Allridge Sr., 41, 401 Ashlawn St., Houma, carjacking, possession with intent to... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Driver released as fatal crash investigation continuesSt., Houma, was charged with vehicular homicide, first-degree vehicular neglige
Driver released as fatal crash investigation continues
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
St., Houma, was charged with vehicular homicide, first-degree vehicular negligent injuring and violating one-way traffic. Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said he may still face charges later, but investigators have found no probable cause at this... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Driver released as fatal crash investigation continuesSt., Houma, was charged with vehicular homicide, first-degree vehicular neglige
Driver released as fatal crash investigation continues
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
St., Houma, was charged with vehicular homicide, first-degree vehicular negligent injuring and violating one-way traffic. Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said he may still face charges later, but investigators have found no probable cause at this... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Father, son charged in Houma carjackingA father and son are accused of stealing a man's car Saturday after he confront
Father, son charged in Houma carjacking
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
A father and son are accused of stealing a man's car Saturday after he confronted them about taking his cigarettes, Houma Police said today. Henry Allridge Sr., 41, and Henry Allridge Jr., 23, are charged with carjacking, possession with intent to... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Aug. 18-19unauthorized use of "access card."

Brent Poiencot, 40, 1106 Renee Drive,

Aug. 18-19
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
unauthorized use of "access card."

Brent Poiencot, 40, 1106 Renee Drive, Thibodaux, two counts of theft.

Houma Police Department

Jorge Lara, 24, 8131 Park Ave., Houma, domestic abuse battery.

Troy Triche, 48, 112... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Aug. 18-19unauthorized use of "access card."

Brent Poiencot, 40, 1106 Renee Drive,

Aug. 18-19
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
unauthorized use of "access card."

Brent Poiencot, 40, 1106 Renee Drive, Thibodaux, two counts of theft.

Houma Police Department

Jorge Lara, 24, 8131 Park Ave., Houma, domestic abuse battery.

Troy Triche, 48, 112... Read more

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The Houma Courier
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local storiesover sheriff's raid A federal judge has denied attorneys' request to declare u
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local stories
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
over sheriff's raid A federal judge has denied attorneys' request to declare unconstitutional an Aug. 2 raid of a Houma Police officer's home as part of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office's investigation into a self-proclaimed... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local storiesover sheriff's raid A federal judge has denied attorneys' request to declare u
In case you missed it: Last week's top 5 local stories
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
over sheriff's raid A federal judge has denied attorneys' request to declare unconstitutional an Aug. 2 raid of a Houma Police officer's home as part of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office's investigation into a self-proclaimed... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Suspect not guilty in shooting that left victim paralyzedprior felony convictions, prosecutors could have asked the judge to sentence hi
Suspect not guilty in shooting that left victim paralyzed
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
prior felony convictions, prosecutors could have asked the judge to sentence him to life in prison as a habitual offender. Houma Police responded March 16, 2014, to a shooting at Doo's Seafood at the intersection of Scott Lane and Park Avenue. They... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Suspect not guilty in shooting that left victim paralyzedprior felony convictions, prosecutors could have asked the judge to sentence hi
Suspect not guilty in shooting that left victim paralyzed
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
prior felony convictions, prosecutors could have asked the judge to sentence him to life in prison as a habitual offender. Houma Police responded March 16, 2014, to a shooting at Doo's Seafood at the intersection of Scott Lane and Park Avenue. They... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Woman hospitalized after shooting herselfhospital with life-threatening injuries after she shot herself Wednesday night
Woman hospitalized after shooting herself
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
hospital with life-threatening injuries after she shot herself Wednesday night at the corner of School and Grinage streets, Houma Police said Thursday. Officers responded about 7:45 p.m., Sgt. Travis Theriot said in a news release. He said the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Burglary suspect draws gun, hit with Taserpossession of a firearm by a felon and resisting arrest. The vehicle burglary
Burglary suspect draws gun, hit with Taser
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
possession of a firearm by a felon and resisting arrest. The vehicle burglary occurred in the 200 block of Evelyn Avenue, Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said in a news release. Officers found signs of forced entry, and the victim reported a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Woman hospitalized after shooting herselfhospital with life-threatening injuries after she shot herself Wednesday night
Woman hospitalized after shooting herself
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
hospital with life-threatening injuries after she shot herself Wednesday night at the corner of School and Grinage streets, Houma Police said Thursday. Officers responded about 7:45 p.m., Sgt. Travis Theriot said in a news release. He said the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Burglary suspect draws gun, hit with Taserpossession of a firearm by a felon and resisting arrest. The vehicle burglary
Burglary suspect draws gun, hit with Taser
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
possession of a firearm by a felon and resisting arrest. The vehicle burglary occurred in the 200 block of Evelyn Avenue, Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said in a news release. Officers found signs of forced entry, and the victim reported a... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Judge denies request for federal intervention in Terrebonne 'Exposedat' caseNEW ORLEANS, La.—A U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Louisi
Judge denies request for federal intervention in Terrebonne 'Exposedat' case
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
NEW ORLEANS, La.—A U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana denied a request by a Houma Police Officer to step in and stop the search of his family’s electronics by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff. U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Trial opens in 2013 synthetic marijuana casehis and his father's years of hard work, she argued. Defense attorney Jeffrey
Trial opens in 2013 synthetic marijuana case
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
his and his father's years of hard work, she argued. Defense attorney Jeffrey Weiner, whose law firm Nahra works for, had Houma Police officer Joseph Renfro read the backs of the synthetic marijuana packages when Renfro testified. Renfro was... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Trial opens in 2013 synthetic marijuana casehis and his father's years of hard work, she argued. Defense attorney Jeffrey
Trial opens in 2013 synthetic marijuana case
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
his and his father's years of hard work, she argued. Defense attorney Jeffrey Weiner, whose law firm Nahra works for, had Houma Police officer Joseph Renfro read the backs of the synthetic marijuana packages when Renfro testified. Renfro was... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Judge denies request to declare sheriff's raid over website unconstitutionalin the blog, which was created by someone using the pseudonym John Turner. He h
Judge denies request to declare sheriff's raid over website unconstitutional
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
in the blog, which was created by someone using the pseudonym John Turner. He has not yet been charged with a crime, but Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman placed him on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the investigation. The... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Judge denies request to declare sheriff's raid over website unconstitutionalin the blog, which was created by someone using the pseudonym John Turner. He h
Judge denies request to declare sheriff's raid over website unconstitutional
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
in the blog, which was created by someone using the pseudonym John Turner. He has not yet been charged with a crime, but Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman placed him on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the investigation. The... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Judge denies request to declare sheriff's raid over website unconstitutionalin the blog, which was created by someone using the pseudonym John Turner. He h
Judge denies request to declare sheriff's raid over website unconstitutional
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
in the blog, which was created by someone using the pseudonym John Turner. He has not yet been charged with a crime, but Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman placed him on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the investigation. The... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Houma forgery suspect faces similar charges in Lafourchecard without permission to make $1,300 in purchases and forged the relative's s
Houma forgery suspect faces similar charges in Lafourche
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
card without permission to make $1,300 in purchases and forged the relative's signature on receipts. According to the Houma Police Department, Poincot made over $5,800 worth of purchases in the city using a family member's credit card without... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma forgery suspect faces similar charges in Lafourchecard without permission to make $1,300 in purchases and forged the relative's s
Houma forgery suspect faces similar charges in Lafourche
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
card without permission to make $1,300 in purchases and forged the relative's signature on receipts. According to the Houma Police Department, Poincot made over $5,800 worth of purchases in the city using a family member's credit card without... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Judge denies request to declare Terrebonne sheriff's raid over website unconstitutionalhimself. Laptop computers and cellphones seized from the Andersons' home are b
Judge denies request to declare Terrebonne sheriff's raid over website unconstitutional
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
himself. Laptop computers and cellphones seized from the Andersons' home are being held in the Clerk of Court's Office. Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman has placed Wayne Anderson on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Judge denies request to declare Terrebonne sheriff's raid over website unconstitutionalhimself. Laptop computers and cellphones seized from the Andersons' home are b
Judge denies request to declare Terrebonne sheriff's raid over website unconstitutional
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
himself. Laptop computers and cellphones seized from the Andersons' home are being held in the Clerk of Court's Office. Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman has placed Wayne Anderson on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Aug. 13-14Baldwin, 39, 241 S. Jamon Court, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, posses
Aug. 13-14
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Baldwin, 39, 241 S. Jamon Court, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, possession of schedule IV drugs.

Houma Police Department

Michelle Smith, 31, 2643 Matthews Court, Houma, negligent injuring, DWI, reckless... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Aug. 13-14Baldwin, 39, 241 S. Jamon Court, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, posses
Aug. 13-14
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 days ago
Baldwin, 39, 241 S. Jamon Court, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, possession of schedule IV drugs. Houma Police Department Michelle Smith, 31, 2643 Matthews Court, Houma, negligent injuring, DWI, reckless operation, driving... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Two charged in Terrebonne Parish burglariessaid the investigation is ongoing and asked anyone with information to call the
Two charged in Terrebonne Parish burglaries
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
said the investigation is ongoing and asked anyone with information to call the Sheriff's Office at 876-2500. Houma Police also charged Adams and Carrere with simple criminal damage to property after the skate park was vandalized, as... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Two charged in Terrebonne Parish burglariessaid the investigation is ongoing and asked anyone with information to call the
Two charged in Terrebonne Parish burglaries
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
said the investigation is ongoing and asked anyone with information to call the Sheriff's Office at 876-2500. Houma Police also charged Adams and Carrere with simple criminal damage to property after the skate park was vandalized, as... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Aug. 10-11Drive, Gray, two counts of domestic abuse battery, resisting arrest by violence
Aug. 10-11
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Drive, Gray, two counts of domestic abuse battery, resisting arrest by violence, battery of a police officer.

Houma Police Department

Wesley Smith Jr., 65, 816 Church St., Thibodaux, entering and remaining after being... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Aug. 10-11Drive, Gray, two counts of domestic abuse battery, resisting arrest by violence
Aug. 10-11
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
Drive, Gray, two counts of domestic abuse battery, resisting arrest by violence, battery of a police officer.

Houma Police Department

Wesley Smith Jr., 65, 816 Church St., Thibodaux, entering and remaining after being... Read more

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The Daily Comet
In case you missed it: Last week’s top 5 local storiesA Houma Police officer claims Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter intende
In case you missed it: Last week’s top 5 local stories
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
A Houma Police officer claims Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter intended to harass him by conducting a raid on his home and seizing his computers in connection with an investigation into a website that bills itself as one aimed at exposing... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Locals aid in relief efforts for historic La. floodingThey couldn't be reached because there was extremely little cellphone and radio
Locals aid in relief efforts for historic La. flooding
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
They couldn't be reached because there was extremely little cellphone and radio communication service in the area.

Houma Police officers, Terrebonne sheriff's deputies and Schriever Volunteer Fire Department personnel assisted with rescue... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Locals aid in relief efforts for historic La. floodingThey couldn't be reached because there was extremely little cellphone and radio
Locals aid in relief efforts for historic La. flooding
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
They couldn't be reached because there was extremely little cellphone and radio communication service in the area.

Houma Police officers, Terrebonne sheriff's deputies and Schriever Volunteer Fire Department personnel assisted with rescue... Read more

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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Clancy DuBos: pressing free speech on the bayoulesson when I read about Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter's deputies e
Clancy DuBos: pressing free speech on the bayou
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 13 days ago
lesson when I read about Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter's deputies executing a search warrant on the home of Houma police officer Wayne Anderson in hopes of learning the identity of an anonymous blogger who had the audacity to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Citations approved for procedure violators at government buildingsthe Legislature to introduce a lot of strong laws in the next legislative regar
Citations approved for procedure violators at government buildings
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
the Legislature to introduce a lot of strong laws in the next legislative regarding protections for law enforcement. A Houma Police officer is stationed at the bank of elevators downstairs and visitors must sign in with proper identification... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Citations approved for procedure violators at government buildingsthe Legislature to introduce a lot of strong laws in the next legislative regar
Citations approved for procedure violators at government buildings
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
the Legislature to introduce a lot of strong laws in the next legislative regarding protections for law enforcement. A Houma Police officer is stationed at the bank of elevators downstairs and visitors must sign in with proper identification... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Terrebonne residents blast sheriff's raid, parish insurance dealwarrants to collect information from Facebook and AT&T, the sheriff’s office tr
Terrebonne residents blast sheriff's raid, parish insurance deal
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
warrants to collect information from Facebook and AT&T, the sheriff’s office traced the Internet postings to the home of Houma Police Officer Wayne Anderson and raided his house last week. Anderson is appealing the search warrant in a state... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne to hold hearing on controversial insurance contractJr. – and their business dealings in late June. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Offic
Terrebonne to hold hearing on controversial insurance contract
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Jr. – and their business dealings in late June. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Office raided the St. Francis Street home of Houma Police officer Wayne Anderson last Tuesday to obtain computers and cellphones related to an investigation into a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne to hold hearing on controversial insurance contractJr. – and their business dealings in late June. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Offic
Terrebonne to hold hearing on controversial insurance contract
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
Jr. – and their business dealings in late June. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Office raided the St. Francis Street home of Houma Police officer Wayne Anderson last Tuesday to obtain computers and cellphones related to an investigation into a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne to hold hearing on controversial insurance contractJr. – and their business dealings in late June. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Offic
Terrebonne to hold hearing on controversial insurance contract
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Jr. – and their business dealings in late June. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Office raided the St. Francis Street home of Houma Police officer Wayne Anderson last Tuesday to obtain computers and cellphones related to an investigation into a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 8, 2016Introduced an ordinance to amend the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and Budgeted
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 8, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Introduced an ordinance to amend the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and Budgeted Positions for the following: Houma Police Department, $6,131; General Fund-Holiday Decorations, $36,500; Planning and Zoning, ($116,000); Recreation,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 8, 2016Introduced an ordinance to amend the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and Budgeted
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 8, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
Introduced an ordinance to amend the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget and Budgeted Positions for the following: Houma Police Department, $6,131; General Fund-Holiday Decorations, $36,500; Planning and Zoning, ($116,000); Recreation,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Vandalism closes Houma skate parkan electrical meter box was broken. Recreation District 2-3, which oversees the
Vandalism closes Houma skate park
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
an electrical meter box was broken. Recreation District 2-3, which oversees the park, decided to close the park until the Houma Police Department completes an investigation into who was involved in the damage, district board president Gary Beeson... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Vandalism closes Houma skate parkan electrical meter box was broken. Recreation District 2-3, which oversees the
Vandalism closes Houma skate park
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
an electrical meter box was broken. Recreation District 2-3, which oversees the park, decided to close the park until the Houma Police Department completes an investigation into who was involved in the damage, district board president Gary Beeson... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Police Report August 5-6simple criminal damage to property.

Shasta Britton, 38, 228 Harmony Court

Police Report August 5-6
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
simple criminal damage to property.

Shasta Britton, 38, 228 Harmony Court, Gray, contempt of court.

Houma Police Department

Tony Turner, 28, 2614 Daniel Turner Court, Houma, failure to appear, parole... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Sheriff should remember this is Americaon the blog — Terrebonne Levee District President Tony Alford — the Sheriff’s O
Sheriff should remember this is America
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago
on the blog — Terrebonne Levee District President Tony Alford — the Sheriff’s Office conducted a raid Tuesday, focusing on Houma Police officer Wayne Anderson’s home, computers and cell phones. The sheriff was woefully out of place in ordering... Read more
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