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The Houma Courier
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug roundupthe targeted drug distributors were in custody as of 8 a.m. in what was dubbed
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug roundup
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
the targeted drug distributors were in custody as of 8 a.m. in what was dubbed Operation Breaking Ground, according to the Houma Police Department. The majority were charged with distribution of heroin or methamphetamine, police records... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
16 people arrested in "Operation Breaking Ground"The Houma Police Department in partnership with several law enforcement agencie
16 people arrested in "Operation Breaking Ground"
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 hours ago
The Houma Police Department in partnership with several law enforcement agencies conducted a roundup of more than a dozen drug suspects. Houma P.D. says it experienced a spike in violent crime during the last four months of 2015. Authorities say... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Homeless woman arrested in Houma after panhandling assaultHouma police arrested a homeless woman Thursday after she was accused of aggres
Homeless woman arrested in Houma after panhandling assault
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 hours ago
Houma police arrested a homeless woman Thursday after she was accused of aggressively panhandling and assaulting a police officer. Around 11 a.m. police responded to a call at the intersection of Effie and Judith Streets for a disturbance. While... Read more
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The Advocate
Grand Isle man arrested on attempted rape count after allegedly trying to buy young girl for sexa Louisiana State Police spokesman, said LSP detectives, along with Homeland Se
Grand Isle man arrested on attempted rape count after allegedly trying to buy young girl for sex
The Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
a Louisiana State Police spokesman, said LSP detectives, along with Homeland Security Investigations-Houma and the Houma Police Department, arrested Wade Perkins III, 30. LaGrange said in a press release that state detectives “received... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug round-upAs of 9:15 a.m., more than half of the targeted distributors were in custody, a
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug round-up
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
As of 9:15 a.m., more than half of the targeted distributors were in custody, according to the Houma Police Department. The majority were charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin or methamphetamine, police records show. Those... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Grand Isle man planned to pay for sex with childpolice said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Securi
Grand Isle man planned to pay for sex with child
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
police said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Security Investigations, State Police and Houma Police Department participated in the investigation. Residents can report similar crime through the “See Something... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Homeless woman arrested in Houma after panhandling assaultHouma police arrested a homeless woman Thursday after she was accused of aggres
Homeless woman arrested in Houma after panhandling assault
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 hours ago
Houma police arrested a homeless woman Thursday after she was accused of aggressively panhandling and assaulting a police officer. Around 11 a.m. police responded to a call at the intersection of Effie and Judith Streets for a disturbance. While... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Grand Isle man planned to pay for sex with childpolice said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Securi
Grand Isle man planned to pay for sex with child
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 hours ago
police said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Security Investigations, State Police and Houma Police Department participated in the investigation. Residents can report similar crime through the “See Something... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Grand Isle man to pay for sex with childpolice said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Securit
Grand Isle man to pay for sex with child
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 15 hours ago
police said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Security Investigations, State Police and the Houma Police Department participated in the investigation. Residents can report similar crime through the “See Something... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Grand Isle man to pay for sex with childpolice said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Securit
Grand Isle man to pay for sex with child
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 hours ago
police said. Perkins is booked into the Jefferson Parish jail. Homeland Security Investigations, State Police and the Houma Police Department participated in the investigation. Residents can report similar crime through the “See Something... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug round-upAs of 9:15 a.m., more than half of the targeted distributors were in custody, a
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug round-up
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 hours ago
As of 9:15 a.m., more than half of the targeted distributors were in custody, according to the Houma Police Department. The majority were charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin or methamphetamine, police records show. Those... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug round-upAs of 9:15 a.m., more than half of the targeted distributors were in custody, a
Nearly 20 arrested in Houma drug round-up
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 hours ago
As of 9:15 a.m., more than half of the targeted distributors were in custody, according to the Houma Police Department. The majority were charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin or methamphetamine, police records show. The... Read more
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The Houma Courier
April 27-28Thibodaux, simple robbery.

• Elizabeth Barrios, 68, 129 Cypress Drive, D

April 27-28
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
Thibodaux, simple robbery.

• Elizabeth Barrios, 68, 129 Cypress Drive, Des Allemands, simple battery.

Houma Police Department

• Keith Gauno, 18, 914 Daspit St., Houma, simple burglary.

Thibodaux Police... Read more

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The Daily Comet
April 27-28Thibodaux, simple robbery.

• Elizabeth Barrios, 68, 129 Cypress Drive, D

April 27-28
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
Thibodaux, simple robbery.

• Elizabeth Barrios, 68, 129 Cypress Drive, Des Allemands, simple battery.

Houma Police Department

• Keith Gauno, 18, 914 Daspit St., Houma, simple burglary.

Thibodaux Police... Read more

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The Daily Comet
April 25-26of crack cocaine.

• Eric Castagnetta, 30, 161 E. 51st St., Cut Off, tamp

April 25-26
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
of crack cocaine.

• Eric Castagnetta, 30, 161 E. 51st St., Cut Off, tampering with surveillance system.

Houma Police Department

• Joshua Robichaux, 34, 319 Azalea Drive, Donner, unauthorized entry of business.

•... Read more

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The Daily Comet
April 23-24of protective orders.

• Troy Rodrigue, 35, 789 St. Charles Bypass Road,

April 23-24
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
of protective orders.

• Troy Rodrigue, 35, 789 St. Charles Bypass Road, Thibodaux, theft of goods.

Houma Police Department

• Chad Mortenson, 44, 134 Joaquin Drive, Houma, vagrancy, disturbing the peace with drunken... Read more

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The Daily Comet
April 21-22resisting an officer with force or violence.

• Carr Coleman, 45, 606 Ayo

April 21-22
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
resisting an officer with force or violence.

• Carr Coleman, 45, 606 Ayo St., Raceland, contempt of court.

Houma Police Department

• Willie Lovely, 56, homeless, three counts of disturbing the peace with drunken behavior,... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 19-20

• Hope Authement, 43, 108 Ciera Drive, Houma, unauthorized entry of inha

April 19-20
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday

• Hope Authement, 43, 108 Ciera Drive, Houma, unauthorized entry of inhabited dwelling, simple battery.

Houma Police Department

• Trey Bryant, 19, 130 Smith Lane, Houma, probation violation, aggravated assault with a... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 23-24of protective orders.

• Troy Rodrigue, 35, 789 St. Charles Bypass Road,

April 23-24
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
of protective orders.

• Troy Rodrigue, 35, 789 St. Charles Bypass Road, Thibodaux, theft of goods.

Houma Police Department

• Chad Mortenson, 44, 134 Joaquin Drive, Houma, vagrancy, disturbing the peace with drunken... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 25-26of crack cocaine.

• Eric Castagnetta, 30, 161 E. 51st St., Cut Off, tamp

April 25-26
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
of crack cocaine.

• Eric Castagnetta, 30, 161 E. 51st St., Cut Off, tampering with surveillance system.

Houma Police Department

• Joshua Robichaux, 34, 319 Azalea Drive, Donner, unauthorized entry of business.

•... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 21-22resisting an officer with force or violence.

• Carr Coleman, 45, 606 Ayo

April 21-22
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
resisting an officer with force or violence.

• Carr Coleman, 45, 606 Ayo St., Raceland, contempt of court.

Houma Police Department

• Willie Lovely, 56, homeless, three counts of disturbing the peace with drunken behavior,... Read more

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KPLC Lake Charles
Broken tail light traffic stop leads to drug arrestsHouma Police arrested two men after a traffic stop on April 22. Police say the
Broken tail light traffic stop leads to drug arrests
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Houma Police arrested two men after a traffic stop on April 22. Police say they were conducting patrols in the area of Morris Street and Grand Calliou Road when they saw a white Ford Contour without tail lights. Police pulled the vehicle over. They... Read more
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The Daily Comet
April 19-20

• Hope Authement, 43, 108 Ciera Drive, Houma, unauthorized entry of inha

April 19-20
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday

• Hope Authement, 43, 108 Ciera Drive, Houma, unauthorized entry of inhabited dwelling, simple battery.

Houma Police Department

• Trey Bryant, 19, 130 Smith Lane, Houma, probation violation, aggravated assault with a... Read more

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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Broken tail light traffic stop leads to drug arrestsHouma Police arrested two men after a traffic stop on April 22. Police say the
Broken tail light traffic stop leads to drug arrests
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Houma Police arrested two men after a traffic stop on April 22. Police say they were conducting patrols in the area of Morris Street and Grand Calliou Road when they saw a white Ford Contour without tail lights. Police pulled the vehicle over. They... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Houma man charged with attempted first-degree murderdragged about 20 feet by Harris' vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We'
Houma man charged with attempted first-degree murder
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
dragged about 20 feet by Harris' vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We've always had to expect the unexpected,” Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said. “Several vehicle chases have started from these checkpoints and people have become... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma man charged with attempted first-degree murderdragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’
Houma man charged with attempted first-degree murder
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
dragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’ve always had to expect the unexpected,” Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said. “Several vehicle chases have started from these checkpoints and people have become... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Houma man indicted on attempted first-degree murderdragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’
Houma man indicted on attempted first-degree murder
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
dragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’ve always had to expect the unexpected,” Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said. “Several vehicle chases have started from these checkpoints and people have become... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma man indicted on attempted first-degree murderdragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’
Houma man indicted on attempted first-degree murder
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
dragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’ve always had to expect the unexpected,” Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said. “Several vehicle chases have started from these checkpoints and people have become... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Houma man indicted on attempted first-degree murderdragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’
Houma man indicted on attempted first-degree murder
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
dragged about 20 feet by Harris’ vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. “We’ve always had to expect the unexpected,” Houma Police Sgt. Travis Theriot said. “Several vehicle chases have started from these checkpoints and people have become... Read more
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The Daily Comet
April 19-21for other agency. ◦Hope Authement, 43, 108 Ciera Drive, Houma, unauthorized en
April 19-21
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
for other agency. ◦Hope Authement, 43, 108 Ciera Drive, Houma, unauthorized entry of inhabited dwelling, simple battery. Houma Police Department ◦Trey Bryant, 19, 130 Smith Lane, Houma, probation violation, aggravated assault with a firearm,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
April 22-23counts of contempt of court.

•Jeramie Brunet, 22, 1839 Steer Run Court, t

April 22-23
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
counts of contempt of court.

•Jeramie Brunet, 22, 1839 Steer Run Court, three counts of contempt of court.

Houma Police Department

•Tyler Mahan, 19, 115 Jean Ellen Lane, Houma, broken tail lamps, possession of schedule I... Read more

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The Daily Comet
April 22-24simple battery.

•Lance George, 38, 3668 Lou Lane, Houma, theft involving

April 22-24
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
simple battery.

•Lance George, 38, 3668 Lou Lane, Houma, theft involving unauthorized use of access card.

Houma Police Department

•Chad Mortenson, 44, 134 Joaquin Drive, Houma, vagrancy, disturbing the peace with drunken... Read more

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The Advocate
Suspected crawfish thieves arrested after several sacks stolen from Houma businessHOUMA (AP) — Houma police say two men were arrested Monday, accused of stealing
Suspected crawfish thieves arrested after several sacks stolen from Houma business
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
HOUMA (AP) — Houma police say two men were arrested Monday, accused of stealing several sacks of crawfish worth about $250 from a gas station. Police Chief Dana Coleman said the stolen crawfish were recovered Monday. After securing surveillance... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Crawfish stolen from Houma business, 2 arrestedHOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma police say two men are accused of stealing several sack
Crawfish stolen from Houma business, 2 arrested
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma police say two men are accused of stealing several sacks of crawfish worth about $250 from a gas station. The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/23YGZ4o) 45-year-old Richard Buck and 34-year-old Joshua Robichaux (ROH'-bih-shoh)... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne council discusses off-road vehicles on public roadsthe vehicle properly,” he said. Councilman Al Marmande said he believes state
Terrebonne council discusses off-road vehicles on public roads
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
the vehicle properly,” he said. Councilman Al Marmande said he believes state law is enough to address the problem and the Houma Police Department and Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office can deal with enforcement. “I think we already have laws in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne council discusses off-road vehicles on public roadsthe vehicle properly,” he said. Councilman Al Marmande said he believes state
Terrebonne council discusses off-road vehicles on public roads
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
the vehicle properly,” he said. Councilman Al Marmande said he believes state law is enough to address the problem and the Houma Police Department and Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office can deal with enforcement. “I think we already have laws in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Pedestrian hit by car mirror in Houma46, of Oakshire Drive, was treated at Terrebonne General Medical Center and iss
Pedestrian hit by car mirror in Houma
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
46, of Oakshire Drive, was treated at Terrebonne General Medical Center and issued a citation for pedestrian in a roadway, Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman said in a news release. Officers responded about 6:20 a.m. and found Spencer lying on the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Pedestrian hit by car mirror in Houma46, of Oakshire Drive, was treated at Terrebonne General Medical Center and iss
Pedestrian hit by car mirror in Houma
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 days ago
46, of Oakshire Drive, was treated at Terrebonne General Medical Center and issued a citation for pedestrian in a roadway, Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman said in a news release. Officers responded about 6:20 a.m. and found Spencer lying on the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
April 15-16plates, contempt of court.

• Ashley Alexander, 35, 498 Hamilton St., Gret

April 15-16
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
plates, contempt of court.

• Ashley Alexander, 35, 498 Hamilton St., Gretna, fugitive of Jefferson Parish.

Houma Police Department

• Waynenika Thibodaux, 28, 324 Bayou Dularge Road, Houma, DWI, driving on roadway laned for... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 15-16plates, contempt of court.

• Ashley Alexander, 35, 498 Hamilton St., Gret

April 15-16
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
plates, contempt of court.

• Ashley Alexander, 35, 498 Hamilton St., Gretna, fugitive of Jefferson Parish.

Houma Police Department

• Waynenika Thibodaux, 28, 324 Bayou Dularge Road, Houma, DWI, driving on roadway laned for... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Two arrested in Houma drive-by shootingAt about 6 a.m. Friday, Terrebonne sheriff's deputies and Houma Police officers
Two arrested in Houma drive-by shooting
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
At about 6 a.m. Friday, Terrebonne sheriff's deputies and Houma Police officers responded to the area surrounding the Civic Center regarding a possible car chase. Although the chase continued while back-up officers were en route, police were... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Two arrested in Houma drive-by shootingAt about 6 a.m. Friday, Terrebonne sheriff's deputies and Houma Police officers
Two arrested in Houma drive-by shooting
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
At about 6 a.m. Friday, Terrebonne sheriff's deputies and Houma Police officers responded to the area surrounding the Civic Center regarding a possible car chase. Although the chase continued while back-up officers were en route, police were... Read more
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The Daily Comet
April 13-15acts – schedule I. • Cicero Martin Jr., 49, 5650 Timbercreek Place Drive, No.
April 13-15
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
acts – schedule I. • Cicero Martin Jr., 49, 5650 Timbercreek Place Drive, No. 811, Houston, Texas, contempt of court. Houma Police Department • Jon Verdin, 19, 222 Glynn Ave., Houma, possession of marijuana, resisting an officer. • Joey... Read more
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The Daily Comet
April 13-15I.

• Cicero Martin Jr., 49, 5650 Timbercreek Place Drive, No. 811, Houst

April 13-15
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
I.

• Cicero Martin Jr., 49, 5650 Timbercreek Place Drive, No. 811, Houston, Texas, contempt of court.

Houma Police Department

• Jon Verdin, 19, 222 Glynn Ave., Houma, possession of marijuana, resisting an officer.... Read more

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The Daily Comet
April 11-12Houma, domestic abuse battery.

• Richard Wells, 31, P.O. Box 99, Tunica,

April 11-12
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
Houma, domestic abuse battery.

• Richard Wells, 31, P.O. Box 99, Tunica, attachment for other department.

Houma Police Department

• Kurt Brunus, 24, 5151 McKendall Place, New Orleans, possession with intent to distribute... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 11-12Houma, domestic abuse battery.

• Richard Wells, 31, P.O. Box 99, Tunica,

April 11-12
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Houma, domestic abuse battery.

• Richard Wells, 31, P.O. Box 99, Tunica, attachment for other department.

Houma Police Department

• Kurt Brunus, 24, 5151 McKendall Place, New Orleans, possession with intent to distribute... Read more

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The Houma Courier
April 13-15I.

• Cicero Martin Jr., 49, 5650 Timbercreek Place Drive, No. 811, Houst

April 13-15
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
I.

• Cicero Martin Jr., 49, 5650 Timbercreek Place Drive, No. 811, Houston, Texas, contempt of court.

Houma Police Department

• Jon Verdin, 19, 222 Glynn Ave., Houma, possession of marijuana, resisting an officer.... Read more

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The Houma Courier
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: April 13, 2016Terrebonne Parish Recreation Boys All-Star Basketball team for winning the 2016
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: April 13, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Terrebonne Parish Recreation Boys All-Star Basketball team for winning the 2016 National Championship. Action: Commended Houma Police officer Corey Duplantis for being selected as “Officer of the Year.” Action: Commended Houma Police... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: April 13, 2016Terrebonne Parish Recreation Boys All-Star Basketball team for winning the 2016
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: April 13, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
Terrebonne Parish Recreation Boys All-Star Basketball team for winning the 2016 National Championship. Action: Commended Houma Police officer Corey Duplantis for being selected as “Officer of the Year.” Action: Commended Houma Police... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Two charged with simple burglaryOn Sunday evening, Houma Police officers responded to a burglary within the 130
Two charged with simple burglary
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
On Sunday evening, Houma Police officers responded to a burglary within the 1300 block of Sylvia Street and learned that electronics and jewelry had been stolen from a house. Through witness interviews, detectives were able to identify one of the... Read more
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