An Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested for allegedly bringing drugs and other forbidden items into the parish prison.
A Simmesport man was fatally shot Friday night on the porch of his home, Simmesport Police Chief Glenn Hall said..
Simmesport police are investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred during an argument between rival groups of juvenile males, Police Chief Glenn Hall said.
A suspect wanted for crimes in Bunkie and Jennings was arrested in Lafayette Tuesday (Oct. 27) by U.S. Marshals, with assistance from the Bunkie Police Department.
Charles Mayeux's conviction and sentence for the 2015 murder of his wife has been vacated due to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling requiring unanimous verdicts.