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Raceland man arrested for sex crimes after three month investigation

RACELAND, LA – A 49-year-old man was arrested after police say he committed several sex crimes involving a juvenile.

Jimmy Arabie, Sr. has been arrested on charges of sexual battery for forcible fondling, indecent behavior with a juvenile, and being a peeping Tom, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. 49 more words


Parts of Lafourche Parish under boil water advisory

UPDATE: The boil advisory has been lifted. 

BAYOU BLUE, La. – Residents along Bayou Blue and Bayou Lafourche are under a boil water advisory.

The warning was issued at 8 a.m. 146 more words


Thibodaux Police: Woman arrested with knife, gloves and zip ties in attempted home invasion case

THIBODAUX, LA — Thibodaux police arrested a woman who they say planned to attack two other women.  Police say, when they arrested the suspect, they also found a black bag with zip ties, gloves, and a knife. 140 more words


Unlicensed contractor arrested in Thibodaux after taking $45,000 for unfinished work

THIBODAUX, La. – A Schriever man has been arrested for contractor fraud after he allegedly took $45,000 for work he never completed.

Forty-five-year-old Lionel Winston, Jr. 108 more words


Golden Meadow man punches woman, children, douses woman with gasoline

GOLDEN MEADOW, La. – The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Golden Meadow man after he allegedly hit a woman and her children before dousing the woman with gasoline. 252 more words


An 1894 Murder Mystery in Thibodaux

The Times-Democrat (New Orleans) – Feb. 20, 1894

Thibodaux was in a state of repressed excitement yesterday over the dastardly murder of Mr. Julien Vergnole, an event unprecedented in the history of that section of Lafourche and one which has stirred up the wrath of its citizens to such a pitch that summary vengeance is threatened the perpetrators in the event of their being apprehended. 3,070 more words