Investigations ongoing for Acadia Sheriff's Office

The following is a Release from the Arcadia Parish Sheriff's Department:

Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that his office is investigating the following incidents:


-Theft of a generator, 200 block of Civil Road, Rayne.

-Theft from motor vehicle, 500 block of Nation Road, Rayne.

-Disturbance, 2100 block of Schultz Road, Iota.

-Unauthorized use of a monetary device, 1300 block of Grand Prairie Hwy. Basile.

-Motor vehicle accident, Toups Road, Rayne.  No injures reported.

-Report of tree on roadway, Allie Young Road, Basile.  Acadia Parish Police Jury notified of incident.


-Motor vehicle accident, 100 block of Gobel Road, Egan.  No damage on injuries reported.

-Livestock at large, 600 block of Grand Coulee, Iota.

-Harassing telephone calls, 200 block of Horn Drive, Crowley.

-Report of 4 wheelers on roadway, Hwy 91 near Morse.  Three juveniles were issued citations for criminal damage to property.

-Criminal damage to a motor vehicle, 400 block of St. Stephens, Church Point.

-Domestic disturbance, Johnson Hwy near Eunice.

-Animals at large, 1000 block of Tanner Road, Rayne.  Animal control responded to the incident.

-Motor vehicle accident, Leroy Breaux Road near Rayne.   Rayne Volunteer Fire Department Extraction Unit responded to the scene.    The driver of the motor vehicle, Jacob Dudding, age 20 of Clint Road, Rayne was transported to American Legion Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  He was charged with careless operation of a motor vehicle; no seat belt; expired motor vehicle inspection.

-Coin operated machine located on roadway, Riverside Road near Hwy 97, Jennings.


-Disturbance reported on Gayle Drive, Church Point.

-Theft of items from commercial property, 100 block of Ferry Road, Crowley.

-Theft of a 4 wheeler, Whitney Road near Morse.

-Residential burglary, 400 block of Dr. Parrot, Branch.

-Report of loud music at Meadows Apartment Complex, Crowley.


-Aggravated assault with a weapon, Kathy Apartment Complex, Crowley.  No life threatening injuries were reported.

-Disturbance reported at Meadows Apartment Complex, Crowley.

-Criminal damage to a grave site at a cemetery near Crowley.

-Domestic disturbance, 2300 block of Harmon Road, Crowley.

-Theft of motor vehicle license plate, Pinto Lane, Rayne.

-Theft from a motor vehicle, 100 block of Frontage Road, Egan.

-Criminal damage to commercial property, Perchville Road, Eunice.

-Theft of a weed eater, 200 block of Burton Guidry Road near Church Point.

-Residential burglary, 200 block of Barbara Drive, Crowley.


-Motor vehicle accident, Hundley Road at Atteberry Road, Eunice.  Driver was transported with non-life threatening injuries to Acadia St Landry Hospital in Eunice.  Driver of the motor vehicle was charged with careless operation of a motor vehicle.

-Motor vehicle accident, Leger Road & Lovell Street, Crowley.   No injuries or damage reported.  Driver of the motor vehicle, Nancy Louis Gray, Goodrich, Crowley was charged with careless operation of a motor vehicle; no license plate and no motor vehicle insurance.

-Report of vicious animal, 200 block of Civil Road, Rayne.  Animal control responded to the incident.

-Livestock on roadway, Hwy 13 & Hwy 1115 near Crowley.  Animal control responded to the incident.

-Off road vehicles on roadway, Hwy 97 & Simeo near Crowley.

-Domestic disturbance, 400 block of Dr. Parrot Avenue, Branch,

-Domestic disturbance, 2200 block of Regan Road, Iota.

-Disturbance, 2100 block of Mire Hwy, Rayne.

-Theft of medication, 400 block of Dr. Parrot, Church Point.

-Report of driver's failing to yield for school bus, Basile Eunice Hwy. Basile.

-Suspicious vehicle reported on the Crowley Eunice Hwy, Crowley.

Sheriff Melancon is asking anyone with information on any of the incidents to contact the Sheriff's Office at 788-8700 or 911.

Acadia Parish Warrants Division has an outstanding bench warrant for Lauren Paige Suire, age 23, Crowley for failure to appear in district court.  Anyone knowing her whereabouts is asked to call 788-8700.