Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 9:55 AM

Shooting suspect David Breaux is facing multiple charges after he fled a Sulphur crime scene and led law enforcement officers in a high speed chase Saturday.

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 8:21 AM

David Breaux, 51, of Sulphur, had left the crime scene in a 2013 gray Chevy Impala after shooting a woman, said Estess. The victim is in a Lafayette hospital, and her condition is unknown, he said.

Updated Jun 25, 2016 at 6:49 PM

David Breaux, 51, is believed to be armed and dangerous and driving a 2013 gray Chevy Impala and is wanted in connection to a shooting in the 200 block of Avilia Street.

Posted Jun 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM

On Friday, June 10, at approximately 3 p.m., firefighters from Ward 7 and the Vinton Fire Dept. responded to the emergency and quickly had the blaze under control. Vinton Fire Chief Jerry Merchant confirmed Tuesday that three juveniles were in...

Posted Jun 16, 2016 at 12:30 PM

The arrests lead to the largest ever seizure of child pornography by the Louisiana State Police to date, totaling over one million illicit files seized.

Posted Jun 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM

The Sulphur Police Law Center is one step closer to reality. At the Monday, June 13 meeting, the City Council approved authorizing consultants to seek proposals for the purchase of $3.1 million bonds, some of which will be used to finance the $1.6...

Updated Jun 12, 2016 at 10:03 AM

The attack left at least 50 people dead, making it the worst mass shooting in American history. The suspect was identified as Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Updated Jun 12, 2016 at 8:31 AM

Around 5 a.m., authorities sent in a SWAT team to rescue the hostages, and the suspect then died in a gunfight with those officers. Mina said police have not determined an exact number of casualties, but that "approximately 20" people were dead...

Posted Jun 10, 2016 at 2:30 PM

James Allen Frey, Jr., 54, of Frey Road in Sulphur, has been charged with simple burglary, simple criminal damage to property under $300 and attempted theft after breaking into a local watering hole on West Dave Dugas Road.

Updated Jun 8, 2016 at 9:08 AM

The Brandi Trahan Act was sponsored by Denham Springs Representative Valerie Hodge. It will allow women who receive a protective order from a judge to obtain a temporary concealed carry permit for 45 days.

Posted Jun 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM

“He told her she was a horse and he was going to beat her until she listened,” said Blondie. “Because that's what you do to horses to make them listen.”

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