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VPPD makes several recent drug arrests

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More than 70 pills and marijuana were found during a recent drug bust by the Ville Platte Police Department. (Photo courtesy of Connie Lamke)

Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue reports on the department making several recent drug arrests.

Local agencies make arrests for counterfeit check cashing

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The Mamou Police Department has joined forces with local law enforcement agencies in Evangeline Parish and St. Landry Parish to put a stop to the ramped spree of counterfeit check cashing that has taken place over the last several months in the two parishes.

VPPD Arrest Reports

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Ville Platte Police Departement reported 16 recent bookings into the city jail. Arrested were the following persons:

Bench Warrants

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The following individuals failed to appear in the Ville Platte City Court. Bench warrants have been issued by Judge Gregory Vidrine, for these individuals, for their failure to appear in court on traffic tickets and other misdemeanor charges for the months of April, 2016.

EPSO arrests Dupre House fire suspect

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A warrant was issued for the arrest of Patraveyanna George on April 25, 2016 after she became a suspect in the recent burning of the Dupre House, located on Main Street in Ville Platte.


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