Guns, Drugs, Human Trafficking — The Weekend In Crimes And Courts
Arthur Joubert, 28, and 26-year-old accomplice Victoria DeVille were arrested around midnight Saturday morning in possession of a pistol and four rifles — including an AK-47. Someone phoned in the duo after spotting a man near an ATM at the 2500 block of Moss Street with a "sub-machine gun."
A woman facing felony charges for giving minors alcohol — then refusing medical attention for a kid injured while under the influence — turned herself in over the weekend.
A Lafayette attorney who represented the Curious Goods franchise faces decades behind bars for his role in distributing synthetic marijuana called "Mr. Miyagi" throughout Acadiana.
Jeremiah Wright, who was declared insane by the courts six months ago for beheading his disabled 7-year-old, is just now getting a bed at the state's mental health facility in Jackson. Wright claims he thought his son was a robot.
Trials begin today for two Acadiana women accused of human trafficking. Lorrie Anderson of Lafayette could face life in prison for rape and incest charges involved with her alleged trafficking of two kids aged twelve and fourteen. Katherine Vidrine of Carencro faces up to fifty years in prison for prostituting a child.
A motorcyclist robbed a St. Landry Parish convenience store at gunpoint. He did the crime while wearing his helmet, but the victim says he was a black man on a blue or gray motorcycle.