Albert "Buz" Leblanc officially announced his candidacy for St. Martin Parish Sheriff today.

"My main objective as your new Sheriff will be to always be available, working with each and every citizen to make St. Martin Parish a safer place for our businesses to thrive and our families to flourish." LeBlanc stated in a release to St. Martin Parish voters.

Leblanc, of Cecilia, made his announcement this morning at the Veterans' Home in Breaux Bridge.