Major Eddie Thibodeaux with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office dropped by the KPEL studio for his weekly Crime Stoppers segment.

In his first segment of 2017, Major Thibodeaux discussed the success of the Crime Stoppers program in 2016 and how instrumental the media is in helping his department catch accused criminals. He also looked optimistically ahead to 2017.

LISTEN BELOW to his interview on "Acadiana's Morning News" with Rob Kirkpatrick and Bernadette Lee.