23-year-old Matthew Flowers of Lafayette has been arrested for Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property. Lafayette Police say Flowers admitted to the intentional crash, which caused an estimated $20k-30k in damages. No injuries were reported at the scene.


KATC-TV 3 is reporting that a driver intentionally ran his vehicle into the Albertson's store on Johnston Street this evening.

Witnesses report that the car hit the store, then left. KATC reports that no one was injured.  Witnesses at the store describe the truck as a white Ford.

They say that it drove up to the store slowly, then picked up speed when it hit the store. Police are currently searching for the vehicle.

UPDATE: KATC reports that the driver has turned himself in.