If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 232-8477 or toll free at 1-800-805-8477 submit a web tip. You can also text your tip. Text TIP153 + Message to Crimes (274637).  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous.

Simple Robbery
August 09, 2018

 

Lafayette Crime Stoppers need your help identifying suspects responsible for a simple robbery that occurred at a local gas station in Lafayette. 

 

On July 28, 2018, two males entered a local gas station and forced their way behind the counter.  The males proceeded to remove numerous cartons of cigarettes as the store clerk attempted to fight them off.  Both suspects are described as black males, appear to be in their 20’s, and both were wearing a white t-shirt and baseball caps.  They were seen fleeing the location in a red, four door sedan.  We believe these suspects are responsible for a very similar crime that occurred recently at another local gas station, so we need your help Acadiana.  If you know the identity of the suspects involved or have any information about this crime, call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS or you can submit your tip by using our P3 Tips Mobile App. 

 



HOMICIDE
July 27, 2018

 

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying the suspect in connection with a homicide.

 

On May 25, 2018, the Broussard Police Department responded to Pine’s Apartments, located at 219 Leon Street, in reference to a disturbance in progress involving weapons and multiple gunshots were heard.  Responding officers found the victim, Leon Williams Jr, who succumbed to injuries from multiple gunshot wounds.  The suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark colored pants and light colored shoes.  The pictured vehicle was seen leaving prior to officer’s arrival.  Witnesses state a silver 4 door car was seen leaving the area shortly after the shooting. Evidence on scene indicates victim fought with his killer and that the suspect may have sustained injuries as a result of the altercations. 

 

If you recognize this suspect vehicle or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app. 

THEFT
July 19, 2018

 

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying the suspects in reference to a theft.

 

The University Police Department responded to a theft which occurred on July 4, 2018, at the Central Receiving Building located at 184 E. Lewis Street.  At approximately 6:30p.m., video surveillance captured a Polaris Ranger XP High Lifter 900 pulling a black utility trailer arriving in the area of Johnston Street and East Lewis Street.  Seven (7) minutes later, the UTV was seen leaving the area with two (2) University owned Gravely Pro-Turn 200 commercial lawn mowers (72" deck) loaded on the trailer along with traffic cones. A green four passenger John Deere XUV550 Gator was also stolen.  The suspects are two white males and the driver has a distinctive hand/wrist brace on his left hand.  The suspects may have ties to a lawn service.

 

If you recognize these suspects or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips.  

BUSINESS BURGLARY
July 12, 2018

 

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying the suspects in reference to a business burglary.

 

On June 21, 2018 Lafayette Police responded to a burglary alarm at Capitol Cyclery, 4498 Johnston Street.  Upon arrival officers observed forced entry and several bikes and designer sunglasses taken. The suspects arrived on a side by side ATV which was used to transport the stolen items. Video surveillance showed the ATV fled toward the Sycamore Drive and Birch Drive area prior to officers' arrival.  Officers believe the side by side ATV was transported to the area by an extended cab Chevrolet pickup pulling a tandem axle cargo trailer.

 

If you recognize the suspect vehicles or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app.  



SIMPLE BURGLARY
July 05, 2018

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying the suspect wanted for simple burglary.

 

During the early morning hours of June 17, 2018, video surveillance captured a suspect entering onto the property grounds of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Community Corrections Campus located at 100 Poydras St.  The suspect is seen walking around the property, flipping the breakers on an outdoor breaker box, then eventually breaking a window to a classroom and making entry into one of the buildings.  Once inside, a vending machine was pried open and cash was stolen.  The suspect appears to be a male, above average height, skinny, and walks with a slight limp as he steps with his right leg. 

 

If you recognize this suspect vehicle or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app.  Remember all tipsters remain anonymous and can earn up to $1,000 cash reward.



AGGRAVATED BURGLARY
June 29, 2018

 

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying the suspects in reference to an aggravated burglary.

 

On June 12, 2018 an aggravated burglary was reported within the City of Lafayette. During the incident two male suspects posed as City employees that were at the victim’s residence to test the quality of the water. Once inside the suspects held the victim back and stole a safe containing valuable items. The pictured vehicle is what the suspects were believed to be operating.

 

If you recognize this suspect vehicle or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app.  Remember all tipsters remain anonymous and can earn up to $1,000 cash reward.

 



VEHICLE BURGLARIES
June 22, 2018

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying the suspect in reference to vehicle burglaries.

 

On June 8, 2018, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple vehicle burglaries in the area of La Neuville Rd.  Several vehicles were burglarized on Vivian and Kaiser Drive and on Cherry Bark and Huckleberry Lane.  All of the vehicle burglaries occurred during daylight hours. The suspect was captured on video wearing a bandana and gloves to hide his identity. The suspect appears to be a white male, tall, and slim. The suspect was confronted by a resident and fled on foot, jumping over fences and was able to evade law enforcement.

 

If you recognize the suspect or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app.  Remember all tipsters remain anonymous and can earn up to $1,000 cash reward.

 



Pigeon Drop Scam
June 17, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying suspects in reference to a “Pigeon Drop” scam.

 

On May 30, 2018, two females approached an elderly victim at the Goodwill store located at 3803 Ambassador Caffery Park Way. The females gained the victim's trust and convinced her to withdraw a large sum of money for an investment opportunity.  The suspects accompanied the victim to the Walgreens store located at 2517 Kaliste Saloom Road, where they stated the managing investment banker was waiting to speak with her. The victim went inside the store but could not find the person she was told to speak with. When she exited, both females were gone with her money.  The suspects were both wearing hats and the female wearing the sunglasses had several gold teeth.

 

If you recognize these suspects or have any information on this crime, call our tips line at 232-tips or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app.  Remember all tipsters remain anonymous and can earn up to $1,000 cash reward.



VEHICLE BURGLARY/ATTEMPTED VEHICLE BURGLARY
June 10, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted for simple burglary and attempted simple burglary.

On April 24, at approximately 5:32 a.m., video surveillance captured the suspect as he allegedly attempted to make entry into the victim's truck, which was locked.

The suspect then entered the victims shed where, police say, several power tools were stolen.

Sheriff's deputies later located the stolen tools behind a neighbor's air conditioning unit. Deputies believe the tools were positioned in a way, indicating the suspect planned on returning to retrieve them.

Police describe the suspect appearing in the video as a white male with a chin strap style of beard, wearing tan or orange-colored coveralls, black shoes, gloves and a black fireman-style shield hat.

If you recognize the suspect or have any information on this crime, call their tips line at 232-TIPS, or submit your tip by using their P3 Tips mobile app. All tipsters remain anonymous and can earn up to a $1,000 cash reward.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



SIM BURG/ATT SIM BURG/AGG CRIM DAM TO PROP/UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A MOVEABLE/AGG ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM
April 25, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEEDS YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING THE SUSPECTS WANTED FOR SEVERAL CRIMES IN THE MIRAMAR SUBDIVISION LOCATED IN YOUNGSVILLE.

ON APRIL 16, 2018 BETWEEN 9:00 P.M. AND MIDNIGHT, TWO SUSPECTS BURGLARIZED SEVERAL VEHICLES IN THE MIRAMAR SUBDIVISION AND SURROUNDING AREAS.  THE SUSPECTS WERE CAUGHT IN THE ACT BY A NEIGHBOR WHO GAVE CHASE.  THE SUSPECTS FIRED A .45 CALIBER WEAPON THREE TIMES WHILE FLEEING STRIKING A RESIDENCE ONLY.  THE SUSPECTS STOLE A BLACK 2017 FORD EXPLORER WHICH WAS LATER LOCATED NEAR A TRAILER PARK IN THE 100 BLOCK OF PORTER LANE IN LAFAYETTE.  THESE SUSPECTS ARE WANTED BY THE LAFAYETTE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE ON NUMEROUS CHARGES TO INCLUDE SIMPLE BURGLARY, ATTEMPTED SIMPLE BURGLARY, AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A MOVEABLE, AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM. 

 

IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME, CALL OUR TIPS LINE AT 232-TIPS OR SUBMIT YOUR TIP BY USING OUR P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  REMEMBER ALL TIPSTERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO $1,000 CASH REWARD.  

 

 



ILLEGAL DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM/AGG ASSAULT
April 19, 2018

STATUS: OPEN
LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEEDS YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING A SUSPECT WANTED FOR ILLEGAL DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.
 
ON APRIL 10, 2018 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:00 P.M., SHERIFF DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO OSSUN ELEMENTARY LOCATED AT 400 RUE SCHOLASTIC IN REFERENCE TO A REPORT OF GUNSHOTS.  A REVIEW OF THE SCHOOL'S VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHOWED APPROXIMATELY 14 MALES PLAYING BASKETBALL AFTER SCHOOL HOURS.  A FIGHT OCCURS BETWEEN TWO OF THE MALES AND AT THE END OF THE FIGHT, THE SUSPECT IS SEEN TAKING A HANDGUN FROM ANOTHER MALE STANDING NEARBY AND BEGINS SHOOTING AT THE MALE HE WAS FIGHTING.  INVESTIGATORS WERE ABLE TO IDENTIFY THE MALE BEING SHOT AT, BUT HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO CONFIRM THE IDENTITY OF THE SUSPECTS WHO DID THE SHOOTING.  THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A BLACK MALE APPROXIMATELY 5'7" TO 5'9", WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY 140 LBS TO 160 LBS WEARING A WHITE T-SHIRT AND GREY SWEAT PANTS.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME, CALL OUR TIPS LINE AT 232-TIPS OR SUBMIT YOUR TIP BY USING OUR P3 TIPS MOBILE APP. 
 
REMEMBER ALL TIPSTERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO $1,000 CASH REWARD.  
 

 



2017 STATS
April 13, 2018

In 2017, Lafayette Crime Stoppers received over 1,400 tips from callers throughout Acadiana.  
 
From the tips, Lafayette Crime Stoppers assisted Acadiana Law Enforcement agencies in clearing 223 cases, sized over $9,000 in illegal drugs with 156 arrests and placing an additional 155 fugitives behind bars.
 
With those arrest, Crime Stoppers paid out over $25,000 in rewards and since its inception in 1983, over $600,000 in rewards have been paid out.
 
Acadiana, lets continue to make Lafayette Crime Stoppers a success in 2018 by calling with information about crimes and wanted fugitives.
 
Remember, if you have any information about a crime or the location of a fugitive, call our tips line day or night or submit your tip by using our P3 Tips mobile app.  
 
You too could earn up to a $1,000.00 cash reward for any information that leads to an arrest.  
 
Remember it's safe, it's anonymous, and it pays to call Lafayette Crime Stoppers.  


HOMICIDE -200 BLOCK OF ANDRE STREET
March 29, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS AND THE CARENCRO CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT IS REQUESTING YOUR ASSISTANCE WITH AN ONGOING HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION.
 
ON JANUARY 3, 2017, CARENCRO POLICE OFFICERS RESPONDED TO THE 200 BLOCK OF ANDRE STREET REGARDING A POSSIBLE DISTURBANCE IN PROGRESS.  UPON ARRIVAL ON SCENE, OFFICERS LOCATED A DECEASED BLACK MALE VICTIM.  THE VICTIM WAS IDENTIFIED AS DEMARCUS GREENE AND THE CASE DETERMINED A HOMICIDE.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME, CALL OUR TIPS LINE AT 232-TIPS OR SUBMIT YOUR TIP BY USING OUR P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  REMEMBER ALL TIPSTERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO TO $1,000 CASH REWARD.  


 
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SIMPLE ROBBERY AT JAC'S STORE
March 16, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

 

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEED YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING THREE SUSPECTS RESPONSIBLE FOR A SIMPLE ROBBERY.
 
ON MARCH 11, 2018, A BLACK FEMALE AND TWO BLACK MALES ENTERED JAC'S STORE LOCATED AT 3217 EAST MILTON AVENUE IN YOUNGSVILLE.  THE FEMALE DISTRACTED THE CLERK BY DROPPING A BOTTLE OF BEER ON THE FLOOR.  WHILE THE CASHIER ATTENDED TO THE BREAKAGE, THE TWO BLACK MALES JUMPED OVER THE COUNTER AND FILLED THE TRASH BAGS WITH CARTONS OF CIGARETTES.  ALL THREE SUSPECTS FLED THE AREA HEADED TOWARDS CHEMIN METAIRIE IN A NEWER STYLE BLACK NISSAN MAXIMA.  THE VEHICLE HAD A TEMPORARY TAG IN THE REAR LEFT CORNER OF THE BACK WINDOW AND A CAR LOT NAME PLATE WHERE THE LICENSE PLATE IS DISPLAYED.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME OR KNOW THE IDENTITY OF THESE THREE SUSPECTS, CALL OUR TIPS LINE AT 232-TIPS OR SUBMIT YOUR TIP BY USING OUR NEW P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  REMEMBER ALL TIPSTERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO A $1,000 CASH REWARD.  


THEFT AT WALGREENS AND CVS PHARMACY
February 22, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

 

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEED YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING TWO SUSPECTS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEFT.  
 
ON JANUARY 14, 2018 A WHITE MALE ENTERED THE BUSINESS OF WALGREENS LOCATED AT 5416 CAMERON STREET, SCOTT, LA AND USED A STOLEN CREDIT CARD TO PURCHASE A GIFT CARD.  THE FOLLOWING DAY ON JANUARY 15, 2018 THE SAME STOLEN CREDIT CARD WAS USED AT THE BUSINESS OF CVS PHARMACY LOCATED AT 1920 KALISTE SALOOM ROAD, THIS TIME BY A WHITE FEMALE WHO PURCHASED A GIFT CARD AND SEVERAL ITEMS OF MERCHANDISE.  IN BOTH INCIDENTS THE SUSPECTS LEFT THE SCENE IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION OR VEHICLE.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME OR KNOW THE IDENTITY OF THESE TWO SUSPECTS, CALL OUR TIPS LINE AT 232-TIPS OR SUBMIT YOUR TIP USING OUR NEW P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  REMEMBER ALL TIPSTERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO $1,000 CASH REWARD.  
 

 

 
 
 


THEFT FROM THREE LOCAL BUSINESSES
December 21, 2017

 

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEED YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING THE SUSPECTS WANTED FOR COMMITTING THEFTS AT THREE LOCAL BUSINESSES.
 
ON NOVEMBER 25, TWO BLACK MALE SUSPECTS ENTERED THE DOLLAR GENERAL STORE LOCATED AT 7004 JOHNSTON STREET.  THE SUSPECTS WERE ABLE TO ENTER THE OFFICE AND STOLE A RECENT SHIPMENT OF CIGARETTES.  ON DECEMBER 4, THE TWO SUSPECTS ENTERED THE TOBACCO PLUS

LOCATED AT 1906 AMBASSADOR CAFFERY AND STOLE A LARGE AMOUNT OF CIGARETTES.  ON DECEMBER 15, THE TWO SUSPECTS ENTERED THE DOLLAR GENERAL STORE LOCATED AT 2411 LOUISIANA AVENUE AND FORCED ENTRY INTO THE OFFICE WHERE THE SUSPECTS STOLE SEVERAL CARTONS OF CIGARETTES.  
 
HELP US PUT AN END TO THEIR THEFT SPREE.  IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME OR THE IDENTITY OF THE SUSPECTS, CALL OUR TIPS LINE, 232-TIPS, OR SUBMIT YOUR TIP BY USING OUR NEW P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  ALL TIPSTERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO $1,000 CASH REWARD.  
 
 
 
 


HOMICIDE at 1200 EAST PONT DES MOUTON ROAD
December 18, 2017

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEED YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING A SUSPECT RESPONSIBLE FOR A HOMICIDE THAT OCCURRED IN LAFAYETTE.  
 
ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 AT APPROXIMATELY 2:15 P.M., LAFAYETTE POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 1200 BLOCK OF EAST PONT DES MOUTON ROAD.  OFFICERS LOCATED A 22 YEAR OLD MALE SEATED INSIDE A SILVER FORD F-150 TRUCK.  THE VICTIM, IDENTIFIED AS JALEEL LAMAR BONHAM, SUSTAINED MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.
 
ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, JALEEL WAS LAST SEEN ON SEPTEMBER 17 AT APPROXIMATELY 11:00 P.M. ENTERING HIS VEHICLE.
 
THE FAMILY OF JALEEL SAYS THEY WANT JUSTICE FOR THIS SENSELESS ACT OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THEIR LOVED ONE.  IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME OR KNOW THE IDENTITY OF THE SUSPECT, CALL LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS AT 232-TIPS OR YOU CAN SUBMIT YOUR TIPS BY USING OUR NEW P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  ALL CALLERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO $1,000 CASH.


Felony Theft at 2200 Block of NE Evangeline Thruway
December 11, 2017

 

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEED YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECTS RESPONSIBLE FOR A FELONY THEFT THAT OCCURRED AT A LAFAYETTE MOTEL.  

 
ON DECEMBER 6TH TWO SUSPECTS ENTERED A MOTEL IN THE 2200 BLOCK OF NE EVANGELINE THRUWAY.  
 
THE TWO WERE SEEN ENTERING A PRIVATE STORAGE CLOSET WHERE THEY REMOVED AUDIO AND VISUAL EQUIPMENT BELONGING TO A LOCAL CHURCH WHICH USED THE MOTEL FOR SUNDAY SERVICES.
 
THEY WERE SEEN LOADING ALL THE EQUIPMENT INTO A U-HAUL BEFORE LEAVING THE SCENE.  
 
THESE SUSPECTS ARE BELIEVED TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SEVERAL THEFTS AND BURGLARIES AROUND THE LAFAYETTE AREA.  THEY ARE DRIVING A U-HAUL TRUCK VERY SIMILAR TO THE ONE SHOWN IN THE VIDEO ABOVE.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME OR KNOW THE IDENTITIES OF THE SUSPECTS, CALL LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS AT 232-TIPS OR YOU CAN SUBMIT YOUR TIP BY USING OUR NEW P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  ALL CALLERS REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND CAN EARN UP TO $1,000 CASH.  


RETAIL THEFTS
December 01, 2017

STATUS: WANTED


 

 

LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS NEEDS YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECTS RESPONSIBLE FOR RETAIL THEFTS AROUND THE LAFAYETTE AREA.
 
THE INDIVIDUALS PICTURED ARE WANTED FOR RETAIL THEFT FROM LOCAL CONVENIENCE STORES, CLOTHING STORES AND GROCERY STORES.  ALL WERE CAPTURED ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO CONCEALING MERCHANDISE THEN EXITING THE BUSINESSES WITHOUT PAYING.
 
RETAIL THEFTS AFFECTS ALL OF US.  STORES ARE OFTEN FORCED TO INCREASE THE PRICE OF MERCHANDISE TO MAKE UP FOR THE COST OF STOLEN GOODS.  WE NEED YOUR HELP ACADIANA.  IF YOU KNOW THE IDENTITY OF ANY OF THE SUSPECTS CALL LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS AT 232-TIPS OR YOU CAN SUBMIT A TIP BY USING OUR NEW P3 TIPS MOBILE APP.  REMEMBER ITS SAFE, ITS ANONYMOUS, AND IT PAYS TO CALL LAFAYETTE CRIME STOPPERS.  


VEHICLE BURGLARY AT GREYSTONE APARTMENT COMPLEX
September 14, 2017

STATUS: OPEN

Lafayette Crime Stoppers and the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office need your help in identifying the suspect who committed a vehicle burglary.     

 

A Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s patrol vehicle was stolen on Friday, September 8, 2017, from the Greystone Apartment Complex located on Reserve Drive. After breaking into the vehicle, the vehicle was driven to a vacant home near the intersection of Pall Mall and Melody Drive. Once the vehicle was parked at the alternate location, the suspect was able to override the locking mechanisms and steal two firearms. One, a Glock 34 9mm pistol serial number BFGR344 and the other an American Defense Mod 2 5.56 caliber rifle serial number 1433. Also stolen was a ballistic vest.

 

If you recognize this suspect vehicle or have any information about this crime, call our “Tips” line day or night, and you could earn up to a $1000 cash reward.  All callers remain anonymous.

 

 

 



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