A drug bust in the Downtown Lafayette area yields a significant haul for Lafayette Police.

Approximately 1,016.5 grams of Methamphetamine and 265 grams of Cocaine were seized by the LPD's Narcotics Unit conducting the investigation. Agents arrested 29-year-old Richard Deshaun Fulghum of Houston, Texas, and have charged him with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Cocaine.

Lafayette Police
Lafayette Police

He now sits in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Drug Arrests In Acadia Parish

Unfortunately, Interstate 10 is used to traffic drugs across the state of Louisiana. And I-10 runs straight through Acadia Parish.


One man from Hammond was arrested while local people from Crowley, Eunice, Kaplan, and Rayne were listed among the other 11 arrests.

List of Homicides and Deaths in Acadiana for 2022

There have been multiple homicides in Acadiana for 2022. The following is a list, by parish, of each of the homicides and deaths that have happened so far this year. It is astounding the number of deaths in our area this year. Multiple deaths due to shootings have happened this year along with several hit-and-run deaths.

Armed Robberies Across Acadiana in 2022

Of the crimes that have headlined 2022, armed robberies have been among the most prevalent.

Armed robberies - as they become more prevalent in a community - steal peace from the citizens who live there. These crimes may start out as a thief trying to steal from the victim but many times that thief turns into a murderer when that weapon is actually used.

Let's take a look at headline-catching cases involving armed robbery in 2022.

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