A total of 89 citations were written in the month of October. They included: reckless operation, loud music, pit bull at large, pit bull no insurance, pit bull no rabies shot, speeding, no seat belt, exhibition of acceleration, careless operation, no driver’s license in possession, slabbing, no child restraint, driving under suspension, parked in a fire zone, reckless driver, leaving the scene of an accident, improper backing with an accident, failure to change address, hit and run, unlawful sale of alcohol to underage customers, illegal u-turn, no proof of registration, open container, public intoxication and improper display.
Ville Platte Police Officers arrested a total of 71 people for the month of October, including eight felony arrests. Arrests included the following charges: second-degree kidnapping, attempted second-degree murder, armed robbery, resisting an officer, obstructing justice, possession of crack, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, diligent of a juvenile, smoking in the police department, DWI (second offense), failure to yield, driving center of road, criminal mischief, simple battery, threatening an officer, drug paraphernalia, careless operation with an accident, DWI (first offense), public intoxication, criminal damage to property, open container, aggravated assault, expired insurance, telephone harassment, remaining after being forbidden, no proof of insurance, flight from an officer, misrepresentation during booking, battery on a juvenile, possession of formaldehyde, simple possession of marijuana, driving under suspension, disturbing the peace, no driver’s license, theft, speeding, trespassing, unauthorized entry, possession of PCP, possession of ecstasy, aggravated rape and possession of a firearm.
The Ville Platte Police Department worked a total of 26 accidents in the month of October. The Ville Platte Police Department received a total of 874 calls in the month of October of which 171 required reports. Eighty-nine citations were written for the month of October.
Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue encourages the public to report any illegal activities to his office at 363-1313. All callers will remain anonymous.