Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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Monday, May 30, 2011

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Franklin Police Report 5/26/11

THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 15 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

5-25-2011 @ 11:21 AM, 43, Michael Lovell, of Stacy St - Morgan City, LA
was arrested and charged with Operating A Vehicle While Under Suspension for Prior Offenses and Speeding 39/25. Mr. Lovell was processed and released to appear in court.

5-25-2011 @ 2:58 PM, 39, Timothy Hiles, of Hwy 182 - Jeanerette, La
was arrested on a warrant for Domestic Abuse Battery. Mr. Hiles was processed and released on a $321.50 cash bond to appear in 3rd Ward City Court.

5-25-2011 @ 3:54 PM, 28, Jameon Jack, of W Ibert St - Franklin, La
was arrested by St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office on a warrant for Flight From An Officer. Mr. Jack was processed and held with no bond set at time of Press Release to appear in 3rd Ward City Court.

5-25-2011 @ 8:24 PM, 38, Cassandra Brown, of 12th Street - Franklin, La
was arrested on a warrant for Simple Battery. Ms. Brown was processed and released on a $500.00 bond to appear in 3rd Ward City Court.

5-26-2011 @ 3:55 AM, 56, David Richard Jr. of Twelfth St - Franklin, La
was arrested and charged with Aggravated Domestic Assault. Mr. Richard was processed and held with no bond set at time of Press Release to appear in 3rd Ward City Court.

CHIEF SABRIA MCGUIRE
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Article Says Morganza could close by June 7th

Times Picayune Article says that Morganza could close by June 7th. Check it out here:

http://www.nola.com/environment/index.ssf/2011/05/corps_closes_several_bays_at_m.html

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

BARGE RESULTS FOR TERREBONNE

From the U.S. Coast Guard and National Weahter Service:

Here are the stats on how well the barge is working toward Terrebone Parish:

On May 21, Bayou Black 2.2.

The barge as of this morning May 24:

Bayou Black is 1.95.

5/24- St. Mary Police

According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff’s Office responded to 42 complaints and reports the following arrests:

Jonathan Sanders 30 yoa of 204 Penn Road North, Franklin was arrested on 5-23-2011 at 10:00 am on a warrant for Simple Burglary and Theft. Suspect was located at his residence, placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.

Glenn Mitchell Jr. 23 yoa of 6633 Bayou Black Dr., Gibson, La. was arrested on 5-23-2011 at 10:13 am on warrants for Failure to Appear on the charges of No Tail Lights and Driving Under Suspension, Failure to Appear on the charges of DWI 3rd, Failure to Yield, Flight from an Officer, Obscured Windshield, Improper Lane Usage, No Proof of Insurance and Driving Under Suspension, Failure to Appear for Criminal Neglect of Family and was also charged with Possession of Marijuana. Suspect was located in the Amelia area, placed under arrest on warrants. During a search of suspect’s person a bag of marijuana was located. Suspect was booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.

David A. Scully 50 yoa of 804 ½ Willard St., Morgan City was arrested on 5-23-2011 at 11:34 am on three warrants for Failure to Comply with Terms of Drug Court . Suspect was located at his residence, placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with a $300,000.00 bond at this time.

Cryilla Lyons 46 yoa and John Lyons 45 yoa both of 107 Wedell St., Patterson were arrested on 5-23-2011 at 3:35 pm for Possession of Xanax and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Deputy was patrolling Hwy 90 in the Patterson area, when he observed a vehicle weaving from side to side and conducted a traffic stop. During investigation above suspects passengers in the vehicle were removed from vehicle. While conducting investigation Deputy received consent to search above suspects personal items in the vehicle and located several Xanax pills and drug paraphernalia. After investigation suspects were placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bonds at this time.

Brandon C. Soprano 17 yoa of 106 Migues Road, New Iberia, La., was arrested on 5-23-2011 at 7:12 pm for No Insurance, Expired Inspection Sticker and No Driver’s License. Deputy was patrolling the Bayou Vista area, when he observed suspect vehicle with an expired inspection sticker and conducted a traffic stop. During investigation it was learned that suspect had no insurance and no driver’s license. After investigation suspect was placed under arrest and issued a summons to appear in court on 8-17-2011.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

KBZE 1059FM NEWS VIDEOS

Updated KBZE 105.9FM news videos are now available for
viewing at: http://www.youtube.com/user/nocajunmoon?feature=mhum

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011

5/15 -10PM 9 bays open

WAFB is now reporting as of 10pm, 9 bays are open at the Morganza Spillway.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

5/14 - 10PM

WAFB TV REPORTS A SECOND BAY IS NOW OPENED IN MORGANZA: http://www.wafb.com/

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Atchafalaya River water level predictions

from the city of Morgan City, here is a time line:

The National Weather Service expects us to reach:

May 10, 2011 7'
May 14, 2011 8'
May 15, 2011 8.5'
May 16, 2011 9.3'
May 18, 2011 10.5'
May 19, 2011 11.1'
May 21, 2011 11.6'
May 23, 2011 12'
May 25, 2011 12.5'

Please note that winds and tides will cause fluctuations and could raise these expected levels.

Monday, May 9, 2011

MORGAN CITY PRESS RELEASE 5/8 -

The Atchafalaya River is at 6.2 feet as of 8:00 AM. In anticipation of the crest increasing the potential for back water flooding, the following measures are complete:
1. Received 10,500 feet of large sand containers (HESCO baskets) for increasing the height of the back water levees.
2. Deposited dump truck loads of sand to strategic locations for the filling of those bags.
3. Housed 15 National Guardsmen and necessary equipment, (with more expected over the next several days.
4. Joined forces with St. Mary, Terrebonne Parishes and Levee Districts in the effort to block Bayou Chene by placing a barge across that waterway south of Amelia.

Our advice to the Citizens of Morgan City:
1. Although no evacuation of the community appears to be necessary at this time, just as when anticipating a hurricane, please plan ahead for the possibility.
2. The back water levee system MUST be shored to protect this community, therefore please respect the sand locations at this time for levee purposes only. Once this task is completed, sand will be made available for individual use.

ASSUMPTION PARISH - SECOND RELEASE



ASSUMPTION POLICE JURY RELEASE



Corps Approves Barge Sinking in Bayou Chene, near Amelia

The United States Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District, in close coordination with its local, state and federal partners, has accepted an emergency permit that allows the installation of riprap and submerging of a barge at Bayou Chene in St. Mary Parish. Read the full
details here: www.kbze.com/bargeatbayouchene.pdf

Thursday, May 5, 2011

May 5, 2011

Please click here to listen to the entire


Amelia Flood Briefing,


called today, by


St. Mary Parish President

Paul Naquin,


regarding the rising

Atchafalaya River.



(Please note this is raw audio,

and it is not

edited. )