Lafourche County, LA Arrest Records

Lafourche County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.26 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Tangipahoa, Calcasieu, Terrebonne, Ascension counties in Louisiana.
Lafourche County, LA property crime rate is 19.00 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,168 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 5.73% compared to 2015.

Lafourche County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lafourche County in 2016 decreased by 1.75% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 328 to 320 while non-violent crime decreased by 1.63% from 1,899 to 1,868.

5 Crimes In Lafourche County, LA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,168
Burglary 628
Aggravated assault 261
Motor vehicle theft 72
Robbery 28

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lafourche County decreased by 2.44% from 2015 and increased by 315.58% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 77 to 320. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lafourche County was 30.63% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.326%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lafourche County decreased by 1.63% from 2015 and decreased by 5.42% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,975 to 1,868. In 2016 property crime rate in Lafourche County was 33.15% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.9%.

How Lafourche stands up against other counties

Lafourche vs. Terrebonne

You’ll be in more safety in Lafourche compared to Terrebonne county that had 26.59% higher crime rate compared to Lafourche county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.6550 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.7999 in Terrebonne county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7324 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.8391 in Terrebonne county.

Lafourche vs. Ascension

You’ll be in more safety in Lafourche compared to Ascension county that had 20.39% higher crime rate compared to Lafourche county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0916 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0329 in Ascension county.
Arson rates of 0.0712 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0329 in Ascension county.

Names with the most arrests in Lafourche

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lafourche, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 38.41% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lafourche County is 0.33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 6.1 daily crimes that occur in Lafourche County.
  • Lafourche, LA is safer than Terrebonne.
  • In Lafourche County you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lafourche, LA have decreased by 1.75%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lafourche, LA

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  • Date of Birth: 07-30-1984 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 07-12-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Victor Roblero Alvarado was arrested on July 12, 2019 in Lafourche, Louisiana on charges of LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT No Injury, CARELESS OPERATION, POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN MOTOR VEHICLES, DRIVER MUST BE LICENSED, D.W.I 1ST OFFENSE (MISD) which is a Misdemeanor. He is 34 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Alvarado is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Lafourche County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-07-1989 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 07-12-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 29
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  • Summary: Lafourche County Law Enforcement arrested 29-year-old Ryan J Leblanc on July 12, 2019. The charge against Leblanc is TURNING MOVEMENTS AND REQUIRED SIGNALS, D.W.I 2ND OFFENSE (MISD), a Misdemeanor.  Leblanc and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Lafourche County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-13-1992 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 26
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  • Summary: 26-year-old Joseph L Hawkins was arrested in Lafourche, Louisiana for Additional Hold for Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, Habeas Corpus for Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office on July 11, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Lafourche County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Date of Birth: 01-14-1991 00:00:00
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  • Age: 28
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  • Summary: 28-year-old Scott Williams, arrested in Lafourche, Louisiana for A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE XANAX (ALPRAZOLAM) (FELONY), A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE SOMA (CARISOPRODOL) (FELONY), POSSESSION OF FIREARM/CARRY.CONCEALED WEAPON BY CONVICTED FELON (FELONY) - 2 Counts, ILLEGAL CARRYING OF WEAPON IN PRESENCE OF CDS (FELONY) - 2 Counts, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, OR POSSESSION OF LEGEND DRUG WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER PROHIBITED (MISD), A(1) - DISTRIBUTION OF HYDROCODONE, A(1) - DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE, A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE HEROIN, A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRUBTE MARIJUANA, A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE (FELONY), A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (FELONY). A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE XANAX (ALPRAZOLAM) (FELONY), A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE SOMA (CARISOPRODOL) (FELONY), POSSESSION OF FIREARM/CARRY.CONCEALED WEAPON BY CONVICTED FELON (FELONY) - 2 Counts, ILLEGAL CARRYING OF WEAPON IN PRESENCE OF CDS (FELONY) - 2 Counts, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, OR POSSESSION OF LEGEND DRUG WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER PROHIBITED (MISD), A(1) - DISTRIBUTION OF HYDROCODONE, A(1) - DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE, A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE HEROIN, A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRUBTE MARIJUANA, A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE (FELONY), A (1) - POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE (FELONY) is a Felony offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Williams’s status may be obtained from the following: Lafourche County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 06-16-1994 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
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  • Summary: Lafourche County Law Enforcement arrested 25-year-old Jashawnia K Taplett on July 11, 2019. The charge against Taplett is CCRP ART 21 - CONTEMPT OF COURT.  Taplett and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Lafourche County Law Enforcement.

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