Lake Arthur Police Department

  • Agency: Lake Arthur Police Department
  • Address: 102 Arthur Ave, Lake Arthur , 70549 LA
  • Chief: Cheryl Vincent (Chief of Police)
Phone: 337-774-2411
Fax: 337-774-3821
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Lake Arthur Police Department is located at 102 Arthur Ave, Lake Arthur , 70549 LA. The Chief of Police of the department is Cheryl Vincent. The Lake Arthur Police Department phone number is 337-774-2411.

Lake Arthur Police Department News

National Night Out 2018

National Night Out 2018

Trick or Treating for the town of Lake Arthur will be October 31st from 6pm to 8pm.

Lake Arthur Police Department would like to thank everyone who came out and celebrated National Night Out 2018 with us. Thank you to the Senior Beta students, donors and volunteers who helped make this possible. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves and we look forward to National Night Out 2019!!

ATTENTION!!! Tonight’s National Night Out event has been moved from the baseball park to the end of Main Street. Please spread the word!

Lake Arthur High School students prepared 600 goodie bags that will be given out at National Night Out this Tuesday, October 2nd. Lake Arthur Police Department would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Tiger Mart for donating pizzas to feed these hard working guys and gals.

This morning, Lake Arthur Police Department and Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office assisted Lake Arthur Elementary School in an evacuation drill. The students and faculty did an excellent job. Preparation is key and we appreciate LAES letting us participate.

Lake Arthur Police Department officers recovered the batteries that were stolen from Napa this afternoon. Cassy Fontenot of Morse and a 16 year old juvenile were cited. There may be charges against the two in other towns.

The individuals pictured here were caught on camera this afternoon stealing batteries from Napa and used this truck to commit the theft. If you have any information about their identity, please call Lake Arthur Police Department at 337-774-2411.

An ice chest was found on 8th Street near the Community Center tonight. To claim it, you must provide a description of the ice chest. 337-774-2411 is the police department phone number.

Chief Turner and Lake Arthur Police Department would like to remind everyone that school zones will be in effect beginning tomorrow August 10, 2018. Drivers should be mindful of increased foot traffic near schools. We wish all faculty, students and parents a great school year!

Lake Arthur Police Department would like to remind drivers that it is against the law to use a cell phone or any wireless telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle for the purpose of texting, reading or posting on social media sites. Read the law here: http://legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=630881

Chief Turner and the officers of Lake Arthur Police Department would like to give a big THANK YOU to Spring Market for their donation of bottled water to the department. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Lake Arthur Police Department had the honor of escorting the 2018 graduating class through town before graduation practice this morning. Chief Turner and the Lake Arthur Police Department wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors! Please remember to celebrate responsibly.

Lake Arthur Police Department was treated to boiled crawfish courtesy of Michelle Williams Bertrand and Bon Chance Crawfish this evening. They were delicious and much appreciated!!!

Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week pay tribute to law enforcement officers who have died or who have been disabled in the line of duty. The Memorial Day takes place on May 15 and Police Week is the week in which the Memorial falls. Chief Kobi Turner would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who put their lives on the line daily and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Lake Arthur Police Department is saddened by the loss of a brother in blue. Trooper Scott O’Connell worked in the area frequently alongside our officers. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go out to Trooper O’Connell’s family and his coworkers.

It’s National Telecommunications Week! This is the time of year where we recognize those voices behind the radio and telephone who keep our officers safe and get help to our citizens when they call. We could never thank our dispatchers enough for ALL they do. YOU GUYS AND GALS ROCK!!

During the month of March 2018, Lake Arthur Police Department answered 184 calls for service. Twelve warrants were served. 42 arrests made or citations issued for the following violations: Fail to signal- 1 Harassing/Obscene Phone calls- 1 Leash Law violation- 1 Disturbing the Peace- 3 Speeding- 9 Domestic Battery- 1 Stop Sign Violation- 1 No License Plate- 1 Expired Driver’s License- 1 Failure to Yield- 2 Driving Under Suspension- 5 Simple Battery- 2 No Proof of Insurance- 1 Improper Lighting- 1 Defective Equipment- 5 Expired License Plate- 3 Open Container Violation- 2 Resisting an Officer by Fighting- 1 No Seatbelt- 1

Chief Turner and the Lake Arthur Police Department send our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers out to the Zachary Police Department and Zachary Fire Department.

Warmer Weather Brings Out Snakes Police Chief Kobi Turner and the Lake Arthur Police Department would like to remind everyone to be aware of their surroundings especially near the park area. This is a picture of only one of many snakes seen sunning near the park recently.

During the month of February, Lake Arthur Police Department answered 163 calls for service. Three people were picked up on warrants. Seventy-four arrests/citations were issued for the following violations: Speeding- 21 Defective Equipment- 8 Disregard Stop Sign- 3 Driving Under Suspension- 6 Careless Operation- 5 No Driver’s License in Possession- 3 Improper Equipment- 3 Theft- 3 Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection- 1 Expired License Plate- 2 No Driver’s License- 2 Disturbing the Peace (Loud Music)- 1 Failure to Register Vehicle- 1 No Vehicle Insurance- 3 Disturbing the Peace (Fighting)- 2 Running Red Light- 2 Disturbing the Peace (Drunk)- 2 Underage Drinking- 1 Domestic Battery- 2 Leash Law- 2 Failure to Yield- 1 Please report any crimes to the police department at 337-774-2411.