Lockport Police Department

  • Agency: Lockport Police Department
  • Address: 710 Church Street, Lockport, 70374 LA
  • Chief: Warren A Vedros, Sr (Chief of Police)
Phone: 985-532-9799
Fax: 985-532-7365

Lockport Police Department is located at 710 Church Street, Lockport, 70374 LA. The Chief of Police of the department is Warren A Vedros, Sr. The Lockport Police Department phone number is 985-532-9799.

Lockport Police Department News

👻🎃 Halloween/Trick or Treating Tips 🎃👻 Spook in the Park and trick or treating start at 6pm on Wednesday, October 31st. Remember it’s a great idea to: Have children wear glow in the dark bracelets or light up shoes Take a picture of your child before leaving home so you have a current pic of what they are wearing should you be separated Discuss a meeting place if your child should get lost Reiterate the important of stranger danger and not messing with candy until checked by a guardian Remind your children to find an officer if they get lost or need help Please drive slowly, be safe, and have fun! Officers will be patrolling, and as always contact us if you need anything!!

Chief David Harrelson, Jr. and Assistant Chief Ricky Breaux, Jr. were able to spend some time with Mrs. Jaime Larousse’s class at Lockport Upper Elementary School this morning. While there, Chief Harrelson and Asst. Chief Breaux talked to the kids about their respective roles in the Lockport Police Department, and they also did the kids’ fingerprints for the National Child ID Safety Program. It was a great morning had by all, and we thank you for allowing us to come into your classroom to speak to these wonderful kids!!

MISSING TEEN update from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office!!

LOCKPORT WOMAN ARRESTED FOR INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH A JUVENILE Lockport Chief of Police David Harrelson, Jr. announced the arrest of a Lockport woman found to be involved in a romantic relationship with a juvenile. Chelsey Barlow, age 26, was arrested Monday night following the investigation. At around 6:50 p.m. on October 8, 2018, officers made contact with the juvenile’s mother who stated that she believed her juvenile son and Ms. Barlow were involved in a sexual relationship. During the course of the investigation, the juvenile allowed officers of the Lockport Police Department to view his cellular telephone which contained several photographs of Ms. Barlow and the juvenile kissing as well as nude photographs sent from Ms. Barlow to the juvenile. Ms. Barlow confirmed that she was involved in a romantic relationship with the juvenile and that the photographs were sent to him with her knowledge. Ms. Barlow was arrested and booked accordingly into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. She was charged with Indecent Behavior with Juveniles. Her bond is set at $10,000.00

Facebook Hoax update from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office

⚖️ MUNICIPAL COURT UPDATE ⚖️ The Town of Lockport Municipal Court scheduled for Wednesday October 17, 2018 will be rescheduled for the following Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 9:00AM. Please contact us at (985) 532-9799 if you have any questions or concerns regarding this change. Thank you!

📳 Status Update from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office 📳

We have received several reports concerning a citizen of the Town of Lockport testing positive for West Nile disease. This is something that will be taken seriously and the proper authorities are being notified to investigate this incident. At this time, we do not know if this is an isolated incident and whether or not the incident occurred while in Lockport or elsewhere. We will update this post as further information becomes available. Thank you for your continued support and please do not hesitate to contact us if any assistance is needed!!

Please join us today at Holy Savior Catholic Church for the Civil Servants Mass at 4pm as we pray for the safety of all of our first responders!!

Please take the time to remember all those who lost their lives in this nonsensical act of violence, and the first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice 17 years ago. #Neverforget911

Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux Schools update

As of the 10am update from the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Gordon is still projected to make landfall near the Mississippi Gulf Coast sometime this evening into the overnight hours. While it seems as though we may be spared the brunt of this storm, we are asking that our residents remain vigilant in taking the proper precautions for their safety. Possible heavy rains and wind conditions are likely, and as such, we ask that all residents keep their evening travels to required traveling only for your safety. Also, should any streets in the Town of Lockport begin to flood, please remain off of those streets. The residents on this streets would greatly appreciate people not wanting to see the water and remaining off of these streets would greatly diminish the possibility of water being pushed into people’s homes. Again, the Lockport Police Department will be out in our town assuring that everyone will be as safe as humanly possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us if any assistance is needed. We will continue to provide updates as we get them. Thank you all for your continued support of our department!!

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office has activated an emergency webpage for Tropical Storm Gordon. Please follow this webpage for additional information!!

We are closely monitoring the potential threat of Tropical Storm Gordon to the Town of Lockport and will continue to provide any and all updates as we receive them. At this time, we encourage our residents to ensure that their ditches and culverts are free from any trash/debris to help with removing the water as it comes down. Also, sandbags as well as sand and empty bags will be available at the Town of Lockport barn (located on Church Street at Second Street near the water tower) beginning today. Please do not hesitate to contact us if any assistance is needed!! We will be here throughout the entirety of this weather event to ensure your safety!!

Update from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office

GALLIANO MAN FOUND WITH VARIETY OF NARCOTICS Lockport Chief of Police David Harrelson Jr. announced the arrest of a Galliano man found with several types of drugs while trespassing at a local business. Rickey Guidry, 60, was arrested late Monday night following the investigation At around 11:15 p.m. on August 20, 2018, officers made contact with a man who was parked outside a closed business. The owner had made past complaints about people being on the property after hours. The man identified himself as Rickey Guidry. When officers asked what he was doing at the location, he gave multiple reasons, and officers found inconsistencies in his statements. Based on the actions of Guidry during the encounter, officers requested a K-9 unit from Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. The K-9 unit alerted to the possible presence of narcotics inside the vehicle. During a subsequent search, officers discovered several types of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. In all, officers seized 38 Xanax pills, 35 hydrocodone pills, 0.5 grams of suspected marijuana, and 0.5 grams of suspected crack cocaine. Guidry was arrested and booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. He was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Hydrocodone, and Xanax. He was additionally charged with Criminal Trespassing and Possession of Crack Cocaine and Drug Paraphernalia. His bond is set at $20,300.

Please save the date and join us for this years Blue Mass honoring all who protect our community and country!!

🚌🚌 Just a friendly reminder for the first day of school tomorrow 🚌🚌 School zones will be established Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 9:00AM and again from 2:00PM to 4:00PM. School zones are located on Crescent Avenue in front of Lockport Lower Elementary School, on Main Street in front of Lockport Middle School, on School Street in front of Lockport Upper Elementary School, and on Highway 308 in front of the Career Magnet Center. When turning into the parent pickup line at Lockport Lower Elementary School (shell parking lot across from Rouse’s), please do not stop and wait on Crescent Avenue as this can cause traffic to be backed up or worse an accident. Also, the turning lane at Rouse’s is for Rouse’s traffic only, please do not attempt to use this lane to turn into the parking lot as it can potentially cause an accident. Please take note that the school zones on Crescent Avenue and Main Street are a 25MPH speed limit zone, and School Street is a 15MPH speed limit zone. School Street is also a posted 15MPH speed limit zone from Crescent Avenue to Main Street. 📱📱Per Louisiana State Law, the usage of telecommunications devices (cell phones) is prohibited while traveling through any school zone. These devices can only be used in a “hands free” manner.📱📱 LPSO School Resource Officers as well as Crossing Guards will be present during the take in and dismissal of our students to ensure the safety of our students, teachers, and parents. If anyone has any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you all and let’s have a great school year!!

Thank you so much for the opportunity to support this awesome event!! On behalf of Chief Harrelson & Assistant Chief Breaux, the Harrelson and Breaux families, and all of the members of the Lockport Police Department, we are so grateful for the support we know our community will show toward CLHS Project Graduation!! CLHS Project Graduation is an all-night, alcohol and drug-free lock-in social event for graduating seniors held on May 21, 2019. The event will be held locally immediately following the graduation ceremony from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am. This has been an annual event for the past 9 years and has been made possible solely due to the generosity of parents, townspeople, and our supportive business community. This milestone should be a time of celebration, reflection and “looking towards the future” for all seniors and their families. CLHS Project Graduation has been a very effective way to fundraising and planning for this event for the graduating class of 2019. We will begin August 19th to do our first fundraiser "Horse Around." Many homeowners will have their homes tagged with a TROJANS sign. Please support!!! Thank you to our supportive community. 💚💛💚💛SR '19

We’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the National Night Out Against Crime with us tonight. Although the weather didn’t want to cooperate with us in the beginning, the skies dried out and we were able to have some fun!! I couldn’t begin to thank everyone individually that helped out in making this night a success, so from all of us at the Lockport Police Department, thank you for your continued support!!

NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather, the showing of Despicable Me 3 as well as the Cop Car Karaoke is cancelled. BUT, we are still at the ballpark serving hot dogs, chips, and cake!! Please come out and enjoy this time with us the best we can with the weather!! Thanks again for all of the support you have all given us, it is greatly appreciated!!

We are currently monitoring the weather coming through Lockport. As of now, the Night Out Against Crime event is STILL ON!! Please monitor our Facebook page for further updates!!

Don’t forget to come on out to the Lafourche Recreation #1 Lockport Ballpark for the National Night Out Against Crime tonight starting at 6pm!! We hope to see everyone there!!