Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue reports search for suspect in attempted 2nd degree murder.
On January 4, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Officers with the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a report of assault in the 900 block of Reed Street, Ville Platte. Upon arrival they learned that the victim had left the area and located him a short time later at a nearby store where he was sitting on the ground and had blood on his shirt. Officers learned that he had been stabbed multiple times in an altercation on Reed Street over a cell phone and money.
The victim was transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center and then airlifted to Lafayette General Medical Center with severe to critical injuries.
After further investigation an arrest warrant has been issued for Trever Travez Larnett 24, of 930 South Chataignier Street Ville Platte. Larnett is wanted for disturbing the peace by fighting and attempted second degree murder.
Chief Lartigue is asking anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of Trevor Larnett to contact the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313. Your call will remain anonymous.
Police Chief Neal Lartigue is asking for assistance in identifying armed robbery suspects.
On January 24, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Officers with the Ville Platte Police Department responded to the 400 block of North Latour Street for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival Officers learned that two black males wearing hoodies, armed with hand guns robbed Ms. Kathy Oliver of a money bag containing cash and checks. When Ms. Oliver refused to give the suspects the money bag, one of the suspects hit her in the face with a hand gun and took the money bag when she fell to the ground.
If you observed two black males in hoodies hanging around the area before 4:30 yesterday, or can identify these suspects, Chief Lartigue is asking that you assist the department in removing these criminals from our streets. Call the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313. Your call will remain anonymous.