Lafayette police, fire briefs March 17

Church Point man, 45, dies in crash of pickup

A Church Point man is dead after his pickup ran off the side of U.S. 190 late Saturday and smashed into a culvert, a State Police spokesman said.

Michael Cunningham, 45, was transported to a hospital in critical condition after the accident, but he died shortly after reaching the hospital, Trooper 1st Class Stephen Hammons said.

Cunningham was driving westbound on U.S. 190, west of Lawtell, about 11:40 p.m., when his truck ran off the right side of the highway into a ditch and hit the culvert, Hammons said.

Cunningham was not wearing a seat belt.

A toxicology sample was sent to the State Crime Lab for analysis, he said. The investigation is ongoing.

Arrests posted March 16, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office website:

LAKEISHA BELL: 26, of the 1500 block of St. Joseph Street, New Iberia. She was booked for Iberia Parish.

DANNA BENOIT: 42, of the 3500 block of Rachel Drive, Sulfur. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless driving.

FREDERICK BERNARD III: 37, of the 200 block of Texas Street, Lafayette. He was booked on second-degree battery.

ANTHONY BLACKWELL: 52, of the 100 block of Patton Street, Lafayette. He was booked on identity theft.

DAPHNE BRUMFIELD: 34, of the 300 block of Herbert Road, Lafayette. She was booked on speeding and possession of marijuana.

ADRIAN DAIGLE: 34, of the 100 block of Rodair Plantation, Scott. He was booked for Jefferson Davis Parish.

BRITTANI DORE: 24, of the 600 block of Renaud Drive, Scott. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless operation.

GABRIEL ESTRADA: 22, of French Colony, Lafayette. He was booked on arson and use of explosives.

ELRIDGE FONTENOT: 21, of the 2300 block of Frey Cove Road, Eunice. He was booked on hold for extradition.

MICHAEL FRANCIS: 21, of the 500 block of Sonnier Road, Church Point. He was booked on possession of Schedule I drugs without a prescription and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

ROBERT HANSEN: 29, of the 100 block of Renwood Circle, Lafayette. He was booked on criminal trespass, disturbing the peace and resisting an officer.

NATHAN NORMAN HAWKINS JR.: 35, of the 100 block of Nevada, Lafayette. He was booked on improper lane change (no accident), misdemeanor hit-and-run driving, misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while under suspension for prior offenses.

ROBERT JAMES HEBERT: 58, of the 1300 block of East Milton Avenue, Lafayette. He was booked on carrying a weapon while committing or attempting to commit a crime or while in possession or during sale or distribution of a controlled substance, distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics, distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule III narcotics and possession of firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of felonies.

JASON GERARD HUKINS: 29, of the 1700 block of West St. Mary Boulevard, Lafayette. He was booked on two counts of hold for St. Landry.

ANTHONY CHARLES JOHNSON: 49, of the 1100 block of West Ford Street, Crowley. He was booked on misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

JOHN JOLIVETTE: 32, of the 500 block of East Madison Street, Opelousas. He was booked on felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding.

GABRIELLE LEGER: 23, of the 100 block of Denier Street, Lafayette. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

NICHOLAS LEGER: 24, of the 1900 block of Eraste Landry Road, Lafayette. He was booked on aggravated assault and driving on roadway laned for traffic.

TABATHA RENEE LEVINE: 28, of the 1300 block of Veron Street, Abbeville. She was booked on criminal trespass, misdemeanor theft, resisting an officer and sale, distribution or possession of prescription drugs without prescription.

JULIEN LOUSAO: 29, of the 300 block of Harrel Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on careless driving, failure to register vehicle, misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and not having a driver’s license.

BEVERLY LYONS: 59, of the 1500 block of Savoy, Youngsville. She was booked on misdemeanor violation of protective orders.

BILLY RAY MILLER: 32, of the 6100 block of Mire Highway, Church Point. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

FELTON JAMES MOUTON: 51, of the 200 block of Rain Tree, Lafayette. He was booked on simple burglary and entry on or remaining in places or on land after being forbidden.

JORDAN TREVON STERLING: 20, of the 200 block of Joy Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

TYLER TAYLOR: 17, of the 200 block of Greenvale Drive, Carencro. He was booked on fugitive.

MICHAEL THOMAS: 18, of the 100 block of St. Charles Street, Natchitoches. He was booked on misdemeanor distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule I narcotics and prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).

DAKOTA DANDRE WALKER: 20, of the 300 block of Teljean, Lafayette. He was booked on six counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, three counts of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles, possession of or dealing in firearms with obliterated number marks and warrant/bench warrant.