Lafayette police briefs and arrests

Police: Suspect stabbed man, took him to ER

LAFAYETTE — A Lafayette woman is accused of stabbing a man early New Year’s Day and later taking him to a hospital where he remained in critical condition Thursday, police said.

Ronkeisha Lavine, 30, W. Willow 134, Scott, stabbed the victim “with a sharp object” at a home in the 100 block of Roy Street at around 2 a.m. Wednesday, Cpl. Paul Mouton said.

The victim, a 31-year-old man whose identity has not been released, was admitted to the hospital with a stab wound in the chest.

Mouton said Lavine took the man to a Lafayette hospital where officials notified Lafayette police at around 6 a.m.

Carencro man killed in one-car accident

LAFAYETTE — A Carencro man was killed New Year’s Day when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree trunk, authorities said.

After his vehicle hit a stump on Woodrich Lane in north Lafayette Parish, Alex Beniot, 55, was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office, Sheriff’s Office Capt. Kip Judice said.

“Initial reports indicate that the driver lost control on the two-lane road and struck a tree stump off the roadway,” Judice said.

The accident remains under investigation. Toxicology tests are pending, he said.

Arrests posted Jan. 2, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish sheriff’s web site:

  • JOQUAYLON J. BERNARD: 20, of the 100 block of Goldman Street, Lafayette. He was booked on gambling in public and two counts of resisting an officer.
  • ALEX BOONE: 21, of the 100 block of Isiah Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless operation.
  • KENNY CARTER: 48, of the 600 block of Archie, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery and simple criminal damage to property.
  • ELIZABETH CASTILLO: 31, of the 2900 block of High Plains, Katy, Texas. She was booked on disturbing the peace.
  • CALVIN JOHN CELESTINE: 21, of the 300 block of Marigny Circle, Lafayette. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.
  • DEONTRAY CONNER: 17, of the 200 block of Guilbeau Road, Lafayette. He was booked on attempted simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.
  • RONALD JAMES GARY: 46, of the 1200 block of East Gloria Switch Road, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery and misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
  • JEREMY JAMALL GEORGE: 31, of the 300 block of German Lane, Lafayette. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.
  • LESLY ALLEN GRACE: 54, of the 200 block of Merchant Boulevard, Lafayette. He was being held for extradition.
  • HANNAH HASHA: 19, of the 300 block of FM 2693 E, New Waverley, Texas. She was booked on disturbing the peace, misdemeanor battery of a police officer, resisting a police officer with force or violence and simple criminal damage to property.
  • OZALLA HIJAZIN: 54, of the 1600 block of Parkview Drive, Opelousas. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of alcoholic beverages in a vehicle.
  • JODY HUNZICKER: 46, of the 100 block of Saxton Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on aggravated battery.
  • SAVEN LANDRY: 35, of the 200 block of Rural Street, Lafayette. He was booked as a fugitive.
  • RONKEISHA SHANTELL LAVINE: 30, of the 2900 block of W. Willow 134, Scott. She was booked on attempted second-degree murder.
  • TONI C. LEBLANC: 53, of the 1100 block of Lebesque Road, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
  • TITUS V. MALBROUGH: 31, of the 1200 block of 11th Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor hit-and-run driving, misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while under suspension for prior offenses, two counts of residential parking permit violation and vehicle inspection tag violation.
  • ZANE J. MARKS: 29, of the 300 block of Vieux Orleans, Lafayette. He was booked on a warrant for East Baton Rouge.
  • DONNA MIRE: 51, of the 200 block of Crouchet Street, Carencro. She was booked on failure to secure vehicle registration, misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and misdemeanor reckless operation of a vehicle.
  • VIVIAN WILLIAM PHILLIPS: 56, of the 1500 block of Louisiana Avenue, Lafayette. She was booked on entry on or remaining in place after being forbidden and disturbing the peace.
  • BLAKE EDWARD QUEBEDEAUX: 23, of the 1200 block of Montermey Road, Opelousas. He was booked on a fugitive warrant.
  • KEVIN RUSSELL: 40, homeless, Lafayette. He was booked on resisting an officer and misdemeanor theft of goods.
  • SHEA VIDRINE: 26, of the 1700 block of Johnston Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to yield.
  • JONATHON TYLER WHITTEKER: 21, of the 1100 block of West St. Mary, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless operation.
  • ORLANDO PAUL WILTZ: 39, of the 1200 block of Banker Road, St. Martinville. He was booked on a warrant for St. Martin Parish.