Lafayette police blotter for Jan. 31, 2014

Opelousas police arrest suspect in homicide

An Opelousas man authorities describe as a suspect in the shooting death of a 41-year-old man found near Caddo Street on Tuesday has been booked on attempted second-degree murder in an unrelated case in Lafayette, officials said.

Nathaniel McCoy, 32, of 1725 Caddo St., Opelousas, was booked Tuesday following the death of DeWayne “Robbie” White, Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow said.

White was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office after police received a call about a shooting at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Gallow said McCoy was immediately identified as a suspect and was arrested on Tuesday but on an warrant from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office in an unrelated case.

Gallow said McCoy is the prime suspect in White’s death and remains in the Opelousas jail on the warrant from Lafayette.

Arrests posted Jan. 30, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish sheriff’s website:

  • SOLOMON ARVIE: 17, of the 100 block of North Pine Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor theft and fugitive.
  • KENNETH BRIGGS: 46, of the 18 block of Rotan Court, Brandon, Miss. He was booked on aggravated second-degree battery.
  • MAKAYLA ALEXIS BROUSSARD: 19, of the 100 block of Country Lane, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule I narcotics and warrant/bench warrant.
  • CHARMAINE LASHON BROUSSARD: 32, of the 1000 block of Irene Street, Lafayette. She was booked on home invasion.
  • PAUL DALLAS BROWN: 42, of the 100 block of Fairway Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV narcotics and obstruction of justice.
  • GREG ANTHONY DAUPHINEY: 28, of the 400 block of Bossier Street, Lafayette. He was booked on fugitive, two counts of simple assault, and two counts of simple criminal damage to property.
  • PHYLLIS FABACHER: 48, of the 1100 block of Roper Drive, Scott. She was booked on disturbing the peace.
  • TERREL JAMES FAULK: 36, of the 300 block of Connie Circle, Lafayette. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.
  • JAZZMYN FRANCIS: 18, of the 300 block of Harrington Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on home invasion.
  • TARA GUIDRY: 33, of the 1300 block of Verot School Road, Lafayette. She was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.
  • JEPTHA JOHNSON: 22, of the 200 block of East Third Street, Lafayette. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.
  • ANGELA M. LIVINGS: 49, of the 1100 block of Roper Drive, Scott. She was booked on disturbing the peace.
  • OLIVER JONATHAN MARTIN: 30, of the 200 block of Sherwood Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on felony possession of marijuana.
  • ZEB ONEAL SARTIN: 27, of the 100 block of Leaf Circle, Duson. He was booked on cruelty to juveniles, misdemeanor domestic abuse battery, and simple assault.
  • ANTHONY ST JULIEN: 55, of the 400 block of East Third Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods.