Acadiana police briefs for March 12, 2014

Police investigating fatal shootin of New Iberia man

Iberia Parish sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting Tuesday of a 24-year-old man New Iberia man

Uriah Joseph, of 1734 Jennifer St., New Iberia, was shot multiple times about 1 p.m. near Sam and Ann streets, according to Lt. Anthony Green, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office.

A warrant for second-degree murder has been issued for Michael Augustine, Green said in a news release. He said paramedics were unable to revive the victim at the scene.

Lafayette booked in February home invasion

A Lafayette man accused of robbing a woman during a home invasion in February in the 100 block of Chicago Lane was arrested by Marksville police Monday, Lafayette police said.

Robert Lavergne, 54, was picked up on warrants issued by Lafayette alleging home invasion and first-degree robbery, Lafayette Police Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a news release.

The case remains under investigation, Mouton said.

St. Martinville prisoner caught after brief escape

A St. Martinville prisoner who walked away from a work detail Tuesday morning was captured nearby a short time later, officials said.

Delanius Narcisse, 23, of St. Martinville, left other prisoners working near Washington Street and was captured a short distance away on Governor Mouton Street, spokeswoman Maj. Ginny Higgins said in a release.

Narcisse now faces charges in addition to the probation violation after a 2010 simple burglary conviction that netted him an eight-year sentence.

Arrests posted Mar. 11, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish sheriff’s website:

DANRICKA NICOLE BROUSSARD: 31, of the 200 block of Cooper Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

MYRA H. BUNKER: 46, of the 6700 block of Mire Highway, Church Point. She was booked on careless operation; misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and possession of alcoholic beverages in a vehicle.

ROBERT COLE: 34, of the 200 block of Sonnier Road, Carencro. He was booked on hold for extradition.

SHANE MICHAEL DUPLANTIS: 28, of the 200 block of Tennessee Street, Lafayette. He was booked on second-degree battery.

ANDREW JAMES ESKINE: 18, of the 100 block of Cockpit Road, Carencro. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

ROBERT LEE GREEN JR.: 39, homeless, Lafayette. He was booked on a warrant for Grant Parish.

RICKY ANDREW HUNTSBERRY: 54, of the 200 block of Zim Circle, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods and disturbing the peace.

QUIANA ISADORE: 35, of the 100 block of Larell Street, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless driving.

QUINTON JOSEPH ISADORE: 25, of the 400 block of Hilda Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery; resisting an officer; and shoplifting.

BETTY JO JAMES: 48, of the 100 block of Warren, Lafayette. She was booked on felony theft of goods.

TIMOTHY BRIAN KING: 26, of the 800 block of South College Road, Lafayette. He was booked on having no safety belt.

GEORGE JOSEPH LEDET: 48, homeless, Lafayette. He was booked on criminal trespass.

YONI MORALES: 22, of the 500 block of Berlin, Lafayette. He was booked on aggravated assault; criminal trespass; and disturbing the peace.

SHANNON JAMES PARKER: 17, of the 500 block of Joan Street, Lafayette. He was booked on resisting an officer and misdemeanor illegal carrying of weapons.

MARK JON PREJEAN: 45, of the 200 block of Wallace Broussard, Carencro. He was booked on two counts of warrant/bench warrant.

BILLY PRESTON PREJEAN: 56, of the 1000 block of Ninth Street, Lafayette. He was booked on three counts of battery on a police officer; two counts of misdemeanor theft; and simple assault.

RUSTY JACOB RICHARD: 28, of the 200 block of Highway 93, Carencro. He was booked on two counts of cyberstalking and felony stalking.

KAVANTE RICHMOND: 17, of the 300 block of Odile, Lafayette. He was booked on no lamp over license plate and failure to secure a driver’s license.

KAYLA LAVONNE ROBINSON: 25, of the 400 block of Hilda, Lafayette. She was booked on resisting an officer.

MARK J. ROMERO: 42, of the 200 block of Terry Drive, Maurice. He was booked on careless operation; felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and warrant/bench warrant.

CHRISTOPHER JOHN SUIRE: 30, of the 11904 block of Farmer Road, Kaplan. He was booked on shoplifting.

HEIDI O. VINCENT: 33, of the 200 block of W. Villien Street, Abbeville. She was booked on felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

QUINTON WATTS: 25, of the 200 block of Chag Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods.

JERMAINE J. WHITE: 27, of the 200 block of N. Arenas Street, Rayne. He was booked on disturbing the peace and two counts of warrant/bench warrant.

EDWARD EARL WINES: 60, of the 1000 block of Patterson Street, Lafayette. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.