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Houma Man Arrested On 4th DWI

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Brady Coleman (W/M, 38, 203 Jennifer Street in Houma) for Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling (Felony), DWI 4th, Remaining After Being Forbidden, and three (3) counts of Resisting an Officer. He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $156,000 bond.

COLEMAN, BRADY JOHN

Around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24th, Coleman returned to his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 500 Block of St. Charles Street after being asked to leave earlier because he was so intoxicated. Coleman demanded that the victim let him inside. After she refused, Coleman, who was still highly intoxicated, forced his way in where he helped himself to a beer before taking the victim’s dog.

Coleman was leaving in his vehicle when Police arrived, so he exited and ran to the rear of the home. Police arrested Coleman, who violently resisted arrest. Coleman had a BAC of .170g%, more than double the legal limit. Coleman was arrested last month by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office for DWI.

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Scott Lee Brown Arrested for Vehicle Burglary

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Scott Lee Brown (57, B/M, 121 Park Avenue in Thibodaux) for two (2) counts of Simple Burglary of a Motor Vehicle. He is being held on a $20,000 bond in addition to a Probation and Parole Hold that was placed on him after his arrest.

 BROWN, SCOTT LEE

Around 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15th Police were contacted when a victim saw a man burglarizing their vehicle and then fleeing on foot. While Police were searching the area for the suspect, they were approached by another victim, also living in the 1300 Block of Ledet Street, who claimed that their vehicle was just burglarized as well.

 

An investigation led Police to Scott Lee Brown as the person who committed both vehicle burglaries. This past Sunday, the lead TPD Detective received information that Brown was in the Johnson Ridge area. Coordinating with Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, Brown was located and placed under arrest.

 

Brown has an extensive criminal history dating back well over three decades. If convicted, Brown faces up to a $2,000 fine and up to twelve (12) years in prison for each count.

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Fight Leads To Shots Fired; One Arrested

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of De’Andre Pharagood (B/M, 19, 266 Sanders Street in Thibodaux) for Assault by Drive-By Shooting and Violation of a Firearm Free Zone. He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $260,000 bond.

PHARAGOOD, DE'ANDRE

Pharagood was arrested for his role in the drive-by shooting that happened just after midnight on Sunday, April 20th, in the 600 Block of Government Circle. The shooting stemmed from a fight that happened earlier that night on a rented party bus.

Pharagood was located and arrested around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 8th. The case is still under investigation.

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17 Year Old Arrested With Firearm

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Joshua Johnson (B/M, 17, 421 Fieldcrest Drive in Thibodaux) for Illegal Carrying of Weapons and Resisting An Officer. He was released from the Lafourche Parish Detention Center after posting his $1,000 bond.

 JOHNSON, JOSHUA J

Around 9:50 p.m. on Saturday, May 3rd, Thibodaux Police had prevented nearly 40 Juveniles from fighting near Tiger Drive and Parish Road, and were in the process of dispersing them when an Officer was alerted by a concerned citizen that they had overheard someone was going to get a gun.

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Shortly after, Officers approached a group of males that were involved in the disturbance. One of the males, Joshua Johnson, fled on foot, but was quickly apprehended by pursuing Officers, who recovered Johnson’s revolver, and placed him under arrest.

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Burglary Suspect Arrested

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the person responsible for burglarizing the home of a paralyzed man on Wednesday, May 2nd, has been arrested.

Sherrick Every (B/M, 26, 112 Meadows Circle Apt. # A2 in Thibodaux) was charged with Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling. Every is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.

EVERY, SHERRICK DEPAUL

Around 8:30 on May 2nd, the victim returned to his home in the 900 Block of St. Charles Street to find that it was being burglarized. The burglar fled the scene with various prescription medications that the victim is prescribed. The scene was processed for evidence, and a warrant was signed for the arrest of Sherrick Every.

Every was arrested after Thibodaux Police Officers saw him on a porch in the 500 Block of East 12th Street on Sunday, May 4th. Every fled into the home, but quickly surrendered to Police.

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Snap Shot – Lateisha Vanburen Arrested

Lateisha Vanburen (34, 1303 Midland Drive in Thibodaux) was arrested for Simple Burglary of a Motor Vehicle and Unauthorized Use of a Food Stamp Card after she withdrew money off of a card she had stolen from a victim’s vehicle in order to purchase illegal narcotics.

VANBUREN, LATEISHA RENATA

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Snap Shot – Shawn Thomas and Shemeka Vanburen Arrested

Shawn Thomas (23) and Shemeka Vanburen (24) were arrested for Felony Theft when they were caught trying to leave with over $680 in electronics from a business in the 400 Block of Canal Boulevard.

THOMAS, SHAWNShemeka Vanburen

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Convicted Felon Tosses Gun Out Of Window

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Laranza Thomas (B/M, 23, 231 Ridgeway Street in Thibodaux) for Illegal Carrying of a Weapon in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Obstruction of Justice, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Numbers, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Burnt Headlight, Operating a Vehicle with a Suspended License, and a Warrant for Failure to Appear for Court. He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $72,800 bond.

 THOMAS, LARANZA LARRY

Just before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 8th, a K9 Officer on patrol saw a Chevrolet Impala with a burnt headlight on Canal Boulevard near Talbot Avenue. When the Officer went to stop the vehicle, the driver, Laranza Thomas, sped away; throwing a firearm out of the window in the process.

 Firearm

Once stopped, it was learned that Thomas had an active warrant for his arrest issued by the City Court of Thibodaux. Police later retraced the path that Thomas drove and located the firearm, which had the serial number scratched off. During the stop, Police also located cocaine and minute amounts of marijuana inside of the vehicle. Thomas was placed under arrest.

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Shooting Suspect Arrested After Ditching Gun

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Davonte Miller AKA “Killa” (19, B/M, 103 Elm Lane in Thibodaux) for Illegal Use of Weapons (warrant), Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Violation of a Firearm Free Zone, and Resisting an Officer. Miller is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center.

 Miller, Davonte

Around 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18th, Davonte Miller fled the scene after shooting towards a home in the 1500 Block of Eagle Drive. An intense Police investigation ensued, which led to Miller’s warrant for his arrest.

 

Around 2:30 p.m. today, March 7th, Thibodaux Police Officers received an anonymous tip that Miller was in the area of Government Circle. Knowing Miller had active warrants for his February 18th shooting, Police began searching the area. Police found Miller in the 600 Block of Government Circle, and gave chase when he began to run.

 Firearm

While running, Miller threw a firearm that he was carrying in his waistband into a vehicle. Police arrested Miller and recovered his discarded firearm, which was loaded. Once arrested, Miller began to brag to Police that he had just consumed illegal narcotics.

 

Davonte Miller is the last suspect arrested in the brief stent of violent activity that took place in the Government Circle and Midland area. His arrest is part of Thibodaux Police Department’s concerted effort to target illegal weapons and violent criminals in the data identified zones.

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Breaking News: Last Shooting Suspect Arrested

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Davonte Miller AKA “Killa” (B/M, 103 Elm Lane in Thibodaux) for Illegal Use of Weapons. Miller is also facing additional charges.

 MILLER, DAVONTE

Davonte Miller is the last suspect arrested in the brief stent of violent activity that took place in the Government Circle and Midland area. His arrest is part of the Thibodaux Police Department’s concerted effort to target illegal weapons and violent criminals in the data identified zones.

 

Officers, knowing Miller had an active warrant for his arrest, saw Miller in the 600 Block of Government Circle who at the time had a firearm in his waistband. After a brief pursuit, Officers arrested him and recovered the firearm.

 

More details to follow on this arrest.

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