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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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2nd Arrest Made In Warren Coler Shooting

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Donald Alex (B/M, 20, 625 Maple Street in Thibodaux) for Accessory After the Fact for his role in the shooting that took place in the 600 Block of Government Circle last night. He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.

 ALEX, DONALD J

Through investigation, Police learned that after Warren Coler shot the victim, Donald Alex helped Coler escape by driving him away from the scene.

 

Police found Alex at his home on Maple Street. He was placed under arrest.

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Social Media Aids In Burglary Arrest

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Terrance Vicks (B/M, 19, 275 Sanders Street in Thibodaux for Simple Burglary. He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $10,000 bond along with a Louisiana Probation and Parole Hold.

VICKS, TERRANCE MICHAEL

Wednesday morning, February 12th, Terrance Vicks burglarized a school in the 500 Block of Cardinal Drive. Vicks was seen leaving, and claimed to be looking for a bathroom. Shortly after, Police learned that Vicks made off with an iPhone and wallet.

Vicks’ photo was posted on social media, asking for our community partners’ help in locating him. On February 25th, Police received an anonymous tip that Vicks was in the area of Johnson Ridge. Thibodaux Police, along with members of the Terrebonne Sheriff’s Office, found Vicks hiding in a trailer. He was placed under arrest.

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Suspect Arrested 13 Days After Being Released For Armed Robbery

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Warren Coler (B/M, 21, 1002 Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux) for Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and Simple Criminal Damage to Property. He is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $255,000 bond.

Warren Coler

Around 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 25th, Warren Coler, who was with the victim and a group of friends in the 600 Block of Government Circle, got a gun from his vehicle and shot at the victim, striking the victim in his leg. Warren fled the scene, and the victim was rushed to the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

An intense investigation led Police to Warren Coler, who was found at his home – 1002 Canal Boulevard around 9:00 a.m. today. Coler, who had just been released thirteen (13) days ago for Armed Robbery where he served a Juvenile Life sentence, was placed under arrest.

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Snap Shot – Timothy Thiac II Arrested

Timothy Thiac II (23, 745 North 7th Street in Thibodaux) was arrested for Simple Criminal Damage to Property, Resisting an Officer, Enter/Remaining After Being Forbidden, and Disturbing the Peace. He was released from the Lafourche Parish Detention Center after posting his $1,600 bond.

THIAC, TIMOTHY PAUL, II

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Snap Shot – Sean Harvey Arrested

Sean Harvey (22, 116 West Ellendale in Houma) was arrested for Throwing an Ice Chest full of Beer and Screw Hooks from a Mardi Gras Float, Resisting an Officer, and Disturbing the Peace.

HARVEY, SEAN ADAM

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Snap Shot – Gerrel Talbert Arrested

Gerrel Talbert (19, 200 Sparrow Street in Labadieville) was arrested for Felony Theft of Goods. He was released from the Lafourche Parish Detention Center after posting his $5,000 bond.

TALBERT, GERREL

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