Parish by Parish: Monday, September 17

POSTED: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 6:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 6:04pm

In Lafourche Parish, Thibodaux Police say they finally arrested a man after an hour long standoff.   Kenneth McPhail, 49, was taken into custody and charged with Simple Battery and Resisting an Officer.   Police say they were called to the house on a complaint of loud music.
When they found out McPhail had an active arrest warrant, we’re told he locked the doors and wouldn’t surrender to authorities. He's at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on ten thousand dollars bond.

In Tangipahoa Parish, Sheriff’s deputies need your help to find James Pea. Pea is wanted on a list of charges including Theft, Bank Fraud, and Illegal Use of a Credit Card.  His last known address was in Hammond.  Call the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is you have information on where Pea might be.

In Ouachita Parish, Monroe Police are putting some old police cars to work, in an effort to keep drivers safe.  Eight old police cars have been transformed into Crime Deterrent Units. They're strategically placed throughout the city on highways, streets and at some businesses. Even though there's no officer inside, they are there to get the attention of drivers and get them to slow down. The units are moved every few hours and replaced with manned patrol units, to make sure drivers don't get used to where they are.

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