News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Jim Craft, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Cpl. Paul L. Mouton
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 3/6/2014 9:30 AM
UPDATE: Two Suspects Arrested in Felony Theft
Lafayette, LA – Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have arrested Garcon Cormier (21) and Kyle Cormier (25) both of Lafayette Parish, and charged them each with one count of Felony Theft.  The inflatable duck was recovered and will be returned to the Boys and Girls Club.  More arrests are expected in the case as the investigation remains ongoing.
UPDATE: Surveillance Video Captures Suspect’s Truck
Original Release: March 5, 2014 @ 3:30 pm
Lafayette, LA – Detectives have released a photo of a truck traveling south on Johnston Street with the inflatable duck in the trucks bed.  The truck appears to be a dark colored Chevrolet 4-door Silverado.  If anyone can identify the owner of the vehicle or the suspects involved in the incident, they are encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
Boys and Girls Club Duck Stolen
Original Release: February 27, 2014 @ 2:20 pm
Lafayette, LA – During the early morning on Thursday, February 27, 2014, unknown suspect(s) stole a 14 foot inflatable yellow duck belonging to the Boys and Girls Club.  The duck was set up in front of a store in the 2700 block of Johnston Street.  Detectives are encouraging anyone with information on the identity of the suspects or the whereabouts of the duck to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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