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: 4/28/2014 8:00 AM
Suspect Arrested for Discharging Firearm from Vehicle
Lafayette, LA – On April 28, 2014, at approximately 1:00 am, a Lafayette Police officer observed a vehicle stopped in the roadway in the 100 block of Taft Street. The suspect in the vehicle fired a shot in the air from a pistol and then sped away from the intersection at a high rate of speed. A short time later the suspect crashed his vehicle into a building in the 700 block of Johnston Street.  The suspect, Miles Guidry (25) of Lafayette, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Flight, Illegal Discharge of a Firearm and OWI 2nd Offense.  Police recovered a .357 caliber pistol from the vehicle.  Guidry was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.


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