News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Toby Aguillard, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: P.O. Karl Ratcliff
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 9/2/2016 12:00 PM
Police Arrest Suspect in Early Morning Bomb Threat

Lafayette, LA— On September 2, 2016 at approximately 6:00 am Lafayette police and fire departments responded to a bomb threat at an adult learning facility at 516 E. Pinhook Rd. The bomb threat was found to be false, however, a search was conducted of the campus to confirm. The suspect, a 17 year old male from Lafayette, was arrested and charged with the False Communication of a Bomb Threat.


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