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: 11/11/2016 9:00 AM
Suspect Arrested in Albertson’s Crash

Lafayette, LA— On November 10, 2016 at approximately 6:00pm, Lafayette police responded to the report of a vehicle that struck the front of Albertson’s Supermarket at 2678 Johnston St, causing an estimated $20k-30k in damages. Officer were able to locate the suspect, 23 year old Matthew Flowers (of Lafayette), at the scene. It was found that the suspect struck the building intentionally and he was arrested for Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property. No injuries were reported at the scene.


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