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SNOW DAY

Friends,

     The weather around Allen Parish has hit us with a surprise this morning. Granted a great surprise for this time of year, but as you all know the conditions may not be favorable for regular travel. Please if you leave your residence, BE CAREFUL on the roadways. Schools have been closed to keep our Children and Educators safe. The Allen Parish Court House will be Open at 10:00 AM for regular business. Please be mindful of the weather as we enjoy our day. If you have any concerns or issues, Please call the Allen Parish Sheriff's office or 911 for any emergencies. BE CAREFUL and GOD BLESS!!

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Happy Holidays from Sheriff Hebert

 

As the holiday season approaches, I want to take this time to acknowledge our staff for their contributions to our success.  I believe we have some of the most dedicated deputies and administrative and civilian staff in the history of our office. I want to thank each and every one of them for their hard work and encourage you to do the same when you see them. 

 

I would also like to acknowledge our community for their tremendous support and efforts in helping to make Allen Parish a safer place to live and raise a family. We appreciate your input and assistance and are happy to know our website is so important to so many of you.

 

We look forward to the holiday season, and we hope you do as well. My commitment to the citizens of this Parish remains strong, and I will continue to work with the members of our community to improve the quality of life for each of you.

 

Happy Holidays!

Sheriff Douglas Hebert III

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MENTALLY ILL SUBJECT

FRIENDS,

     We once again come to you to ask for your help in a matter of an urgent nature. On Sunday Morning a mentally ill patient by the name of Chevy Eaves was under what is known as an OPC (Order of Protective Custody) placed by a family member. Chevy was being transported by Acadian Ambulance from the Allen Parish Hospital in Kinder to a Mental care facility in Alexandria, La. Eaves became nervous and was able to jump from the ambulance and escaped the custody of the paramedics, while in transport. Mr. Eaves was last seen in the woods behind Tractor Supply in Oakdale, La. Chevy is wearing a red shirt with gray sweat pants, and no shoes. If you see this person DO NOT approach him. Please call the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office @ 337-639-4353 or 911. 

 

CHEVY LEE EAVES

36 years of age

5' 11"  210 LBS

Black Hair and Brown Eyes

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PHONE ISSUES

Friends,

   We are having some issues with our phone systems that come into the Sheriff's Office. Our technical personnel have been working in conjunction with the phone company to rectify this problem. If you call the Sheriff's Office and are unable to get through please try again. Please be patient with these people as they try to fix the issues. 911 is fully functional. Be Safe & God Bless.

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FLOODING

Friends,

    As a result of Tropical Storm Harvey, after having to deal with the winds and rain, we must now deal with the inevitable after effects. Areas along the rivers in our parish will now begin to swell with massive amounts of water from the previous storm. So now it is our time to prepare for the rivers to rise. Please make preparations in these areas if you reside there as the waters are predicted to rise. The following areas will be affected:

Calcasieu river @ Oakdale is expected to reach 17 feet by Saturday afternoon, Flood stage is 12 feet.

 

Calcasieu river @ Oberlin is expected to reach 21 feet by Sunday evening, Flood Stage is 13 feet.

 

Calcasieu river @ Kinder is expected to reach 21.5 feet by Friday evening, flood stage is 16 feet.

 

Quiska Chitto River @ Hwy 26 has crested at 20.3 feet, Flood stage is 15 feet.

Please if you live near the rivers, make preparations to leave if necessary. If you have any problems, please call 911 or the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office for assistance. God Bless and Take Care!!

 

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ROAD CONDITIONS

Friends,

      Roads in our parish have began to flood, Please DO NOT try to go through this high water if possible. It only takes 6 inches of water to float a vehicle, also you may not know if the roadway is washed out and it may be deeper than it looks. PLEASE BE CAREFUL, Call 911 or the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office if you have any issues or concerns. We will assist you to the best of our ability.

The following roads haven't been closed, but they have water on them, and drivers should exercise caution when traveling on them. 

KINDER AREA

IKES ROAD
PARISH LINE ROAD
LAUDERDALE WOODYARD ROAD
ELOI ORTEGO ROAD
CLYDE CHACHERE ROAD
CARPENTERS BRIDGE ROAD
UNKEL ROAD
M FRUGE ROAD

 

OBERLIN AREA

BUCK BOWLES ROAD
NEVIL VIZENA ROAD
GARCILLE ROAD
HICKORY FLAT ROAD
WARD LINE ROAD
COTTONGIN ROAD
DIPPING VAT ROAD
JJ STORER ROAD
GRIFFIN LOOP

 

 

ELTON AREA

BEL OIL ROAD
POWELL ROAD @ HWY 26
WILLIS COURVILLE ROAD

 

 

REEVES AREA

BEL FIRE TOWER ROAD
BERNARD FONTENOT ROAD
HWY 190 @ SOUTH LYLES
WALKER ROAD
MARTIN TRAM ROAD- CLOSED
BARNES CREEK- CLOSED
TOPSY BEL ROAD- CLOSED

 

OAKDALE AREA

EAST 5TH AVENUE
7TH AVENUE
13TH STREET
TERRY LANE
RIVER ROAD
SHALLOWHOLE ROAD
NORRIS ROAD
BLUE BUSH ROAD
SOUTH RIVER ROAD
WARD ROAD
CYPRESS CREEK
CHERRYWINCHE ROAD
SAM CLOUD ROAD @ CHESTER WEST
HARGROVE FARM ROAD
MIKE BAHAM ROAD
N 7TH STREET @ WHATLEY ROAD

 

ELIZABETH AREA

 

 

MITTIE/ GRANT AREA

CARTER ROAD- CLOSED FROM CEPHUS REEVES TO ALLAN MAHAFFEY
TEN MILE ROAD
CONFEDERATE ROAD
DAVE SMITH ROAD
SIMMONS ROAD
BURGESS ROAD
BURNETT ROAD
YOUNG ROAD
PICKERING ROAD

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Tropical Storm Harvey- UPDATE 08.30.2017

   Friends,

According to Homeland Security, Sand and Sandbags are at all Parish barns for the storm. All Barns are planned to be open daily from 7am to 4pm, Closed on Sundays.      

Oakdale  Area: Parish Barn @ Oakdale- 518 HWY 1152

Elizabeth Area: Palestine Road Parish Barn

Oberlin Area: 1216 Cottongin Road

Mittie/ Fairview Area: District 3 Fire Stations @ Hwy 377 Grant and N. Carpenters Bridge Road Mittie, And Palestine Road Parish Barn

Kinder Area: Parish Barn @ Old Pump Road

Reeves Area: Parish Barn on South Lyles

 

UPDATE 08.30.2017:

Tropical Storm Harvey will slowly weaken as it moves northeast across Louisiana today.

The major problem will continue to be the ongoing flooding in southeast Texas and east Texas, as well as the potential for more flooding in central Louisiana.

Winds will continue to be gusty today across southwest, south central, and central Louisiana.

Expect to see wind gusts in the 30 to 40 mph range through this afternoon in this region.

Wind will be gusting less than 30 mph in southeast Texas.

Expect to see some trees fall down due to the winds and saturated grounds across our entire forecast area.

The storm surge threat has decreased in southeast Texas and Cameron Parish, but there is a lot of standing flood waters that will take days to drain.

The storm surge threat continues for Vermilion, Iberia, and St. Mary Parishes, where water can be 2 to 4 feet above ground level through this afternoon due to the strong onshore flow of winds.

We are forecasting an additional one to four inches of rain in parts of east Texas and central Louisiana. Amounts will be an inch of rain or less for southeast Texas, and southwest and south central Louisiana.

Record river flooding is forecast on Pine Island Bayou near Sour Lake and Bevil Oaks, Village Creek near Kountze, and the Neches River near Beaumont. Major flooding is forecast for the Sabine River near Bon Wier, Deweyville, and Orange, Bayou Anacoco near Rosepine, Bundick Creek near Bundick Lake, Calcasieu River near Old Town Bay, Salt Water Barrier, and Sam Houston Jones State Park.

There will be a threat for isolated tornadoes today in parts of central and south central Louisiana. 

 

 

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ALLEN PARISH SCHOOLS

Friends,

      Due to the recent Hurricane Harvey incidents and the amount of rainfall we are now receiving. All ALLEN PARISH SCHOOLS ARE NOW CLOSED for the safety of our children and the school staff. Road conditions are becoming more hazardous due to continued rain and we expect that roads will be covered by water in some areas soon. Please Be Safe and GOD Bless!!

DRUG ARREST - OAKDALE

OAKDALE: On August 14, 2017, narcotics officers with the Allen Parish Sheriff's Department received information on Andrea Michelle Willis using/ selling crystal methamphetamine across from from 207 W. Beck Avenue in Oakdale. During the investigation and surveillance at that location, Officers identified known meth users going to the location during the afternoon and night time hours.

On August 16, 2017, APSO narcotics officers made contact with Willis a short distance from her home and discovered Willis was in possession of more than 40 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine packaged in bulk/street sales packaging. A search of the Willis's residence turned up meth Paraphernalia, crystal meth and digital scales with suspected meth residue.

The seized narcotics field-tested positive for both crystal meth and synthetic meth, all of which will be sent to the crime lab for lab analysis. The investigation is continuing and more arrests are forth coming.

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ARREST CHURCH BURGLARIES

On August 18th, APSO Investigators discovered information leading to the arrest of Justin Townley, of Texas (originally of Oakdale). APSO discovered that Townley was staying in an apartment at 105 Hospital Dr., in Oakdale city limits. During a subsequent search, Townley was found to be in possession of stolen items from all three burglarized churches: First Baptist, Mount Olive and Cross Memorial Methodist. He was also in possession of a vehicle stolen out of Texas. Townley was charged with 3 counts of Burglary and Theft, 2 counts of Theft over $5,000, one count of Theft under $5,000, possession of a stolen vehicle. The investigation is continuing and more charges and arrests are likely

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