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Pictured is a suspect in a recent armed robbery pointing a gun at workers at a local Family Dollar.

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Pictured is the suspect, 28-year-old Johnathan Hakeem Williams.

VPPD search for armed robbery suspect

On Friday, Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue reported that his department is in search of an armed robbery suspect, who has been identified as 28-year-old Johnathan Hakeem Williams.

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Pictured are officers with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police investigating a fatal crash on Monday that occurred at the St. Landry Parish/Evangeline Parish line Sunday morning. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

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Pictured are Louisiana State Troopers looking over a rail along a bridge at the St. Landry/Evangeline Parish line where the body William Morein was located after being involved in a fatal accident Sunday morning. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

24-year-old Ville Platte native killed in crash on Hwy. 167

On March 18, 2018, shortly before 3:00 a.m., Louisiana State Troopers with Troop I responded to a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 167 just outside of Ville Platte at the St.

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