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Press Releases

Infant Abandoned

Thursday, March 21, 2002

According to Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom on Thursday March 21, 2002 at approximately 5:50a.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1200th block of Carmel Drive in reference to an abandoned child. Upon arrival the residents informed deputies that someone had left a newborn male child at their doorstep. Acadian Ambulance was at the scene and transported the child to University Medical Center where he is in stable condition. The investigation is ongoing and Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Sheriff’s Office at 232-9211 or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-Tips.




Lt. Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office