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POLICE REPORT

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The following arrests and/or citations were reported in St. Martin Parish from Monday, August 1, through Sunday, August 7.

Parks man charged with killing half brother

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Parks resident Wilfred J. Viator, 50, has been charged with one count of second degree murder following his arrest this past weekend.
Investigators with the St. Martin Sheriff’s Office say deputies responded to a 911 call from Viator’s residence around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. A suicidal subject was requesting assistance.

Catholic Priest Arrested for Child Pornography

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On July 27, investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Special Victims Unit arrested a Catholic priest in St. Martin Parish. The arrest was the result of an investigation into his possible possession of pornography involving juveniles.

Who is Jihad Mohammad?

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A short biographical sketch of Jihad Muhammad is probably in order.

Digs for cemetery researcher questioned

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For the past four-plus years, the city has provided an apartment to a University of Chicago forensic researcher. The matters of cost/benefit and liability for the living quarters, as well as the veracity of the project, were the subject of mildly heated discussion at the July 19 City Council meeting.

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