Lake Arthur, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Lake Arthur is a town in Jefferson Davis Pari, Louisiana and the parish set is Jennings. The population the 2016 estimated census was 2,746 . Lake Arthur is part of the Jennings Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Lake Arthur sits on the north shoe of lake Arthur a tidal station of the Mermentau River. The town extends into the center of the lake. Early Native Americans, the Attakapas, camped near Lake Arthur because of the abundant wildlife here. Acadians moved to the area in the late 1700s and one of the settlers was Arthur LeBlanc. The town was eventually named after him.
Cypress lumbering was a big economy buster in the late 1800 and two saw mills were established in Lake Arthur. One sawmill burned down in 1890.
Lake Arthur is a mixture of Acadians, French, and Anglo-Americans. Lake Arthur is “Louisiana’s Best Kept Secret.”

Lake Arthur, Louisiana
Sherry Crochet, Mayor
PO Drawer AK
102 Arthur Avenue
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Phone: 337-774-2211

Lake Arthur Administration Website
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Lake Arthur, LA is 24% lower in crime than the national average. For every 100,000 people there are 5.88 daily crimes. Lake Arthur is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
In 2015 there were 0 murders, 1 rape, 0 robberies, 1 assault, 8 burglaries, 8 thefts, 1 auto theft and 0 arsons.
There are 18 registered sex offenders in Lake Arthur as of September 2018. The ratio iof resident in lake Arthur to sex offenders is 54 to 1.

Lake Arthur, Louisiana Police Department Information

As of 2016, there were 10 sworn full-time police officer in Lake Arthur. Officers per 1,000 residents is 3.65. The Police Department is open 24/7 and incudes
Lake Arthur PD
Kobi Turner, Police Chief
102 Arthur Avenue
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Phone: 337-774-2411
Fax: 337-774-3821
dhief@townoflakearthur.org

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Lake Arthur, Louisiana Records Requests

For records concerning births, deaths, marriages and divorces plus property information, contact:

Lake Arthur, Louisiana
Sherry Crochet, Mayor
PO Drawer AK
102 Arthur Avenue
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Phone: 337-774-2211

For information on police matters like traffic citations, arrests and warrants, contact:

Kobi Turner, Police Chief
102 Arthur Avenue
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Phone: 337-774-2411
Fax: 337-774-3821
dhief@townoflakearthur.org

Jennings, Louisiana and Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office Information

Divisions in the Sheriff’s Office include the civil division, dispatch, investigations, jail, K9 Unit, marine division, patrol, narcotics, reserves, livestock division, and tax division.

Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office
Ivy Woods, Sheriff
Po Box 863
321 E. Plaquemine St.
Room 102
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: 337-824-3850

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Jefferson Davis Parish Jail
Dustin Locke, Corrections Commander
PO Box 863
321 E. Plaquemine St.
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: 337-824-3850

The jail has a sixty-two-bed capacity.
Visitation is held every Saturday. Female inmate are allowed visitors from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Males inmates are allowed visitors from 9:00 am until 11:30 am. Each inmate can have up to two visitors per visitation. Visits last for thirty minutes.

Inmate mail is screened before being passed out on Monday through Friday. Include the inmate’s name on the envelope and send VIA the Postal Services to:
PO Box 863 Jennings, LA 70546

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