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Thibodaux Police Department

1309 Canal Blvd.
P.O. Box 5418
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70302
Emergency: 911
Office: (985) 446-5021
Fax: (985) 446-7214
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City of Thibodaux, LA
From: Police Department
Contact: Public Information Officer, Fred Detro
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2003
City of Thibodaux
1309 Canal Blvd.
Thibodaux, LA 70301


On the afternoon of January 22, 2003 officers of the Thibodaux Police Department responded to the intersection of Jackson Street and Canal Blvd. in reference to a traffic accident.

Upon arrival, it was learned that one of the parties involved had fled the accident scene, but a witness a local business was able to identify the suspect, Ernest Smith age 39 of 1211 General Nicholls Street in Thibodaux, LA, who minutes later returned and met with officers.

Detecting the odor of an alcoholic beverage on Mr. Smith’s person, officers conducted a series of tests including a chemical test for alcohol that showed a blood alcohol concentration of .185 grams.

Subsequently, Mr. Smith was arrested and booked with the charges of First Offense DWI, Hit and Run Driving, and Improper Backing.

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