City of Thibodaux 1309 Canal Blvd. Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: (985) 446-5021 Fax: (985) 446-7214
Unauthorized Entry of a Business
During the evening hours of Tuesday, September 20, 2005, the Thibodaux Police Department received 911 calls from a male caller requesting the police at the American Red Cross Office located at 1253 Canal Boulevard.
When Thibodaux Officers arrived, they searched the exterior of the business. All public access doors were found secured. As the Thibodaux Officers searched the rear of the business, they located a broken window.
Unsure if entry was made into the business, the department’s K-9 Officer was called to the scene along with his K-9 partner “Cisco”. As “Cisco” entered the business, he quickly located a suspect inside the business and gave alert to his handler. Afterward, Thibodaux Officers apprehended a suspect identified as Cliford Lewis. Lewis was placed under arrest. During the apprehension, Thibodaux Officers observed that Lewis had sustained a laceration to his left hand when obtaining entry into the business. Lewis was transported to a local hospital were he was treated and released and transported to the Thibodaux Police Department. There, Lewis was booked and charged with (1ct) Unauthorized Entry of a Business. Upon completion of booking, Lewis was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he awaits bond.