Detective Laura Guise, Public Integrity Officer
1309 Canal Boulevard
Thibodaux, La. 70301
Phone #(985) 446-5021
Fax # (985)446-7214
On any given week, it hasbeen estimated that approximately ten to fifteen misdemeanor summon arrests aremade by the Thibodaux Police Department for violation of the city’s noiseordinance. It appears that a vast majority of young motorists riding invehicles are either unaware or have chosen to ignore the Thibodaux PoliceDepartments city noiseordinance.
Whenmusic emitting from a vehicle can be heard at a distance of hundred feet orgreater, it is considered a violation of the city’s noise ordinance. First time offenders receive a misdemeanor summons which carries afine greater than $100.00. Second time offenders not only receive amisdemeanor summons, but also an order of a mandatory court appearance as well.
TheThibodaux Police Department asks that when one chooses to play music in avehicle, they abide the law and have respect for others.