UPDATE: New details about standoff in Lafayette


UPDATE: Lafayette Police say they were following up on a complaint of drug activity in a parked vehicle outside a residence on Champagne Street that led to an afternoon standoff.

Cpl. Bridgette Dugas said when police arrived and approached the vehicle, a male inside the car got and went inside a home and refused to exit.

Dugas said after some negotiating, he exited the home.

Due to COVID restrictions she said he was served a warrant for possession of marijuana and possession of a stolen firearm.

A second male who exited the home was released, she said.

A female on scene was arrested for possession of marijuana and issued a misdemeanor summons.

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: Two people have been detained following a midday standoff that has ended, authorities said.

The Lafayette Police Department is expected to provide additional details this afternoon.

ORIGINAL: Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, including SWAT, are believed to be involved in a standoff in the 100 block of Champagne Street

Details are scarce at this time. We will provide new information as it becomes available.

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