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In Memoriam
In Memoriam

Since 1934, many have answered the call to serve the citizens of Scott.


We honor those who have come before us and have given so much of themselves.      

We appreciate the path they have laid and the lessons they have taught.                 

They will always be in our thoughts and forever in our hearts.


This page is dedicated to the memories of our recent loved ones that have moved on from this earth.

Maddie Stoute
Maddie Stoute
Ronald Joey Myers, Jr.
Chief Chad Leger

Officer Ronald “Joey" Myers, Jr. was born November 18, 1969, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. After graduating high school, Officer Myers became a Police Officer at the Port of Lake Charles. Later, Officer Myers began working for the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, where he obtained the rank of Lieutenant. He would then join Scott Police Department and serve as a Patrol Officer and School Resource Officer at Scott Middle School.


After a long, hard-fought battle with cancer, Joey passed on May 19, 2012. Scott Police Department, along with several additional law enforcement agencies, escorted Joey to his final resting place in Estherwood Cemetary.


When not working, Joey enjoyed playing golf and shooting pool. His greatest joy in life, though, was caring for his family. Joey's love of family, pride in his career, positive thinking, and courageous fight touched and inspired all who knew him. He will be dearly missed and loved forever.


Survivors include the loves of his life, his beautiful wife of 15 years, Janine LeJeune Myers, and their two girls, Libby Delia and Anne Marie, all of Estherwood. He is also survived by his mother, Sharon Shaw Myers of Arnaudville; father, Ronald Joseph Myers, Sr. of Lake Charles; sister, Mary Alice Prejean of Lafayette; father-and-mother-in-law, Patrick and Cynthia LeJeune of Estherwood; sister-in-law, Jessica Boullion and husband, Ben of Crowley; brother-in-law, Jason LeJeune and wife, Laura of Morse.

Officer Ronald "Joey" Myers, Jr.
1969 ~ 2012

Madeline "Maddie" Robin Stoute was born July 1, 1963. She was employed by Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office for approximately 18 years serving as a secretary for the Juvenile Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and Medical Department. In addition, she enjoyed working at Metro Bingo Hall for nearly 15 years.


Maddie joined the Scott Police Department as a Department Records Clerk in February 2003 where she continued to serve through her courageous battle with cancer. Sadly, the department lost a great friend on January 2, 2010.

Maddie was known for her loyalty, dedication, and infectious smile. She was like a second mother to some of the officers of the Scott Police Department and a great friend to so many others. She is still greatly missed.

Maddie was the wife of current Scott Police Department  Ordinance Enforcement Officer/Evidence Custodian Kevern Stoute and mother to Tressie Clothier Trail.

Ronald "Joey" Myers, Jr.

Department Records Clerk

Madeline "Maddie" Robin Stoute


Officer Byron Romero
Thin Blue Line
Byron Romero
Byron Romero

Officer Byron Romero was born October 16, 1967, and lived in Branch, Louisiana.

Byron started with Scott Police Department in 1989 and served the community as a Police Officer, Shift Supervisor/Sergeant, and Uniform Patrol Commander/Lieutenant. Byron would later leave Scott PD and join Crowley Police Department in 2010 to serve as a Criminal Investigator until his passing. 


During his time with Scott PD, Byron was responsible for training several new Police Officers, overseeing the Patrol Division during times of a growing department and city, and was named Officer of the Year by the department in 2005.

Byron was a great cook and avid outdoorsman. His love for family and friends were always apparent. His memory will live on through those that were fortunate enough to obtain his affection.

Surviving are his wife, Crystal Landry Romero of Branch, three daughters, Brittany Romero and finance' Floyd Carmello of Church Point, Whitney Romero Adams and husband Michael of Branch, Macklyn Romero of Branch, one son, Timothy Romero of Branch, eight grandchildren, brother, Duke Romero and wife Lori of Church Point, sister, Monique Romero Bush and husband John of Branch, brother, Barry Romero and wife Denise Credeur Romero of Duson, sister, Janee' Romero Ellis and husband Bob of Broussard, mother, Marie "Toni" Richard Romero of Church Point, former wife and mother of three of his children, Stephanie Lynn Thomas Romero of Branch.

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