Baton Rouge Private Investigators


Louisiana Statewide Investigations
& Process Service

For the past forty years, Julius & Lizca Bombet and Bombet, Cashio Darbonne & Associates have been active in the United States and abroad conducting professional investigations and research for attorneys, insurance companies, business and industry. The extensive experience gained by Julius Bombet and his associates has led to successful investigations in over 40,000 cases ranging from the simplest to the most complex. Bombet, Cashio & Associates’ staff of  licensed investigators is composed of professionals experienced in a wide array of investigations.

Julius Bombet, retired October 2017, but maintains a close relationship with the agency. He is a Certified Legal Investigator and Certified Fraud Examiner, was formerly with the Louisiana State Police and served as Chief Investigator for the Baton Rouge District Attorney’s office for 5 years. He also has 9 years of experience as a staff investigator for a large law firm. He served as National Director of the National Association of Legal Investigators and served as a member of the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners, the state’s investigative licensing authority. He was  Regional Director and Legislative Committee Vice-Chairman for the National Council Of Investigation and Security Services and is currently the Treasurer. Julius Bombet was presented with the Investigator of the Year Award in 1994 by the Louisiana Private Investigators Association and the Investigator of the Year Award in 1998 by the Global Investigators Network.  In 1999 at the Northeast Super Conference, he was awarded the first Julius Bombet Lifetime Achievement Award for service to the investigative profession.  He is the recipient of numerous other professional awards.

Bombet and his staff have conducted investigations throughout the United States as well as Greece, Turkey, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Trinidad, U.S. Virgin Islands, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Jamaica, Guam, Japan, Korea, Spain and Italy.  We manage a network of investigators most anywhere your investigation needs may be.

Thomas J. Cashio,, President, Certified Legal Investigator and Notary Public, has over 31 years of experience in the field and specializes in background investigations, assets investigations, accident investigations, video surveillance, covert video installation, skip tracing/locates, and statement taking. He also specializes in motor vehicle crashes including DMV and insurance information retrieval, scene photography and video.  He is the past president of the Louisiana Private Investigators Association and the past Region IV Director of the National Association of Legal Investigators.

Tommy has also served as an instructor at Louisiana State University for the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners forty hour school and a frequent presenter at private investigator association seminars on “Skip Tracing” as well as other subjects.

Lynette Darbonne,, Vice President/Secretary, as been with Bombet, Cashio Darbonne & Associates since 1989.  For the 6 years prior to coming to work for our firm, she worked for attorneys in Lafayette and  Baton Rouge. She has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and served as Treasurer for the Louisiana  Private Investigators Association for 7 years.  She was also the Editor of  “The LPIA Journal” a quarterly magazine published by the Louisiana Private Investigators Association and was LPIA’s 2000 recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award.  Lynette is licensed in Louisiana and Texas.

D. Scott Johnson,, Licensed Investigator has been with the agency since 2006. He joined the armed forces after graduating from Baker High School, Baker, Louisiana.  He has eight years of combined service in the United States Marine Corps and Louisiana Army National Guard.  After attaining a B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology from Louisiana State University, he gained his first experience in the field of investigations with a local legal investigations firm, specializing in background and accident investigations, and skip tracing.  Prior to becoming an investigator with Bombet, Cashio Darbonne & Associates, he was the Financial Crimes Investigator for the Louisiana State Office of Financial Institutions for four years, specializing in complex financial investigations involving banks, mortgage companies, licensed lenders, and credit repair companies.  He is our Surveillance Operations Supervisor and also handles day to day investigationswith the agency.

Information on Bombet, Cashio Darbonne & Associates’ other staff investigators are available upon request.

We will be happy to provide our clients and prospective clients with our Certificate of Insurance upon request.

11220 N. Harrell's Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
P.O. Box 627
Mataire, LA 70004
207 S. William Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506