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  • Company bookkeeper faces felony theft charge

    March 14, 2014 7:10 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A former manager/bookkeeper for Trinity Southern Foods has been accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from his employer. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says 54-year-old Jeffery Norbury, of Bossier City, was arrested Monday by Louisiana Probation and Parole for violating conditions of parole. He was convicted in... more »
  • Pineville teen faces charge of terrorizing

    January 10, 2014 9:49 AM

    PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Pineville teen has been arrested and booked with terrorizing after an anonymous tip to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office. The Town Talk reports Pineville police arrested the 17-year-old at his home on Wednesday after authorities discovered a threat made by the teen on... more »
  • Man faces murder charge in toddler's death

    May 23, 2013 8:38 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old man has been arrested, accused in the death of his girlfriend's 20-month-old son. Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says Emmanuel Hernandez, a Mexican National, was booked late Tuesday after being transferred from the custody of immigration officials. The sheriff's office says Hernandez lived with... more »
  • Calif. man booked on police battery charge

    February 25, 2013 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 52-year-old California man was arrested after he kicked a Baton Rouge, La., police officer in the face when the officer tried to put leg restraints on him. The Advocate reports police booked Georgiy A. Tyannikov, of Sacramento, Calif., over the weekend with battery of... more »
  • Ferriday woman arrested on Medicaid fraud charge

    October 16, 2012 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A personal care attendant from Ferriday has been arrested on charges she submitted false timesheets to her employer for work she didn't perform. Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell's office says 29-year-old Ullonda Rena Curry was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail last... more »
  • Pineville woman faces cruelty charge

    June 4, 2012 8:13 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Pineville woman has been arrested after her daughter was admitted into a Shreveport hospital for treatment of burns to the body. Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies tell The Town Talk Tracey Vanantwerpen was charged with second degree cruelty to a juvenile after her 2-year-old daughter was... more »
  • NO police charge man in fatal shooting

    May 29, 2012 6:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say they have arrested a man for shooting another man multiple times then fleeing on a bicycle with a gun in hand. Officers arrested 19-year-old Michael Matthews at around 4:15 Sunday morning and charged him with murder in the death of 29-year-old Kevin... more »
  • NO man arrested on child porn charge

    May 18, 2012 8:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A New Orleans man has been arrested on a charge of pornography involving juveniles. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says 30-year-old Daniel R. Ponder was arrested earlier this week as part of a joint investigation involving his office's High Technology Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, Baton... more »
  • Woman faces murder charge in death

    April 27, 2012 10:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge woman accused of shooting a man in February, stealing his bike, riding a few blocks and then fatally shooting another man has been indicted on murder and attempted murder charges. The Advocate reports an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged 29-yeaer-old... more »
  • Charge increased against man in son's death

    April 5, 2012 11:29 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A state judge in Caddo Parish has increased the charge against a Shreveport father arrested in the death of his 1-year-old son. The Times reports that 23-year-old Rodricus Crawford, who had been charged with second-degree murder, now faces a first-degree murder charge. He was arrested in... more »
  • Ex-drug force leader faces drug charge

    January 23, 2012 10:33 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The former supervisor of the Rapides Parish drug task force has been arrested on drug and malfeasance charges after being indicted by a parish grand jury. Michael LaCour, who had been a sheriff's lieutenant before resigning following an initial arrest in August, is accused of distribution... more »
  • Peeping Tom pleads guilty to obscenity charge

    January 13, 2012 11:05 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Brusly man has pleaded guilty to one count of obscenity after authorities caught him on camera peeking into his 16-year-old neighbor's bedroom window. The Advocate reports Charles Kazmir entered his plea Thursday. Col. Richie Johnson, of the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, says... more »
  • Hammond man pleads guilty to gambling charge

    January 13, 2012 10:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Hammond, La., man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal sports betting business and tax evasion. Federal prosecutors say 51-year-old Joseph A. Schillace IV has agreed as part of his guilty plea Thursday to pay more than $464,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.... more »
  • Ascension Parish workers arrested on theft charge

    January 13, 2012 10:04 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales Police have arrested two Ascension Parish Drainage Department employees for theft after they were caught removing toilet paper from a restroom in Jambalaya Park. The Advocate reports 50-year-old Lawrence Morris, of Napoleonville, and 25-year-old Corey Breaux, of Donaldsonville, are believed to be behind a rash... more »
  • Montel Williams' Drug Paraphernalia Charge Dropped

    April 13, 2011 11:57 AM

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - A judge dismissed a drug paraphernalia possession charge against former talk show host Montel Williams, who was briefly detained at a Milwaukee airport in January after a search of his luggage turned up the type of pipe commonly used for smoking marijuana. Williams, who says he legally... more »
  • Natchitoches Man Arrested on Pornography Charge

    December 13, 2010 7:51 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - A 59-year-old Natchitoches man has been arrested and booked with pornography involving juveniles. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said in a news release that Oscar J. Stamper was arrested following an investigation by his office, state police and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office. Stamper was booked... more »
  • Music festival producer arrested on rape charge

    November 5, 2010 9:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who produces two of New Orleans' largest music festivals was arrested Friday on a rape charge, but his lawyer says he has been falsely accused. Stephen Rehage, founder and producer of Voodoo Fest and producer of the Essence Music Festival, was freed on $10,000... more »
  • Louisiana Woman Faces Charge of Cruelty to a Juvenile

    November 3, 2010 8:08 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police have arrested a 36-year-old woman accused of beating her 11-year-old son and another juvenile. Barbara Hayes of Alexandria was booked with cruelty to a juvenile. Witnesses told police that Hayes began hitting her son Sunday night with her fists and a belt because he... more »
  • Opelousas Man Arrested Twice in 24 Hours

    October 22, 2010 6:24 PM

    Opelousas Police arrested the same man, twice, within 24 hours. Wilford Young was arrested last night on distribution of drug charges. He bonded out, but then today he was arrested again. Police say both times he was prescribed the drugs he was trying to cell. Today, police claim he attempted... more »
  • Rapides Parish man Faces Attempted Murder Charge

    October 4, 2010 6:26 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Rapides Parish man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after being accused of shooting a juvenile near his property. Authorities say Milton McGuire told sheriff's deputies he had been having a problem with prowlers. Assistant Chief Herman Walters says that McGuire saw two people... more »
  • Former Iberia Parish Sheriff Facing Misdemeanor Charge

    August 31, 2010 1:29 PM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Former Iberia Parish Sheriff Sid Hebert is facing a misdemeanor federal charge in connection with a waste processing company he managed at the Port of Iberia. Hebert ann the company, Environmental Compliance Solutions, each face charges under the federal Clean Water Act The Advocate reports... more »
  • Paris Hilton Arrested on Cocaine Charge in Vegas

    August 28, 2010 4:31 PM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Paris Hilton was arrested late Friday after a police motorcycle officer smelled marijuana smoke wafting from a black Cadillac Escalade driven by her boyfriend on the Las Vegas Strip, then found cocaine in her purse, authorities said. A crowd quickly gathered when Hilton and Las Vegas... more »
  • Woman to stand trial on charge of slicing DiCaprio

    August 26, 2010 10:02 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge ordered a woman to stand trial on a charge of slashing Leonardo DiCaprio's face with glass during a 2005 party. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Edmund Willcox Clarke ordered Aretha Wilson to face one count of assault with a deadly weapon. The charge includes... more »
  • Armed Robber Bites Victim

    August 19, 2010 12:02 PM

    Press Release: On August 18, 2010 Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Jawyne Keiwane Sweat for attempted armed robbery. Sweat was wanted for the attempted robbery that occurred on August 14, 2010. The details of the incident are as follows. The victim was standing in a front yard... more »
  • Rapper Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charge

    June 29, 2010 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch has pleaded not guilty to several charges including first-degree murder. Hatch appeared Monday before state District Judge Mike Erwin. Hatch's attorney, Marcus Allen, spoke after the hearing and said Hatch is "absolutely not guilty." Hatch is accused of... more »
  • DWI Suspect Adds Theft Charge

    June 18, 2010 9:15 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A Raceland woman being driven home after she was charged with DWI, managed to have a theft charge tacked on as well. 41-year-old Christy Shields was stopped by deputies after allegedly driving her vehicle erratically. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says Shields registered a .252 blood-alcohol... more »
  • Alleged Dog Fighter Billed Only on a Drug Charge

    June 17, 2010 9:20 AM

    Troy Hubbard, arrested more than a year ago on several charges including cruelty to animals and dog fighting, has been billed only on a drug charge. The St. Landry Parish District Attorney filed a bill of information this month charging Hubbard with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. ... more »
  • Slemco Storm-Rider Charge

    June 16, 2010 6:32 PM

    Slemco costumers are seeing a new charge on their bill. It's called "Gustav-Ike Storm-Rider" and is suppose to help the electric company replenish funds used during those 2008 hurricanes. Communications Manager at Slemco, Mary Laurent, says other electric companies implement charges like this after storms all the time. But,... more »
  • LA National Guard unit is in charge at Camp Liberty in Baghdad

    June 14, 2010 12:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana National Guard unit is in charge at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq. Sgt. Tresa L. Allemang, a guard spokeswoman in Iraq, says in an e-mail that the 199th Brigade Support Battalion, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, took over garrison command earlier this month. Lt.... more »
  • Government In Charge Of Response To Oil Spill

    May 27, 2010 1:17 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the government is in charge of the response to the Gulf oil spill, not the oil company BP. Obama says all steps BP takes to end the huge spill must be approved in advance by the government. Obama says his administration will do... more »
  • Cafeteria Worker Faces Indecency Charge

    May 19, 2010 10:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 40-year-old cafeteria worker at Green Oaks High School is behind bars for propositioning a 12-year-old girl over the telephone. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator tells The Times that Quenton Washington was arrested Monday and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for indecent behavior with a... more »
  • 2 Charged: Fraudulent Tax Refunds

    May 7, 2010 10:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputy and a tax preparer have been indicted on charges they used the identities of prison inmates to fraudulently obtain more than $800,000 in tax refunds. The sheriff's deputy, 42-year-old Warren LeBeauf, and the tax preparer, 36-year-old Tamara Scott-Landry, were charged Thursday... more »
  • Prairieville Man Gets 28 Years in Manslaughter Charge

    April 26, 2010 12:59 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Prairieville man has been sentenced to two concurrent 28-year jail terms after pleading guilty March 2 to two counts of manslaughter. Blake Cannon Reine was sentenced on Thursday. The Daily World reports the charges stemmed from a May 16 crash on La. Highway 182... more »
  • Woman Faces Vehicular Homicide Charge

    September 14, 2009 8:24 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - An Opelousas woman has been arrested after a crash that killed her passenger. State police identified the victim as 53-year-old Larry Coon of Opelousas. The driver, 45-year-old Jeanne Saucier, faces charges of vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated and careless operation. Troopers say Saucier was... more »

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