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  • Covington cop who arrested football refs demoted

    December 31, 2013 7:25 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a lieutenant who arrested two high-school football referees in October has been suspended without pay and demoted to sergeant. Lentz says Stephen Short must also pass an evaluation before he can return to work after the 10-day suspension, and cannot... more »
  • N.O. cop to be sentenced for lying about shooting

    April 11, 2012 6:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans police officer is facing prison time when a judge sentences him for lying about the aftermath of a deadly shooting outside the city's convention center following Hurricane Katrina. Ronald Mitchell is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance. Mitchell's... more »
  • Indicted former cop claims technicality

    March 7, 2012 10:46 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Raul Johnson, the former Monroe Police corporal currently under federal indictment for selling stolen items on eBay, is arguing that the evidence being used against him was gained unlawfully. The News-Star Johnson filed a motion asking the judge to suppress evidence in his case because it... more »
  • Prosecutors Challenge New Trial for EX-NO Cop

    June 4, 2011 11:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to order a new trial for a former New Orleans police officer convicted of writing a false report on a deadly police shooting after Hurricane Katrina. A notice of appeal filed Friday by U.S. Attorney Jim Letten's office says... more »
  • Lil Wayne's Guards Face Cop Impersonation Charges

    April 14, 2011 12:01 PM

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Two security guards face charges of impersonating police officers after they escorted rapper Lil Wayne to an Indiana nightclub. 43-year-old Ronald Andre Harrod and 23-year-old Larry Lee Richardson of Indianapolis wore police-type uniforms and gun belts as they escorted Lil Wayne to a Bloomington nightclub Wednesday.... more »
  • Jury Convicts New Orleans Cop on 2 Counts

    February 16, 2011 9:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Henry Hollins, a veteran New Orleans police officer who prosecutors said carried a "portable sex kit" in the trunk of his cruiser, has been convicted of attempted aggravated rape and second-degree kidnapping. The conviction came Tuesday after a five-day trial. A 40-year-old woman accused Hollins of... more »
  • NOPD Fires 2 Cops Accused of Misconduct

    February 6, 2011 1:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two New Orleans police officers have been fired for misconduct while on duty. The Times Picayune reports Officer Carey Dykes, a 13-year veteran, was fired this past week for numerous violations, including having sex with a woman while on the clock, sleeping while on duty and... more »
  • Cop Resigns, Apologizes for Spitting on Fellow Cop

    December 11, 2010 10:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans cop who spit in the face of a fellow officer as he was being handcuffed during an arrest for drunken driving has resigned from the force and apologized. David Ogozalek agreed to leave the force Friday in order to avoid prison time for... more »
  • N.O. cop who admitted lying to grand jury retires

    December 6, 2010 9:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans police sergeant who admitted lying to the grand jury probing a deadly police shooting after Hurricane Katrina has retired from the department. Cmdr. Bob Young says Sgt. Purnella Simmons - a 29-year veteran - retired Monday, but no reason was given for her... more »
  • Witness: Cop said looters 'deserved to be shot'

    November 12, 2010 9:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer on trial for gunning down a man outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath said after the shooting that looters are "animals" who "deserved to be shot," a fellow officer testified Friday. The former officer, David Warren, is charged... more »
  • Under Cover Cop Buys Drugs From Night Club Dancer

    October 11, 2010 3:24 PM

    According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon a local night club dancer got more than a tip last Thursday evening when dealing with one of her patrons. Agents who were working in an undercover capacity with the Vermilion / Narcotics Task force traveled to the Paradise Club located on the by-pass... more »
  • Waterproof's ex-top cop faces corruption charges

    September 27, 2010 9:18 PM

    ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) - Former Waterproof police chief Miles Jenkins faces trial on felony corruption charges and sentencing on unrelated assault charges within two days next month. Jenkins was convicted last week of hitting a woman he pulled over for speeding and the Tensas Parish sheriff's deputy who came... more »
  • Ex-Cop Pleads 'no contest' in Brutality Case

    September 23, 2010 4:38 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Rather than face trial for malfeasance in office, a former Eunice Police officer has entered a plea of no contest. Twenty-eight-year-old Micah C.Z. Arceneaux had been scheduled to go on trial later this week on charges of malfeasance and aggravated battery. His no contest plea, while... more »
  • Ex-cop pleads 'no contest' in brutality case

    September 22, 2010 9:03 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Rather than face trial for malfeasance in office, a former Eunice Police officer has entered a plea of no contest. Twenty-eight-year-old Micah C.Z. Arceneaux had been scheduled to go on trial later this week on charges of malfeasance and aggravated battery. His no contest plea, while... more »
  • No bond for ex-cop accused in bridge shootings

    August 3, 2010 9:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal magistrate ruled Tuesday that a former New Orleans police officer accused of shooting two unarmed men days after Hurricane Katrina cannot be released before trial because he is dangerous and a flight risk. Magistrate Judge Louis Moore ordered Robert Faulcon, one of four defendants... more »
  • Sheriff: Cop Impersonator Pulled Gun

    July 5, 2010 8:51 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A Kentucky man who police say stopped a car on Interstate 10 and pulled a gun on the driver has been charged with impersonating an officer. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said Herman Justice, 56, had a red flashing light on his car and an arsenal... more »
  • Abbeville's Top Cop

    November 4, 2009 12:12 PM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - Right after high school, Toby Walker entered the oil field and learned the world of sales. After 10 years of that, Walker said he needed to find something else. "The money was good, but the work was up and down, up and down," he remembers. So... more »
  • Cop disciplined after marijuana found in his house

    October 22, 2009 10:08 AM

    MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Mandeville Police detective whose adult children were allegedly growing marijuana in his home has been disciplined but will not face criminal charges. Mandeville Police and St. Tammany Parish deputies raided the home of Leonard Pfleider on Oct. 8 after learning that his child... more »
  • State Crime Labs Awarded $2.4 Million in Grant Money

    October 8, 2009 2:04 PM

    Attorney General Caldwell: Grant Will Help Us As We Seek Justice for Victims of Crime WASHINGTON-Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) announced today that the Louisiana State Police has been awarded two grants totaling $2,481,416 from the Department of Justice to improve its crime labs and reduce the backlog of forensic... more »

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