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  • Man accused of holding elderly parents captive

    March 3, 2014 10:43 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Deputies say an elderly Gonzales couple's son is accused of holding them captive in their own home for five days until their granddaughter came to their rescue. Maj. Ward Webb of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office tells The Advocate 44-year-old Richard Miley was arrested last week... more »
  • French charges for man accused of tossing kitten

    February 3, 2014 6:27 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Officials say a 24-year-old man accused of throwing a kitten high into the air and uploading a video clip of the act to his Facebook profile faces up to two years in prison and a 30,000-euro ($40,500) fine. The accused faces charges of animal cruelty Monday in... more »
  • $5M bond set for man accused in child's death

    October 25, 2013 9:12 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A state judge has set a $5 million bond for a Sulphur man indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of an infant. The American Press reports 24-year-old Trent Dubroc is accused of throwing his girlfriend's 13-month-old child against a wall out of... more »
  • Man accused of shooting pregnant woman in Gonzales

    August 15, 2013 9:08 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say an eight-months-pregnant woman hit by gunfire was rushed to a hospital where she underwent emergency delivery of her baby and surgical treatment of her bullet wounds. Deputies tell The Advocate 25-year-old Kenyia Houston, of Gonzales, and her newborn baby are both... more »
  • Man accused of carrying BB gun up Capitol steps

    June 21, 2013 8:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a Greenwell Springs man has been booked with resisting arrest after allegedly carrying a BB gun up the state Capitol steps and then running from the guard who took it. Sgt. J.B. Slaton says 32-year-old Russell Vaughn allegedly ignored orders Wednesday... more »
  • Man accused of setting church fire during service

    May 21, 2013 8:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Charles Parent says that when a man set fire to church doors during a service, some churchgoers put out the fire and others followed the man until police arrested him. Parent's news release Monday evening did not identify the 36-year-old man.... more »
  • Man accused of selling Coast Guard equipment

    May 25, 2012 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 47-year-old Denham Springs man faces federal charges of mail fraud and retaining stolen government property for allegedly selling electronic equipment from the U.S. Coast Guard. The Advocate reports an indictment was returned by a federal grand jury Wednesday in Baton Rouge. According to the... more »
  • Trial begins for man accused of killing his wife

    May 15, 2012 7:11 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Tioga man accused of killing his wife then trying to run over two deputies is set to stand trial. The Town Talk reports Joseph Anton Chehardy Jr. is charged with second-degree murder of his wife, Janeva Lasyone, who was shot twice, once in the head,... more »
  • Man accused of defrauding spill victims' fund

    May 15, 2012 6:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 41-year-old businessman who moved to New Orleans from Georgia after the catastrophic BP oil spill in 2010 has been charged with defrauding a compensation fund set up for victims. The Justice Department says Dwayne Smith was charged last week on one count... more »
  • Man accused in deadly BR holdup extradited

    April 11, 2012 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 40-year-old man has been extradited from California to face charges in a botched drug deal-turned-armed robbery that left one of his relatives dead. Police Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Tuesday that Marcus Heard of Baton Rouge would be booked with second-degree... more »
  • St. James man accused of illegal fish, game sales

    April 4, 2012 9:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has accused a 66-year-old St. James man of illegally buying nearly 1,900 fish and some venison, and illegally selling more than 1,000 fish and some of the venison. Enforcement spokesman Adam Einck says Roy Folse faces 55 counts alleging... more »
  • Man accused of swiping fuel from pump stations

    March 22, 2012 7:30 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Thibodaux man has been accused of stealing nearly $10,000 worth of diesel fuel from four Terrebonne Parish flood control pump stations. Sheriff's deputies say 31-year-old Dale Massey also is suspected in a school burglary in Houma and the attempted burglary of a shed owned by... more »
  • Haughton man accused of sexual behavior with girl

    March 16, 2012 9:11 AM

    BENTON, La. (AP) - A Haughton man is jailed on a $500,000 bond after being accused of sexual behavior with a 4-year-old girl he was babysitting. The Bossier Parish sheriff says 21-year-old David Jennings was booked Wednesday with aggravated rape and pornography involving a juvenile. Authorities allege he inappropriately touched... more »
  • Man accused in fatal shooting, motel standoff dies

    March 12, 2012 5:57 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 29-year-old has died three days after a police standoff followed a killing and other attacks in Lake Charles Police tell the American Press that Felton Watson of Lake Charles died Saturday in a hospital where he was taken after suffering seizures during questioning on... more »
  • Winnsboro man accused of hunting contest fraud

    January 24, 2012 9:33 AM

    WINNSBORO, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has accused a 54-year-old Winnsboro man of shooting a deer with an illegal weapon - and committing fraud by entering it in four big buck contests. Spokesman Adam Einck said Monday that Billy W. Jordan allegedly shot the buck... more »
  • Man accused of killing ex-wife in Winnfield

    January 6, 2012 9:39 AM

    WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - Winnfield police have arrested a man in the death of his ex-wife. Gregory Washington has been booked with second-degree murder. He is accused of killing Jacquelyn Washington after a domestic argument got out of control. Police say the victim was found shot and stabbed multiple times... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at animals from truck

    November 2, 2011 7:08 AM

    HOLDEN, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials say a 41-year-old man has been accused of shooting at animals from his pickup truck with two teenage boys at his side. Kenneth W. Gordon, of Holden, was cited Oct. 28 for cruelty to animals, hunting from a moving vehicle, discharging a firearm... more »
  • Man accused of thefts totaling $292,000

    August 11, 2011 10:46 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say a former Lake Charles man is accused of stealing nearly $292,000 from a local construction company. Kim Myers, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman, tells the American Press 53-year-old Mark W. Karkowski, who now lives in Morro Bay, Calif., is accused of making unauthorized... more »
  • Man accused of texting, 2 hit-and-run wrecks

    July 11, 2011 6:04 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - State police say a 34-year-old Denham Springs man is accused of texting while driving and of two hit-and-run wrecks, one of which injured a 17-year-old boy. Trooper Russell Graham II said Sunday that Andrew J. Williams also was booked late Saturday with negligent injury and... more »
  • Man accused of blacking son's eye with remote

    June 6, 2011 9:58 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A West Monroe man spent the weekend in jail after police accused him of throwing a television remote at his 8-year-old son and blacking his eye. According to Sunday's News Star, Ronald B. Adams was booked with cruelty to a juvenile. Police say an argument broke... more »
  • Man Accused of Passing Counterfeit Checks

    June 2, 2011 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State police have arrested a 60-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of passing counterfeit checks and defrauding Regions Bank of more than a $100,000. In a news release, troopers say Oliver Edwards Sr. was booked Tuesday with bank fraud and felony theft. Detective say Edwards allegedly... more »
  • Man accused of embezzling diesel fuel

    April 13, 2011 5:53 AM

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Police say a former employee of C&C Pumping Services in Biloxi has been accused of taking more than 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel from the company over a one-year period. Lt. Bobby Darden tells The Sun Herald that Charles Bryan Whitecotton of Gray, La., turned himself... more »
  • Man accused of screwdriver killing ruled insane

    March 29, 2011 8:20 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Calcasieu Parish judge has ruled that a 23-year-old man accused of killing a convenience store clerk by stabbing him in the neck with a screwdriver remains insane and unable to stand trial on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges. The American Press reports that... more »
  • Hammond man accused of child porn

    January 25, 2011 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says a 19-year-old Hammond man has been booked with possessing pornography involving juveniles. He said in a statement Tuesday that Sean Joseph Decelle was arrested after an investigation by the Louisiana Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit and the Tangipahoa Parish... more »
  • Holden Man Accused of 101 Indecent Acts

    November 30, 2010 9:01 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies say a 44-year-old Holden man has been arrested on more than 100 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, and more could be forthcoming. Deputy Perry Rushing says that Franklin Dale Church was arrested Friday and booked with 101 counts of indecent... more »
  • New Details on Man Accused of Dumping Girl's Body

    November 6, 2010 10:34 PM

    New details on the man accused of killing a young girl and dumping her body in central Louisiana. "Thomas Steven Sanders" was actually presumed dead 16 years ago, that's several years after he seemingly disappeared, family and friends hadn't seen him since 1987. Sanders is accused of murdering 12-year-old... more »
  • NY Man Accused of Stealing Heavy Equipment

    August 21, 2010 4:18 PM

    PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a New York man is accused of selling a stolen front loader and possessing other stolen heavy equipment. Trooper Nick Manale said Friday that 52-year-old James Hurst was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on charges of felony theft and possessing stolen... more »
  • Man Accused of Stabbing Son Goes on Trial Starting Today

    August 18, 2010 1:36 PM

    Newman Thibodeaux, the man accused of stabbing his son, Keith Thibodeaux, in the stomach earlier this year at the Belaire Cove Crawfish Etoufee cookoff in Ville Platte, goes on trial starting today in Ville Platte starting at 9am. Jury selection was held yesterday (Tuesday).
  • Man Accused of Shooting at People Pleads Not Guilty

    August 12, 2010 5:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Mississippi man who federal prosecutors say fired a shotgun at three black men in a racially-motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina has pleaded not guilty to all five counts he faces. Roland Bourgeois Jr., a 47-year-old white man from Columbia, Miss., is accused of opening fire... more »
  • Lafayette Man Accused in Stabbing Will not be Indicted

    August 12, 2010 1:49 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A grand jury has declined to indict a 37-year-old Lafayette man accused in the Valentine's Day stabbing death of a man in a Scott nightclub. The grand jury returned a no true bill Wednesday on Christopher James Marmottin, who faced one count of manslaughter in Nathan... more »
  • Death Sentence Upheld For Man Accused of Killing Child

    August 12, 2010 11:24 AM

    HOUSTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the death sentence of a Corpus Christi man condemned for the 1998 killing of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter. In its ruling, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is critical of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for deciding earlier that... more »
  • Man Accused of 146 Burglaries

    May 26, 2010 10:17 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Police say a fugitive arrested in Port Allen is accused of committing 146 burglaries in southeast Louisiana. Before Port Allen police arrested him Tuesday, Police Chief Fred Smith said 20-year-old Demond Boston was designated as a "most wanted" fugitive by the Thibodaux Police Department, the... more »
  • Trial Set for Man Accused in Death of Minister

    May 21, 2010 9:56 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The trial of a man accused of killing a Thibodaux priest nearly 18 years ago will likely go forward in August, though a judge ruled two months ago he can not be sentenced for the crime because he was a juvenile at the time of the... more »
  • Forked Island Man Accused In Plaquemine Murder

    January 22, 2010 6:37 PM

    A Forked Island man is accused of killing a man in Plaquemine. 25-year-old Channing Paul Touchet allegedly shot 17-year-old Jamarius Riley. Media reports say Touchet might have mistaken Riley for someone else. The teenager was walking home from his job at a local grocery store when he was killed.
  • Man Accused In Girlfriend's Murder Bond Remains

    November 9, 2009 7:12 PM

    A man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in Pointe Coupee Parish will remain behind bars on a $1 million bond. Authorities say Larry Snyder kidnapped Davina Chapman from a bar near Krotz Springs and killed her. In court Monday, he was denied a bond-reduction. Initially, the... more »

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