ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Registered sex offenders will have to report to a special education session on Halloween night. The Town Talk reports that the Alexandria District Probation and Parole Office will conduct the session between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday in Alexandria. The Alexandria District serves Avoyelles, Catahoula,... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Facebook, MySpace and other social networking sites will soon be off-limits to certain sex offenders. The Senate gave final passage to the ban Wednesday, sending it to the desk of Gov. Bobby Jindal, who supports the bill. The measure by Opelousas Rep. Ledricka Thierry would... more »
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Department supports 5 bills Governor Bobby Jindal signed last week, cracking down on sexual offenders that prey on children. The goal is to better track and punish offenders.
The legislative package includes increased sentences for habitual offenders, better ways to get electronic information, and... more »
Sex crimes have always been difficult cases for investigators to solve, but officials in Acadiana are making sure they deal with those cases in the best way possible.
Renee Louviere, Assistant District Attorney for the 16the Judicial District Court, said there's an increase in the number of cases... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - About 100 sex offenders from a six-parish area in Central Louisiana had orders to attend a Halloween night meeting at the Louisiana Probation and Parole office in Alexandria.
Officials say the meeting, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., is partly to help the community feel... more »