LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Clayton Davis has sentenced a Lake Charles man to 65 years in prison for illegal weapons possession. The American Press reports Carl Webb Jr. was found guilty April 11 of three counts of possessing stolen firearms and one count of possession of... more »
HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says 336 weapons were turned into authorities as part of a gun buy back event over the weekend. Normand said the 336 weapons represents an increase of 57 percent over last year, when 214 operational weapons were turned in.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Senate committee has shot down a bill that would have allowed concealed weapons to be carried inside churches. The bill, which had passed the House in a 74-18 vote, found no support in a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday. The measure by Rep. Henry Burns,... more »
Churches are places where people come together and worship, but some state legislators believe churches need to have better security.
Reverend Harold Trahan, pastor at St. Mary Catholic Church, said "I hope that if they do pass this law, that'll be up to the local pastor to say... more »
The Crowley Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into a residential burglary, which occurred in the 600 block of East 17th Street. The burglary during the week November 16th to November 23rd. The victims were out of town during the burglary and suspects gained entry by force. While inside,... more »
Arrested: 12:35am 11/28/09, Loc: Egle St. MC Terrell E. Poole, 18yoa, Ramos St. MC Charges: 1.) Armed Robbery 2.) Agg. Battery 3.) Illegal Carrying of weapons 4.) Resisting An Officer
Arrested: 12:35am 11/28/08, Loc: Terrebone St. MC Travin K. Smith, 19yoa, Lily St. Thibodaux La. Charges: 1.) Armed... more »
Date: November 30, 2009:
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the Weekend period the Sheriff's Office responded to 107 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests:
Crystal Stansbury, age 30 of Bellview Drive Franklin, La was arrested on 11-27-09 at 105am and charged with... more »