Alfredo L. Capote, 30, was arrested at a government housing authority complex in the 100 block of north Dickey Street. Deputies with the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Task Force went to the apartment after connecting Capote to an ongoing counterfeit check operation.
Although many parents may monitor their children’s computers and phones, they may not realize that predators can also communicate with minors over their videogame systems that are connected to the Internet, the source said. The victim’s father in this case was smart enough to check his son’s videogame system and.
Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said a reward of up to $7,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for vandalizing and burning a LaSalle Parish logger’s equipment recently.
According to the guilty pleas, DEA drug task force agents learned that Ponte was distributing methamphetamine in Shreveport. They recorded her on Jan. 12 setting up sales and then observed her traveling to meet Lopez. Agents arrested the defendants after they arrived at a hotel in separate vehicles.
“The CAT proposal is not fiscal reform. It’s a complex departure from the HCR 11 Task Force and a convoluted approach to raising $900 million more in taxes from Louisiana entrepreneurs and businesses that are already struggling through a recession and natural disasters,” stated LABI president and CEO, Stephen Waguespack.
— A Louisiana tax return preparer, Finecia Draper of Simmesport, La., prepares fraudulent tax returns for her customers, according to a new civil suit filed by the Justice Department. The suit, filed in federal court in Alexandria, Louisiana asks the court to permanently bar Draper from preparing federal tax returns for others.