Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington promoted Sgt. James Toloso to the rank of lieutenant in a ceremony Aug. 19. Lt. Toloso, employed with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office since June 2004, will serve as the assistant warden at the Bossier Maximum Security Facility.
ALEXANDRIA, La.—United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Wednesday that Roland Castro, 41, an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary in Pollock, La., pleaded guilty to escaping a federal prison; and Timothy D. Willis, 49, of Philadelphia, Miss., pleaded guilty to assisting in Castro’s escape.
NEW ORLEANS, La.—The newly restored Bourbon Orleans Hotel, one of the New Orleans Hotel Collection, located in the heart of the historic French Quarter, announced a wonderful new experience based on the many sightings of spirits at the iconic property over its centuries of existence.
The turtle, affectionately known as “Jaws,” was transported to the Audubon Nature Institute’s Aquatic Center in New Orleans for evaluation and eventually underwent surgery at the Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center (LVRC) in Mandeville, La. The turtle’s rehabilitation has been overseen by Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ veterinary staff.